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October 2012 CBA REPORT
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table of contents
President’s Brief
Make an Impact and Support the VLP
By Anthony E. Reiss, President, Cincinnati Bar Association
Cover Article
Patent Reform: Raising the Bar?
By Martin J. Miller
Feature Article
Preserving Trade Secrets for Ohio Business Entities
By Joel M. Frederic
Feature Article
Beyond Civility
By Robert R. Rack
Balanced Living
Suicide is Preventable
By John R. Francis
Tech Tip
Must Have Election Apps
By Mary Lynn Wagner
In the Spotlight
Celebrating 30 years: VLP Marks Milestone Anniversary of
Service to the Poor
By Viginia C. Whitman
On Second Thought
Verbal Jujitsu
By Bea V. Larsen
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BLAC-CBA Round Table
20
CBA Staff Directory
24
Cincinnati Bar Foundation
39
Classified Ads
30
Committee Corner
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Continuing Legal Eduction
34
CLE Seminar Calendar
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Ethics Hotline
35
Legal Community News
37
Member/Firm News
20
Member Services
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Young Lawyers Section
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CBA
T
he Cincinnati Bar Association,
founded in 1872, is an Ohio not-for-
profit corporation, the members of which are
attorneys principally practicing in Hamilton
County, Ohio. Its mission is to maintain
the highest professional standards among
attorneys, to enhance the professional
competence of attorneys, to improve the
administration of justice, to serve the needs
of members, and to provide law-related
service and education to the public.
Cincinnati Bar Association 2012-2013
Board of Trustees
Anthony E. Reiss,
President
Jean Geoppinger McCoy,
President-Elect
John P. Tafaro,
Vice President
Natasha M. Cavanaugh,
Secretary
Chad S. Levin,
Treasurer
W. Breck Weigel,
Immediate Past President
Jason E. Abeln
Erin Manahan Alkire
Edward J. Boll III
Stacy A. Cole
Eric K. Combs
Hon. Ethna M. Cooper
Douglas R. Dennis
Jack B. Harrison
Joseph D. Heyd
David M. Lafkas
Bridget G. McGraw
Richard L. Moore
Kelly Mulloy Myers
Laura S. Raines
Neal J. Weill
John Mark Williams
John B. Pinney,
ABA Delegate
John C. Norwine,
ex officio
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