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image Women's History Month: Florence Ellinwood Allen - First Woman Elected to a Judicial Office in the United States

Women's History Month: Florence Ellinwood Allen - First Woman Elected to a Judicial Office in the United States

In our final installment of highlighting women who blazed a path for women attorneys, we introduce you to Florence Ellinwood Allen. Born in 1884, Florence grew up in Cleveland and graduated from Western Reserve University with a degree in music. When her music career was cut short by an injury, she began writing as a music critic for The Plain Dealer and soon took an interest in politics and law. At the time, Western Reserve University did not admit women to its law school, so Florence entered the University of Chicago Law Department as the only female in a class of 100 students. She later transferred to New York University School of Law and graduated with honors in 1913. She returned to Cleveland and was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1914.…
image 5 Considerations for Drafting Your COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

5 Considerations for Drafting Your COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

At some point over the next several months, most of your employees will receive one of the various COVID-19 vaccines that the Food & Drug Administration has approved for Emergency Use Authorization. As your employees consider whether and when to obtain the vaccine, you, as their employer, have numerous issues to consider regarding the vaccination status of your employees. You should also formalize these decisions in a written Vaccination Policy that you provide to each of your employees, so that everyone is on the same page as to your requirements and expectations regarding the vaccine.…
image Wickens Herzer Panza Welcomes Attorney Jonathan T. Hyman

Wickens Herzer Panza Welcomes Attorney Jonathan T. Hyman

Wickens Herzer Panza is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney Jonathan T. Hyman to its Board of Directors, Litigation Department, and Employment & Labor practice team. He focuses his practice on management-side labor and employment law, providing businesses proactive solutions to solve their workforce problems and reactive solutions when they find themselves litigating against an employee or group of employees.…