Attorney’s former clients reimbursed

Attorney’s former clients reimbursed


Two former clients of former Warren attorney Joseph D. Ohlin were reimbursed $8,527 as a result of Ohlin’s failure to account for settlement proceeds.

Ohlin resigned from the practice of law in Ohio, with discipline pending, March 14.

The reimbursement was ordered by the Board of Commissioners of the Clients Security Fund of Ohio, which was created in 1985 to reimburse victims of attorney theft, embezzlement or misappropriation.

The Ohio Supreme Court imposed an indefinite suspension against Ohlin’s law license in 2010 for causing damage to three clients by neglecting legal matters they entrusted to him and for failing to comply with other provisions of the rules of professional conduct.

Block watch meeting today


The Powerstown Neighbors Block Watch meets at 7 p.m. today at Faith Community Church, 1919 Midlothian Blvd. City Councilman John R. Swierz, D-7th, will be in attendance to discuss neighborhood issues.

Crossroads Hospice to mark Flag Day


Crossroads Hospice celebrates Flag Day with a patriotic sing-along, traditional flag-folding demonstration, and veterans’ pinning ceremony recognizing dozens of city veterans for their service.

Veterans will receive lapel pins, flags and certificates in recognitions led by Crossroads Hospice chaplain Daniel Tayman as loved ones wave American flags and sing patriotic music.

The events are at 2:30 p.m. today at Sterling House of Youngstown, 2300 Canfield Road, and 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Friday, Flag Day, at Omni Manor Skilled Nursing, 3245 Vestal Road.

Event planned for special-needs riders

East Liverpool

The Beaver Creek Horsemen’s Association/Columbiana County Chapter of Ohio Horsemen’s Council is hosting the annual Dale Brown Memorial Assisted Walk Ride for special-needs riders at the Beaver Creek State Park Horsemen’s Camp, 12816 Sprucevale Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

This ride, named for member Dale Brown, an avid horseman before an auto accident left him in a wheelchair, takes place each year with experienced horses, horse leaders and spotters, for those who would not be able to mount and ride a horse without a wheelchair-accessible mounting ramp and handicapped saddle that provides back support.

Refreshments will be served throughout the riding times.

For information, contact Cindy Lyon at 330-385-8865.

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