March 29, 2012 / Media Mention

Partner David Bloomfield interviewed for Columbus Dispatch article regarding Ohio's Commercial Docket

David Bloomfield, Jr., a Partner in the Firm's Litigation Department and President of the Columbus Bar Association, was interviewed for the article "Test project on business suits awaits judgment" published in the Columbus Dispatch.

The article discusses the future of Ohio's commercial docket given the recent recommendation of the state wide task force. The docket has been in a test project phase for the past three years, and if made permanent the docket would handle business-to-business lawsuits – an option considered by many as a positive attribute to Ohio's business climate.

Editorial note: Two Porter Wright Partners, Scott North and Jack Stith, are members of the task force. Members of the task force serve by appointment of the Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court.

From the Columbus Dispatch, John Futty reporting:
The survey also found that some respondents still think the handling of cases is too slow, with some recommending that the judges in the program take fewer criminal cases, said David Bloomfield Jr., bar association president.

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