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June 11th, 2019 OESCA Legislative e-Update

Matthew John Markling serves as General Counsel for the Ohio Educational Service Center Association (“OESCA”) and McGown & Markling is a longstanding strategic partner with OESCA. Please click here to view the June 11th, 2019 OESCA Legislative e-Update. This e-Update provides information on the FY 2020-2021 Executive Budget that was released today during a 10:00 a.m. press conference.

Matthew John Markling Attends Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys Special Education Roundtable

On June 18, 2019, Matthew John Markling is attending the Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys Special Education Roundtable, which consists of fellow school board attorneys dedicated to the practice of special education. Mr. Markling’s dedication toward special education goes beyond roundtables. For example, Mr. Markling and his wife established the Markling Family Foundation to […]

Matthew John Markling Presents to South Central Ohio Superintendents

On June 14, 2019, Matthew John Markling is giving a legal update to superintendents at the South Central Ohio Educational Service Center, which proudly serves school districts in Adams, Jackson, and Scioto Counties. The South Central Ohio Educational Service Center also provides regional services in Lawrence, Pike, Ross, and surrounding counties. The South Central Ohio […]

Untimely Arbitration Demands May Not Be Arbitrable

In the case of Streetsboro Edn. Assn. v. Streetsboro City School Dist. Bd. of Edn., 2019-Ohio-2170, an Ohio appellate court held that the express time limitations for bringing arbitrations set forth in the grievance procedure of a collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) is binding and can result in untimely grievances not being arbitrable. In this case, […]

June 3rd, 2019 OESCA Legislative e-Update

Matthew John Markling serves as General Counsel for the Ohio Educational Service Center Association (“OESCA”) and McGown & Markling is a longstanding strategic partner with OESCA. Please click here to view the June 3rd, 2019 OESCA Legislative e-Update. This e-Update provides information on the FY 2020-2021 Executive Budget that was released today during a 10:00 a.m. press conference.

The Ohio Ethics Commission – The Voice of Ethics – 2019 Quarter 2

The Ohio Ethics Commission just published its newest newsletter, which can be viewed here. Past newsletters from the Ohio Ethics Commission can be viewed here. McGown & Markling is often asked to opine on various ethics issues, but the best ethics advice comes straight from the Ohio Ethics Commission itself. To request an advisory opinion from the […]