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Star Beacon - Former North Kingsville Police Chief Sentenced

December 19, 2019

Nathan Houser, former North Kingsville police chief, has been sentenced to one year of community control, almost a year after he was charged, according to the Ohio Attorney General’s office. "We appreciate the professionalism of the Attorney General’s office in seeking a just and expeditious resolution as well as the thoughtful disposition imposed by the Court,” Friedman said.

C|M|LAW - Alumni Story: C|M|LAW HOF Member Ian Friedman ’97 Reflects on the Bresha Meadows Case

December 05, 2019

"It was past 10 p.m. on a weeknight in the summer of 2016 when Friedman Nemecek Long & Grant, L.L.C. Partner Ian Friedman ’97 arrived at the Trumbull County Juvenile Detention Center for a meeting with Bresha Meadows that would change his life." - Ohio Lawyers’ Bar Should Be at the Table When the Justice Center’s Future is Decided: Ian N. Friedman

October 29, 2019

Ian N. Friedman discusses the Cuyahoga County Justice Center project and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's exclusion from the steering committee. - Limitations on Attorney Access for Cuyahoga County Jail Inmates a ‘Constitutional Violation,’ Public Defender Says

October 29, 2019

Cuyahoga County Public Defender Mark Stanton says inmates at the Cuyahoga County jail are denied proper access to their attorneys. Restricted visiting hours, a lack of privacy, over-booked visitation scheduling and time limitations for in-person visits contribute to the problem, Ian Friedman said.

Ohio Metropolitan Bar Journal - The Power of One

July-August 2019

Read here to see more on President, Ian Friedman's Inauguration Speech on Friday, June 7th 2019.

Cleveland Jewish News - Ian Friedman Discusses Philosophy, Perspective and More

June 21, 2019

Ian Friedman, managing partner of Friedman Nemecek Long & Grant, L.L.C. in Ohio, discussed his philosophy and perspective as a lawyer in a June 14 interview with the Cleveland Jewish News at his downtown office.

Crain's Cleveland Business - Diversity is Top Priority for New Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association President

June 9, 2019

For the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's new president, Ian Friedman, the coming year will involve continuing efforts surrounding diversity and inclusion, and putting action behind those words.

Crain's Cleveland Business - CMBA Taps Ian Friedman for Next President

April 23, 2019

Among its next class of officers, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association has announced that its president for the 2019-2020 year will be Ian Friedman. - Boxer Adrien Broner, Accused of Forcibly Kissing Woman at Ohio Nightclub, Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charges

April 8, 2019

A Cuyahoga County judge on Monday placed professional boxer Adrien Broner on probation after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges in a June attack of a woman at a downtown Ohio nightclub. Broner’s attorney, Ian Friedman, said in a statement that the two were “very pleased” to put the matter behind him.

Akron Beacon Journal - Former Summit Sheriff’s Lieutenant Accused of Rape Sued by Alleged Victim

March 20, 2019

An Akron woman who has accused a former Summit County sheriff’s lieutenant of sexually assaulting her filed a lawsuit this week against her alleged attacker. Ian Friedman, one of Williamson’s Ohio attorneys, is confident his client will prevail.

The News Gazette - Second Ex-Student Sues UI Over Outcome of Sex-Assault Case

March 8, 2019

Attorney Eric F. Long defends his client's right to due process in a contentious case against the University of Illinois.

Star Beacon - Lawyer for Ex-North Kingsville Chief Vows to Fight

January 29, 2019

The lawyer for the ex-North Kingsville police chief said the former officer has “truth” on his side and plans to fight criminal charges against him. “Mr. Houser is entering a plea of not guilty,” said Ian Friedman, Houser’s lawyer. “The charges will be fought for as long as it takes to have Mr. Houser exonerated.”

IdeaStream - Medical Marijuana and Potential Legal Issues; DeWine Inauguration; Browns Introduce Kitchen

January 15, 2019

Ian Friedman and other guests discuss the news that medical marijuana is coming to Ohio. How will this work for doctors, patients, and the state? How will Marijuana be recommended and for whom?

THE I-TEAM - Medical Marijuana Means New Education for Ohio Law Enforcement

January 10th, 2019

Under Ohio law, drivers are allowed to have a small amount of marijuana (less than 2 ng/ml THC in blood or less than 10 ng/ml THC in urine) in their system and legally operate a car. "Not everyone with marijuana in their system is necessarily operating while intoxicated, particularly if they have a medical marijuana card," said lawyer Ian Friedman.

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