Pierce Tucker to Speak at OSBA Judicial Independence Seminar

Taft Columbus partner-in-charge Janica Pierce Tucker will be a featured speaker at the Ohio State Bar Association’s Oct. 25 “Judicial Independence Under Attack: Building the Case for the Defense” webinar. In addition, Columbus Of Counsel Stephen Fitch is on the planning committee.

Pierce Tucker will serve on a panel titled “Consulting the Experts: How to Influence the Public's Understanding of Judicial Independence” alongside Thomas Stewart, communication, education, and leadership lecturer at The Ohio State University. 

Judicial independence is an important topic for attorneys as it directly
ties to lawyers’ duties to “further the public’s understanding of and confidence in the rule of law and the justice system.” This half-day program will provide Ohio lawyers with the information and resources they need to defend and advocate on behalf of the judiciary as an integral component of their professional responsibility.

3.75 hours of general CLE credit will be offered. For more information, or to register, click here.  

Pierce Tucker focuses her practice on representing clients in all aspects of employment and labor law. She is also active in civil trial, appellate litigation, and commercial litigation.

Fitch focuses his practice on commercial litigation. He routinely represents clients in all aspects of civil trial and appellate litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and professional responsibility. 

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