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January 23, 2024
4:00PM - 5:00PM EST

Webinar: Runaway Contracts: Lessons Learned from Ohio Supreme Court Case

Online Registration is Open!

Registration:

Online Registration is Open!

Price:

  • Member: $45.00
  • Non-Member Member: $65.00

Continuing Education:

  • 1 CE Hour, Preneed Ethics, approved with the State of Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors

Summary:

In a recent decision announced October 12, 2023, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled unanimously that Ohio’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act was not violated by a funeral director who contacted customers from his previous employer to transfer their preneed funeral contracts to his current employer.

This case presents an opportunity to discuss the case generally and a range of issues listed below:

  • Ohio’s Public Records Statute and how it relates to funeral service.
  • Ohio’s preneed Annual Report
  • FTC’s regulation of non-compete clauses and upcoming obligations.
  • Unprofessional Conduct
  • Potential preventative contractual measures such a non-solicitation and confidentiality clauses

Objectives:

  1. What does this court decision mean for my business?
  2. How can I protect my funeral home from this type of conduct?
  3. How does the preneed reporting requirements of the Ohio Board of Embalmer and Funeral Directors impact my business?

Presenter:

David A. Ingram, Esq.
OFDA General Counsel
The Ingram Firm

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David is a Columbus-based attorney practicing in a range of areas such as emerging businesses and non-profit and tax-exempt organizations. He draws on his experience as the previous executive director for the State of Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors to serve OFDA and its membership. He enjoys the opportunity to assist funeral service entrepreneurs and family-owned businesses in navigating compliance, licensing, risk, and the unique challenges that they face each day.

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