Since 2000, Lennie Geiger has been a loyal and dedicated member of the Bugbee & Conkle family. As the firm’s bookkeeper, Lennie has had the important task of handling our finances. We are saddened, yet proud, to announce Lennie’s retirement, which is effective in January, 2017.
Although we will miss Lennie here at Bugbee & Conkle, we are certain Lennie will continue to impact others with goodhearted work throughout her retirement.
We are grateful for all of the hard work our staff pours into Bugbee & Conkle each day. Today we say Thank You to all of our employees.Read more
Bugbee & Conkle gladly welcomes Kelley Wagner to the team! Kelley hails from Tiffin, Ohio, and graduated from the University of Toledo in 2013 with a Bachelors in Paralegal Studies. She went on to volunteer her office skills and knowledge to Cedar Creek Church, where she still volunteers for occasional projects. Kelley also volunteers her survival and adventure skills with Skyview Ranch, a camp and retreat center where she has led various activities.Read more
As previously reported, on August 15, 2016 the Industrial Commission’s former Hearing Officer Manual was revised and renamed “Adjudications Before the Ohio Industrial Commission”. The manual review began in October, 2014 and resulted in eight extensive Commission meetings leading to major changes to the new manual.Read more
Ohio’s medical marijuana law became effective September 8, 2016. As a practical matter, employers should be able to continue with drug policies in the same manner they did before the law became effective. We will provide an in-depth review of the medical marijuana law on October 20, 2016 at our free Employment Law Seminar at the Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg, Ohio.
In workers’ compensation, the law addressed marijuana indirectly in R.C. 4123.
Ashley Lindsley recently joined the workers’ compensation litigation team at Bugbee & Conkle and is proud to be a part of the downtown Toledo culture again. Ms. Lindsley received an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from Stautzenberger College in 2013. Prior to joining Bugbee & Conkle, she worked as a paralegal in the areas of business organization, estate planning, and real estate law. Ms.Read more