Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine PC is pleased to announce the shareholder, Janet G. Abaray, has been appointed as Chair of the Judicial Branch and Administration of Justice Committee for the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission.
The commission is charged with conducting a detailed review of the current provisions of the Ohio Constitution, identifying perceived problem areas, and proposing specific amendments for consideration by the General Assembly.
Ms. Abaray will serve on the eleven person committee alongside committee Vice-Chair, First District Court of Appeals Judge Patrick Fischer, Commission Co-Chair Speaker William Batchelder, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French, State Senators Michael Skindell and Larry Obhof, and State Representative Dennis Murray, among others.
Janet Abaray, who acts as managing partner of Burg Simpson’s Ohio office, said “I am looking forward to this opportunity to serve and collaborate on proposals to address current constitutional issues facing the citizens of Ohio.”
With offices in Cincinnati, Denver, Steamboat Springs, Cody and Phoenix, Burg Simpson is a firm of award winning trial lawyers practicing in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, class actions, mass tort, commercial litigation, employment law, insurance bad faith, workers’ compensation, and social security.