Sunshine Law & Public Records

Overview

The advent of new technologies has added new challenges to compliance with Ohio’s Sunshine Law. Our attorneys are well-versed in basic compliance requirements, as well as the more challenging scenarios created by text messages, Google Docs and social media. We also routinely assist districts with responses to requests for public records. While these requests can be voluminous and time-consuming, we have technology in place to make the task of producing required records less onerous.

Experience

The Sunshine Law & Public Records group’s experience and services include the following:

  • Counsels school districts faced with voluminous public record requests and responds to same on behalf of clients.
  • Counsels school districts on various aspects of compliance with Ohio’s Open Meetings Act.
  • Counsels school districts on compliance with Ohio’s Public Records Act, including the impact of new technologies on public records.
  • Assists clients with development of record retention schedule in compliance with requirements of the Ohio Attorney General and Ohio Historical Society.

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