By: Carrie Bennice / Date: 20, December 2018

Chris Georgalis and Paul Flannery Featured Speakers at the CMBA’s Small Firm & Solo Practitioner Section

On December 20, 2018, Chris Georgalis and Paul Flannery were the featured speakers at the CMBA’s Small Firm & Solo Practitioner Section Lunch Meeting, presenting on the topic of When the Feds Come Knocking.

By: Carrie Bennice / Date: 18, December 2018

Current Trends in Environmental Regulatory and Criminal Enforcement to be Discussed at the CMBA Environmental Law Section’s 2018 Environmental Law Institute

On December 18, 2018, Paul Flannery organized and moderated a panel of speakers, including representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard investigative service and the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, to discuss current trends in environmental regulatory and criminal enforcement before the CMBA Environmental Law Section’s 2018 Environmental Law Institute: Great Lakes Update, in a presentation titled Handling Parallel Criminal and Civil Environmental Enforcement Actions.

By: Carrie Bennice / Date: 05, December 2018

Hot Topics in Health Care Law

On December 5, 2018, Justin Withrow and Paul Flannery moderated a panel of speakers, including the FBI, Ohio Attorney’s General Office, HHS-OIG, the General Counsel’s Office of the Cleveland Clinic Akron General, at a CMBA program titled Hot Topics in Health Care Law sponsored by the Health Care Law Section and the Criminal Law Section, on the topic of Fraud Investigations: How to Help Health Care Providers When the Government Knocks on the Door.

By: Carrie Bennice / Date: 27, November 2018

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law: Chris Georgalis Selected as Guest Speaker at White Collar Crime Course

On November 27, 2018, Chris Georgalis was selected as a guest lecturer at Professor Patricia Falk’s White Collar Crime course at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, offering insights on the white collar crime practice area from a criminal defense perspective.

By: Carrie Bennice / Date: 18, November 2018

Defendent Facing 30 Year Prison Sentence Dismissed

Federal District Court Judge dismisses federal criminal indictment against defendant represented by Flannery Georgalis who was facing a mandatory minimum 30-year prison sentence.

By: Carrie Bennice / Date: 13, November 2018

Sixth Circuit Appeal Involving Complex 4th and 5th Ammendment Issues Dismissed

Flannery Georgalis, having prevailed on a dispositive motion at the district court level, successfully obtained a dismissal of a Sixth Circuit appeal filed by the United States government in a criminal matter involving complex 4th and 5th Amendment issues.

By: Carrie Bennice / Date: 28, September 2018

Move to Suppress All Evidence Against Defendent Facing 30 Years Successful

In a major defense victory, Flannery Georgalis, as court-appointed counsel, successfully moved to suppress all evidence against a defendant facing a mandatory minimum 30-year prison sentence in federal district court following a significant suppression hearing. Read the full article here.

By: Carrie Bennice / Date: 28, September 2018

Paul Flannery and Kevin Vogel Moderate CMBA’s Small 2018 Small and Solo Expo

On September 28, 2018, Paul Flannery and Kevin Vogel moderated and spoke at the CMBA’s Small 2018 Small and Solo Expo, Gaining Traction: Driving Your Practice Forward, presenting on the topic of Liar, Liar: What to Do When Your Client Lies.

By: Carrie Bennice / Date: 30, August 2018

Paul Flannery Provides Insight About Detail Subpoena

Paul Flannery was interviewed by cleveland.com reporter Andrew J. Tobias for his story on the FBI search warrant executed in the federal bribery investigation of Cliff Rosenberger, Ohio's former House Speaker. In response to a months-old public records request, state legislative officials released copies of a subpoena and a search warrant federal investigators delivered to them in late April. Paul was asked to provide his insights, as a former federal prosecutor who prosecuted high profile, public corruption matters, regarding the… Read more

By: Carrie Bennice / Date: 19, July 2018

Chris Georgalis Interviewed About Terrorism

Because of his work as a federal prosecutor and now a high stakes defense attorney, Chris Georgalis was interviewed and quoted by cleveland.com reporter Evan MacDonald in a piece about terrorism stings and the delicate balance between entrapment and public safety. Read the full article here. The article provides: "From authorities' perspective, it's critical to investigate suspicious online posts because the internet represents 'a means of surreptitious communications and ready access to like-minded individuals,' said Cleveland attorney Chris Georgalis, a… Read more