BUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT LAW AND LITIGATION

30 plus years experience in business and employment law and litigation in state and federal courts, including without limitation, BUSINESS entity formation (corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, joint ventures), corporate compliance, shareholder issues, minority shareholder rights, derivative actions, buy-sell, conversion, and dissolution. EMPLOYMENT discrimination (age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, religion, national origin, sexual harassment, retaliation for protected activities, public policy tort wrongful termination, breach of employment agreement, confidentiality and non-competition agreements, whistleblower violations, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Employment Retirement Income Security Act  (ERISA), workers' compensation, and collective bargaining agreements.

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CONSTRUCTION LAW AND LITIGATION

30 plus years experience in state and federal courts in construction law and litigation, including without limitation, construction contracting, breach of construction contract, defective workmanship and materials claims, mechanics' liens, unjust enrichment, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, bond claims, arbitration and mediation.

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MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION SERVICES

Mediation and arbitration services under contractual provisions, voluntary pre-suit mediation, court ordered arbitration/mediation.  Reasonable rates at locations within or outside the State of Ohio.  The primary mediation approach is based upon a somewhat modified version of dialectic logic, see G. W. F. Hegel, Phenomenology Of The Mind (London: MacMillan 1931, reprinted ed., New York: Harper & Row 1967), in order to resolve conflicts of right in a new and concordant level of social reality, see G. W. F. Hegel, Philosophy of Right, (London: Oxford University Press 1967, trans. by T. M. Knox). Of course, from a mechanical viewpoint, mediation takes the usual form of the mediator moving between the parties and their counsel who are separated shortly after the start of the mediation session. The primary arbitration approach is based upon classic legal analytic methodology: facts applied to controlling law to obtain a just result.

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ATT.Y JOSEPH S. STREB,

B.S., M.A., Ph. D., J.D.

Attorney Joseph S. Streb is a third-generation Ohio lawyer practicing in state and federal courts in multiple jurisdictions, with offices located at Columbus, Ohio.  Atty. Streb has over 30 years of experience in business law, including without limitation, entity formation and compliance, employment law and litigation, and construction law and litigation.  Atty. Streb earned his B. S. in business administration, M. A. in journalism, and Ph. D. in media studies from The Ohio State University.  Atty. Streb was awarded his Ph. D. in 1982 and J. D. in 1983.  Atty. Streb is admitted to practice by the Ohio Supreme Court, New York State Courts, U. S. District Court, S.D. Of Ohio, N. D. of Ohio, U. S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, N. D. of Illinois Trial Bar, E. D. of Wisconsin, U. S. Sixth Circuit Court Of Appeals, U. S. Tax Court, and U. S. Supreme Court.  Atty. Streb is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, Upper Arlington Civic Association, U. S. Fencing Association, and Professional Mediators Association.  Atty. Streb has been admitted pro hac vice to U. S. District Court Of Kansas (Kansas City), U. S. District Court, N.D. Of Georgia (Atlanta), State and Appellate Courts, Georgia and Michigan.  Atty. Streb was born in Dover, Ohio and graduated from New Philadelphia, Ohio High School where he was captain of the football, wrestling and baseball teams and an all-Ohio quarterback and wrestler.  Atty. Streb has won multiple national championships and world championship medals in the Olympic sport of fencing, including two team gold medals, one individual silver and three individual bronze medals at Veteran Fencing World Championships in the U. S., Austria, Australia, Bulgaria, Russia, Hungary, France, Slovenia, Germany, and Italy.  Atty. Streb has represented clients in business, employment, and construction matters, including without limitation, class action FLSA lawsuits in Chicago and Atlanta, race, sex, national origin, religious, and sexual orientation discrimination cases, disability discrimination, denial of reasonable accommodation disability discrimination, FMLA, ERISA, unemployment compensation, workers' compensation, public policy tort, infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy, copyright, and shareholder rights actions.  Some of Atty. Streb's clients include, Wireless Vision, LLC, Chemcote, Inc., Chemcote Roofing Co., Dynamic Construction Company, Wesney Construction Company, 3D Disaster Clean-up, Inc., Kellogg Cabinets, Inc., Wapak Ford, LLC, Columbus Community Cable Access, Inc., BKW Drywall Supply, Inc., Hutchison Media Group, Inc., Babcock Swine, Inc., Beyond Dream's Door Film Co., Dynamic Technologies, LLC; and Muirfield Energy, Inc.  Atty. Streb has numerous reported cases.  Atty. Streb served on the national Board Of Director for U. S. Fencing, Board Of Directors for Columbus Division, U. S. Fencing, Board Of Directors for Columbus Soccer League, Inc., and Columbus Co-rec Soccer, Inc. Atty. Streb is a member of U. S. Fencing, Federalist Society, Ohio State Alumni Association, UA Civic Association, Ohio State Photo & Cinema Society.  Atty. Streb is the author of newspaper and magazine articles, scholarly articles in law and media studies, screenplays, and literary fiction.

 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

PLEASE CALL 614-224-0200 or e-mail at Streblaw@sbcglobal.net.