Family of Casey Christopher Goodson, Jr. Demands Answers in His Death

Posted: December 06, 2020

DECEMBER 6, 2020 - The Family of Casey Christopher Goodson, Jr. demands answers after Casey was shot and killed by a police officer on December 4, 2020. Casey was an amazing young man whose life was tragically taken after being confronted by a Frank... Continue Reading


Lawsuit Seeks Systemic Change to End Police Abuse and Discriminatory Enforcement

Posted: July 08, 2020

July 8, 2020  COLUMBUS — A group of local law firms today filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the City of Columbus on behalf of more than a dozen people attacked by Columbus police officers during recent protests against excessive use of... Continue Reading


Former W+B Intern Selected as Member of Chief of Police Advisory Panel

Posted: June 17, 2020

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2020 Walton + Brown LLP is excited to announce that our former intern, 19-year-old Andrew B. Pierce II, has been selected as a member of an advisory panel for the Columbus Division of Police. The City announced Tuesday the format... Continue Reading


Supreme Court Rules Today that Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers

Posted: June 15, 2020

The United States Supreme Court ruled today that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects gay and transgender workers, giving a major victory to the L.G.B.T. movement. The vote was 6 to 3, with Justice Neil M. Gorsuch writing the majority o... Continue Reading


Chanda Brown Joins Elite Group of Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialists

Posted: January 10, 2020

The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) recently announced that it has certified attorney Chanda L. Brown, a partner with Walton + Brown LLP, as a specialist in the area of Labor and Employment Law. Of the more than 20,000 attorneys in Ohio, the Ohio S... Continue Reading


Family of Elizabeth "Lizzy" Robertson-Rutland Retains Walton + Brown, LLP As They Seek Answers in Daughter's Death

Posted: October 08, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbus, Ohio (October 8, 2019) – The family of Elizabeth “Lizzy” Robertson-Rutland has retained Attorneys Sean Walton and Chanda Brown of Walton + Brown LLP to investigate her death as a result of a motor vehicle accident tha... Continue Reading


Life Care Plans as a Settlement Tool

Posted: September 03, 2019

Oftentimes when a client is injured, their needs may extend for years beyond the initial incident - especially in catastrophic cases. Thus, choosing the right life care plan is an essential and useful tool which will ensure a client receives the maxi... Continue Reading


Mediating Sexual Harassment Claims

Posted: July 23, 2019

Recently, there has been increasingly new laws, regulations, and workplace policies regarding sexual harassment. As a result of the #MeToo movement especially, we have subsequently seen an increase in the number of claims surrounding harassment. Cons... Continue Reading


What to do after a Fireworks Injury?

Posted: July 07, 2019

The Fourth of July celebrations are over and today is the last day of the long Fourth of July weekend for many this year. While the displays can be very beautiful and exciting to watch, the truth is fireworks are really dangerous. Not only can explos... Continue Reading


What is not Included in a “Full Coverage” Insurance Package?

Posted: May 31, 2019

Working as a personal injury firm, we are familiar with car accidents and insurance companies. Coverage offered to our clients from insurance companies tends to vary depending on which package is purchased and from where. A common misconception in th... Continue Reading


Understanding Sex/Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted: April 22, 2019

Do you believe that you or a loved could have possibly been discriminated against in the workplace because of your sex/gender? There are many different ways you can be discriminated against, and it can often be difficult to determine what classifies... Continue Reading


Village of New Holland Mayor and Chief of Police Sued in Federal Court by Journalist

Posted: April 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbus, Ohio (Apr. 16, 2019) – Moments ago, Walton + Brown LLP filed a federal civil rights complaint in the United States Federal Court against the Village of New Holland and its Police Department, as well as the village’s ma... Continue Reading


Grand Jury Indicts Michael Avenatti on 36 New Charges, Accused of Stealing Millions from Clients

Posted: April 15, 2019

Federal prosecutors in California announced 36 new charges against attorney Michael Avenatti late last week. Avenatti rose to fame several years ago as the lead attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels, in her legal claims against President Donald... Continue Reading


Alabama Men's Prisons are so Unsafe They Likely Violate the 8th Amendment

Posted: April 09, 2019

According to a recent report from the Department of Justice (DOJ), there is reasonable cause to believe that the conditions in men’s prisons in the state of Alabama violate the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. This report was r... Continue Reading


Southern Ohio Correctional Facility Warden, Prison Guards, and Nurses Sued in Federal Court by Two Men Who Were Stabbed Inside of the Jail While Handcuffed by Fellow Inmate and Alleged White Supremacist

Posted: April 03, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Southern Ohio Correctional Facility Warden, Prison Guards, and Nurses Sued in Federal Court by Two Men Who Were Stabbed Inside of the Jail While Handcuffed by Fellow Inmate and Alleged White Supremacist Surveillance video of th... Continue Reading