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Legal News and Law Firm Coverage:

CLEVELAND METROPOLITAN BAR JOURNAL, “I CAN’T BELIEVE YOU HAVEN’T READ THIS BOOK YET”, DEC 2019

Alex writes about our experience implementing EOS here at the firm, or our Entrepreneurial Operating System. Read the article to learn what EOS is, including tips for implementation and a summary of what it entails. Read more…

CLEVELAND JEWISH NEWS, “FIRMS USE TECHNOLOGY TO RECRUIT, RETAIN YOUNG LAWYERS”, NOV 2019

Alex Gertsburg joins other local lawyers to explain the role of technology for recruiting, hiring, and retaining staff and especially younger lawyers from the current workforce pool and millennials. Read more…

SOAR TO SUCCESS MAGAZINE, ALEX GERTSBURG WANTS TO ‘COVER YOUR SIX’ AND PREVENT LEGAL LANDMINES IN YOUR BUSINESS, AUG 2019

Alex explains how his experience as General Counsel helped him build the foundation for a system of lawsuit prevention, helping clients to proactively avoid legal minefields before prosecutors and opposing counsel blow them up. The article also touches upon Alex’s personal life and management style. Find the article starting on page 4.

NEIGHBORS MAGAZINE, FROM MOLDOVA TO THE AMERICAN DREAM, MAY 2019

A glimpse of Alex’s journey: from his beginnings in the Soviet Union and adapting to a new country, to his experience in the military and taking the plunge to start his own law firm. This article also touches upon his family and side projects such as CoverMySix, Best.Podcast.Ever., and the We Solve Problems Essay Contest. Read more…

CLEVELAND METROPOLITAN BAR JOURNAL, ALEX GERTSBURG’S 15 RULES FOR BUILDING THE FIRM HE WANTED TO WORK FOR AND THE ONE HE WANTED TO HIRE, JUN 2018

Gertsburg Law Firm Founder Alex Gertsburg shares the guiding principles that he’s followed in shaping The Gertsburg Law Firm into the firm he’s always wanted to work for and the one he would want to hire. Read the featured article and learn how to succeed as a small business in any industry.

COSE COUNCIL OF SMALLER ENTERPRISES, 8 THINGS BUSINESSES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OHIO’S MEDICAL MARIJUANA ROLLOUT, MAY 2018

Ohio has set Sept. 8, 2018, as the deadline for a functional medical marijuana program. As that date approaches, there are preparations Ohio businesses should begin to undertake now to ensure they are prepared when legalization does occur. Nick Weiss, an attorney with The Gertsburg Law Firm, recently visited the Greater Cleveland Partnership’s offices to discuss what the medical marijuana rollout impact will be for companies in Northeast Ohio. Listed below are eight takeaways businesses need to keep in mind about the legalization of medical marijuana in Ohio… Read More

EXPERIENCE: ADVOCATING FOR EXPERIENCED LAWYERS AND THEIR FAMILIES, LAWYERS SPEAK: HOW WE’RE CREATING AN EDUCATIONAL MOVEMENT, APR/MAY 2018

This is no sleepy essay contest. An Ohio lawyer says his 6,000-student contest is a challenge, but one he’s so happy he took on. “Imagine a conversation that goes something like this: “Let’s do a social experiment where we challenge a bunch of local high school students to solve one important problem they’re dealing with.” “Might be interesting. Keep going…” Read More 

CLEVELAND JEWISH NEWS, MILITARY EXPERIENCE PAVES WAY FOR LAW CAREER, JAN 2018

Alex Gertsburg credits his ability to lead his firm to his time as a platoon leader and convoy commander when he was deployed to Iraq in 2003 with the 762d Transportation Company, a U.S. Army Reserves unit based in Akron. “There’s no way I can be a good leader without having been informed by my experience in combat,” he said. “There were 160 soldiers that were following me and depending on me to get them safely from point A to point B.”… Read More

CHAGRIN FALLS SCHOOLS SUPERNEWS,  CHAGRIN FALLS SCHOOLS RECOGNIZES TWO ORGANIZATIONS FOR BUSINESS/SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS, MAY/JUNE 2017

At the Chagrin Falls Board of Education meeting on June 5, two organizations were recognized with the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) “Business Honor Roll” award for their partnership with the Chagrin Falls Schools. These two organizations were The Gertsburg Law Firm Co., LPA and the Veale Youth Entrepreneurship Forum… Read More

OHIO DEALER, AUDIT THYSELF, MAY/JUN 2016

Alex Gertsburg shares advice on how to make you and your business become more proactive as opposed to reactive. Following these steps will help save you a ton of time, stress, energy, and money in the long run. Read More beginning on page 8 of the Ohio Dealer….Read More

RUSSIAN MAGAZINE, AMERICAN LAWYER WITH A RUSSIAN SOUL, NOV 2013

They say that America is a land of lawyers. One cannot take a step without knowing the laws. It is not easy to figure out the nuances of extreme situations even for those born in this country…. Read More

CRAIN’S CLEVELAND BUSINESSBEING FACEBOOK ‘FRIENDS’ OFTEN IS COMPLICATED, AUG 2013

Camaraderie in the workplace makes for a more pleasant and often more productive work environment. When supervisors attempt to build this camaraderie by “friending” their employees on Facebook, however, personal and legal risks may outweigh any advantages… Read More

CRAIN’S CLEVELAND BUSINESSFORTY UNDER 40 – ALEX GERTSBURG, NOV 2012

Alex Gertsburg doesn’t practice criminal law. Or deal with divorce cases. So what does he focus on? Everything else… Read More

OHIOBAR.ORGCLEVELAND LAWYER WORKS WITH LOCAL CHARITY TO HELP HOMELESS WOMEN, MAR 2012

Cleveland lawyer Alex Gertsburg’s interest in community service work was sparked after hearing about his mentor’s work with Transitional Housing Incorporated (THI), an organization that helps homeless women find temporary housing, complete their education, secure jobs, and find permanent places to live… Read More

ACC DOCKET, HOW TO SAVE A TON OF MONEY IN LEGAL FEES

There’s a great exchange in the movie “Other People’s Money” that I always think about when I think about the business side of my profession… Read More

 

Press Releases:

March 19, 2018: Bulletproof Your Business to Avoid Litigation with CoverMySix

July 30, 2018: Gertsburg Law Firm Expands Practice with Franchise Law Attorney Chris Zirke

February 21, 2017:  The Gertsburg Law Firm Expands Practice Areas with Experienced Attorneys

 

3rd annual We Solve Problems Essay Contest logo

We Solve Problems Essay Contest Coverage:

CHAGRIN VALLEY TIMES, WINNING ESSAYS, APR 2017

Earlier this year, the Gertsburg Law Firm and the Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce announced the second annual We Solve Problems Essay Contest… Read More

CLEVELAND.COM, FOUR CHAGRIN FALLS STUDENTS WIN TEXTING AND DRIVING ESSAY CONTEST, APR 2017

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio – Four Chagrin Falls students took top honors in the”We Solve Problems” essay contest sponsored by the Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce and The Gertsburg Law Firm… Read More

CLEVELAND.COM, GUEST COLUMNIST BENJAMIN KARYO’S WINNING ESSAY, APR 2017

Guest columnist Benjamin Karyo is a senior at Chagrin Falls High School and first-place winner in the “We Solve Problems Essay Contest.” The Gertsburg Law Firm and The Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce sponsored the contest, which is in its second year. Nearly 850 students from Chagrin Falls, Kenston, Newbury and Orange high schools participated in the essay contest, which focused on solving the issue of texting and driving… Read More

GEAUGA NEWS, SECOND ANNUAL “WE SOLVE PROBLEMS ESSAY CONTEST” WINNERS ANNOUNCED, APR 2017

More than 150 Northeast Ohio business professionals, students, administrators and families joined together April 6th at the Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Center lobby to celebrate the winning students of the second annual “We Solve Problems Essay Contest.”… Read More

CLEVELAND.COMCHAGRIN AREA STUDENTS COMBAT TEXTING AND DRIVING IN ESSAY CONTEST, JAN 2017

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio – Area high school students will suggest ways to tackle the problem of texting and driving in the second annual “We Solve Problems” essay contest this month… Read More

CHAGRIN VALLEY TODAY, CHAGRIN FALLS SENIOR WINS CYBERBULLYING ESSAY CONTEST, MAR 2016

Earlier this year, local attorney Alex Gertsburg asked Chagrin Falls and Kenston high school students for their input on cyber-bullying. His law firm, along with the Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce and Burntwood Tavern, decided to hold an essay contest to gather ideas for a solution…Read More

CLEVELAND.COMCHAGRIN FALLS ATTORNEY OFFERING $8,000 TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO SOLVE CYBER-BULLYING, 2015

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio – How do you solve a problem like cyber-bullying? Offer a prize of $8,000 to 1,500 high school students to come up with the solution… Read More

We Solve Problems Essay Contest Press Releases:

March 14, 2018: Third Annual “We Solve Problems Essay Contest” Sheds Light On Issues Facing Today’s Teens

January 4, 2018: Third Annual “We Solve Problems Essay Contest” Empowers Students To Solve Critical Problems Facing Nation’s Teens

April 11, 2017: Second Annual “We Solve Problems Essay Contest” Winners Announced

December 1, 2016:  Second Annual “We Solve Problems Essay Contest” to Address Texting and Driving

March 31, 2016:  Inaugural “We Solve Problems Essay Contest” Winners Announced 

January 14, 2016:  High School Students Tackle the Problem of Cyberbullying – One Essay at a Time