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Many OLGB cy pres donations have received extensive media coverage. These stories highlight the unique nature of cy pres and some unusual and interesting charities benefitting from the program. Join us in viewing those broadcasts by clicking any of the links here.


September 2014
Patrick Perotti on 19 Action News
Local and Loving it: Honor Project

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Podcast on WHK
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February 19, 2010
Patrick Perotti,Barbara A. Marlowe and Representative Mark Schneider on Glenn Mertz 1220 AM
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January 15, 2010
Patrick Perotti on WMJI
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March, 2011
Lawyers Doing Good, Featuring Pat Perotti

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March 02, 2010 — About Patrick Perotti of Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. and Ohio Lawyers Give Back

July, 2009
Patrick Perotti on Channel 5 WEWS

February 09, 2009
Patrick Perotti on Fox and Friends

July 20, 2008
Cy Pres Donations WJW 8 AM Cleveland

July 18, 2008
Cy Pres Donations Channel 19 WOIO 6 PM

July 18, 2008
Cy Pres Donations Channel 8 WJW 6 PM

July 18, 2008
Cy Pres Donations Channel 3 WKYC 6 PM

July 18, 2008
Cy Pres Donations Channel 5 WEWS 5 PM

July 18, 2008
Cy Pres Donations Channel 3 WKYC 12 PM

June 17, 2008
WTAM News Radio 1100 - Will & Snyder

June 14, 2008
WMJI 105.7 FM - Lanigan and Malone

June 14, 2008
WKYC Channel 3 News Cleveland, Ohio

June 11, 2008
WJW/FOX Channel 8 Cleveland, Ohio

March 27, 2008
WEWS Channel 5 News Cleveland, Ohio

Press Releases

September 3, 2014
Painesville, Ohio (PRWEB)
NE Ohio Common Pleas Court to Distribute More than $6 Million to Ohio Charities; over 200 Charities Across the State of Ohio Will Benefit .

April 2, 2014
Painesville, Ohio (PRWEB)
NE Ohio Law Firm Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. Receives Recognition from Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital.

May 21, 2013
Painesville, Ohio (PRWEB)
Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. and New Directions For Living Announce Opening Of Transitional Housing Apartments Thanks To Distribution of Unclaimed Class Action Funds.

February 4, 2013
No Shell Game Settlements for Attorney Patrick Perotti

January 31, 2013
Painesville, Ohio (PRWEB)
Patrick Perotti Of NE Ohio Law Firm Dworken & Bernstein Continues To Make Significant Impact On Local Charities With $1,595,331.00 In Unclaimed Class Action Funds in 2012

May 29, 2012
Northeast Ohio Law Firm, Dworken & Bernstein Co., Continues to Support Local Charities With Millions of Dollars in Unclaimed Class Action Funds.

November 22, 2009
Ohio lawmakers should pass bill to turn uncollected lawsuit settlements into charity -- Brent Larkin

April 24, 2009
United Way marks success

April 16, 2009
Patrick Perotti -- The Good Lawyer

April 3, 2009
United Way of Lake County's 2008 fundraising campaign began with a bang, but when the economy faltered so did contributions.

March 20, 2009
Cleveland Jewish News
Cavs' 'Big Z' Ilgauskas supports efforts by law firm to give millions to charities

March 20, 2009
Poetic Justice - Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Cy Pres Events Scheduled for 2009

March 17, 2009
Cavaliers center Zydrunas Ilgauskas asks for unclaimed funds to go to charity

March 16, 2009
Cavs' Zydrunas Ilgauskas Calls on Lawyers to Use the Legal System to Give Millions to Save Nation's Charities

March 16, 2009
Ilgauskas and his wife, Jennifer, have joined with the Northeast Ohio law firm Dworken & Bernstein to encourage lawyers, judges and corporations in class-action lawsuits to direct millions of dollars in unclaimed class-action settlements to charities.

February 23, 2009
Plain Dealer
Whatever happened to the Ohio Lawyers Give Back initiative that astonished 34 local nonprofits by handing out checks totaling $14 million last summer?

February 19, 2009
Plain Dealer
Aid headed to free legal service

February 19, 2009
Plain Dealer
Lawyers give $90,000 to free legal service group

December, 2008
Cleveland Metro Bar Journal
Creative philanthropy for attorney using the cy pres doctrine for charitable purposes

June 12, 2008
Funds from settlement going to nonprofits

July 24, 2008
Cleveland Jewish News
Ohio charities share millions of unclaimed funds

July 14, 2008
Crains Cleveland Business
$14M in unclaimed class action funds set for charities

July 12, 2008
Cleveland Plain Dealer
Charities to share in historic legal settlement

March 27, 2008
Press Release
Charities To Receive Millions From Class Action Reverter

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