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Kathy Ossian Named to 2018 Best Lawyers In America

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Kathy Ossian, founder and CEO of Ferndale’s Ossian Law P.C. has once again been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Information Technology Law. The Best Lawyers titles were given based on a peer-review survey of attorneys in Metro Detroit. She has been included in this list since 2007. 
Along with practicing law, Ossian is a speaker, educator and editor of the PLI publication, “Social Media and the Law”. Ossian Law P.C. is an information technology law practice, based in Ferndale, Michigan.
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2018 Version of “Social Media and the Law” Released

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In this time of online privacy concerns and digital hacking, there is a great need to understand and interpret best online practices through a legal lens. To this end, the 2018 Edition of Practicing Law Institute’s treatise “Social Media and the Law”, by Kathryn Ossian, Founder and CEO of Ossian Law, is now available. This publication was first released in 2013, and is updated annually to reflect changes in the legal implications of social media usage for individuals and businesses. Some of the recent developments in “Social Media and the Law” include

  • ​fallout from the proliferation of misinformation or “fake news” through social media
  • how social media platform address the posting of videos and live streaming of criminal activities, so called “performance crimes”
  • a new federal law prohibiting non-disparagement clauses in online terms used by some companies to stop consumers from posting negative reviews
  • how a social media post can quickly impact a company’s reputation and stock price

“Social Media and the Law” is available here.

 

 

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Kathy Ossian Elected Secretary of State Bar LPM Section Council

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Kathy Ossian has been elected as Secretary of the Law Practice Management & Legal Administrators Section Council of the State Bar of Michigan.  The Section’s mission is to provide education, information and analysis about issues of concern to members involved in legal administrative or managerial duties in the private, public and academic sectors.

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Kathy Ossian named a 2017 AFP Distinguished Volunteer

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At the November 9, 2017  Association of Fundraising Professionals Detroit Chapter National Philanthrophy Day, Kathy Ossian, Founder and CEO of Ossian Law P.C. was nominated as a “Distinguished Volunteer” by the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan. She is a longtime volunteer for GSSEM, having served as a Troop Leader for 13 years and a Board Member for 8 years, and currently serving as Board Vice Chair and Fund Development Committee Chair. Learn more about the AFP National Philanthropy Day  and the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan.

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Asked and Answered: Kathy Ossian on the Equifax Breach

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Ossian Law P.C. Founder and CEO, Kathy Ossian, was featured in the Legal News article “Asked and Answered” on September 29, 2017, discussing the recent Equifax breach.

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Kathy Ossian named as a 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers

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Kathy Ossian, founder and CEO of Ferndale’s Ossian Law P.C. has been selected as a 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” for Information Technology Law in Detroit for the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America publication. This title were given based on a peer-review survey of attorneys in Metro Detroit.
Along with practicing law, Ossian is a speaker, educator and editor of the PLI publication, “Social Media and the Law.” Ossian Law P.C. is an information technology law practice, based in Ferndale, Michigan.
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Kathy Ossian elected as Armenian Bar Association Vice Chair

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Ossian Law founder Kathy Ossian was elected Vice Chair of the Armenian Bar Association at the 2017 annual meeting in Huntington Beach, California. She has served on the board of the organization since 2010. The Armenian Bar Association is an international forum of attorneys who come together to socially and professionally address the legal concerns of the Armenian community worldwide. More information on the organization can be found here.

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Ossian Law P.C. marks 4th Anniversary

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May 1, 2017 marks Ossian Law P.C.’s fourth anniversary. Founded by attorney Kathy Ossian, the Ferndale, Michigan-based law firm is uniquely positioned to address IT legal concerns in the community. 
In addition to her law practice, Ossian is an educator and frequent presenter, as well as the managing editor of the Practicing Law Institute treatise, “Social Media and the Law”.
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Ossian Law P.C. Re-certified as WBE for 2017

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Ossian Law P.C. has been re-certified as a Women Business Enterprise by the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC) for 2017. This certification designates that a woman has majority control of a business. NWBOC seeks to provide corporations with the opportunity to better their procurement practices and to give women business owners the chance to compete for contracts on a national level.
Founded in May of 2013, Ossian Law is owned and operated by Information Technology attorney Kathy Ossian. It is based in Ferndale, Michigan.

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Kathy Ossian named to 2017 dBusiness Top Lawyers

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Ossian Law P.C. Founder and CEO Kathy Ossian has been named to the dBusiness Top Lawyers 2017 list for her work in the categories of Information Technology and Intellectual Property. She was chosen for this recognition based on the publication’s survey of attorneys in Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, Washtenaw and Livingston counties. This is the sixth consecutive year Ossian has been chosen for this list.

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