Dayton-area companies receive awards

Bieser, Greer & Landis recently announced that 10 of its 18 attorneys were listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017. The attorneys were recognized for excellence in various categories, including Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, White Collar Criminal Defense, Real Estate Law, Trust and Estate Litigation, Patents, Medical Malpractice Defense, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Non-Profit/Charities Law, and more. Many of the attorneys of Bieser, Greer & Landis are included on the list on a consistent annual basis.

Two of the firm's partners received "Lawyer of the Year" awards: David P. Williamson (Business Litigation) was named the Best Lawyers 2017 Real Estate Litigation "Lawyer of the Year" in Ohio, and James P. Fleisher (White Collar Crime Defense and Government Regulatory Enforcement) was named the Best Lawyers 2017 White Collar Criminal Defense "Lawyer of the Year" in Ohio.

Other Bieser Greer & Landis Attorneys included in Best Lawyers 2017 were Edward L. Shank (Estate Planning), Howard P. Krisher, II (Business Litigation, Healthcare Law, Litigation, and Professional Liability), Irvin Bieser (Business and Corporate Litigation), David C. Greer (Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appeals, Business Litigation, Criminal Defense, Construction Litigation, Employment Law, Litigation, Professional Liability & White Collar Criminal Defense), James H. Greer (Business Litigation, Construction Liability, Litigation, Professional Liability and Product Liability), John F. Haviland, Jr. (Business Litigation, Healthcare Law, Litigation, Personal Injury and Professional Liability), Joseph C. Oehlers (Business Litigation, Business/Corporate Transaction, Employment Law, Healthcare Law, Litigation, Non-Profit Organizations and Professional Liability), and Leo F. Krebs (Business Litigation, Estate Planning, Litigation and Professional Liability).

Bieser, Greer & Landis attorneys are available at any time for a consultation. For an immediate appointment, call toll-free at 1-877-459-1586.

Dayton Freight Lines receives award

Dayton Freight Lines, a leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, was recently selected as the recipient of a customer award.

For the sixth time, Dayton Freight has received the 2016 Transportation Excellence Award from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. This award recognizes superior performance in the regional LTL category.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products. GENCO is a recognized leader in third party logistics.

The Journal of Commerce has ranked Dayton Freight, founded in 1981, as the 16th largest LTL carrier in the country.

Library honored for design

The American Institute of Architects recently recognized the Dayton Metro Library's Northwest Branch for excellence in design.

On Tuesday, Oct. 25, the AIA Dayton Chapter held its Focus on Design Awards, which draws attention to Miami Valley architecture firms producing quality and high performance design. Ruetschle Architects received an Honorable Mention in the Newly Completed Buildings category for their work on the Northwest Branch Library, 2410 Philadelphia Drive in Dayton.

The Northwest Branch opened in April. A consolidation of the Dayton View, Ft. McKinley and Northtown-Shiloh Branches, it was the first newly constructed building in the Libraries for a Smarter Future project.

The AIA jury was comprised of representatives from the AIA Birmingham, Alabama. For more information on the awards, visit For Library information, call (937) 463-BOOK or visit

Miami graduates honored

Three recent Miami University graduates received a second-place award in an international competition for a podcast episode they created. The award was announced at the 2016 Broadcast Education Association Super-Regional Conference.

Justin Maskulinski, Connor Moriarty and Reis Thebault, who graduated in May 2016, created the podcast series "Now What?" with other students in the new journalism capstone class, True Stories in Sound. The series is about college seniors and their stories as they move into the next phase of their lives.

The three won in the student creative works-audio category for their episode, "The Final Column." The class was taught by Joe Sampson and James Tobin, both of media, journalism and film.

The audio competition gathered 75 entries from all over the world. The first-place award was given to a student at the American University in Cairo and the third-place award to two students from the University of the Punjab in Pakistan.