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Cleveland  Patrick David Quinn

Patrick Quinn

Cleveland, OH DUI / DWI
Avvo rating 8.6
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Craig Relman

Cleveland, OH Debt / Lending Agreements
Avvo rating 6.5
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Brandon Henderson

Cleveland, OH Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 7.6
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Brandon Henderson

Cleveland, OH Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 7.6
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Cleveland  Marcia W. Margolius

Marcia Margolius

Cleveland, OH Social Security
Avvo rating 9.4
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Cleveland  Susan Cheryl Stone

Susan Stone

Cleveland, OH Education
Avvo rating 7.0
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Cleveland  Juan Paolo Pasia Sarmiento

Juan Sarmiento

Cleveland, OH Immigration
Avvo rating 7.8
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Cleveland  Robert Benjamin Botnick

Robert Botnick

Cleveland, OH Domestic Violence
Avvo rating 9.2

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practicing lawyers in Cleveland

The neighborhood of Ohio City was once an economic rival of Cleveland. In 1836, this rivalry reached the boiling point. By constructing a new bridge at Columbus Street and removing an old one at Center Street, Cleveland diverted merchant traffic towards Cleveland and away from Ohio City. What followed was the Bridge War.

Nearly 1,000 Ohio City inhabitants attempted to destroy the Columbus Street Bridge, and were opposed by the Cleveland militia. Amazingly, only two people were injured.

The fighting stopped when the county sheriff intervened and obtained a court order against further interference. After much discussion, a new bridge was constructed at Center Street to replace the old one.

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