Terri Smiles & Beth Collis are named as "Best Lawyers in Central Ohio," as published in Business First's September 26, 2008 edition.
Elizabeth Collis is selected in Woodward/White, Inc.'s Best Lawyers in America, in the category of Administrative Law.
Terri-Lynne Smiles is included in Woodward/White, Inc's Best Lawyers in America in the category of Health Law, and in the category of Nonprofit Law.
Beth Collis successfully defended a podiatrist before the State Medical Board of Ohio on a scope of practice issue. Following a lengthy hearing, the Medical Board dismissed all charged against the podiatrist, who had been participating in a training program at time of the claimed violations.
The firm successfully appealed the Medical Board's suspension of a physician's assistant. The PA had agreed to abstain from alcohol, and a random test showed she was slightly positive for a metabolite of alcohol. The Medical Board suspended her, but the Franklin County Common Pleas Court held that the suspension was improper given that there was no other evidence of alcohol consumption, and the test used was not completely reliable.
The Medical Board granted the license of a physician who attended medical school in Greece, after Terri Smiles demonstrates that the physician's training was equivalent to the requisite U.S. training.
Terri Smiles wins appeal on the revocation of a nurse's license. On appeal, the court found the nurse was not granted a fair hearing.
Beth Collis serves on the Administrative Adjudication and Centralization Committee, part of Governor Strickland's regulatory reform initiative known as Advantage Ohio. The A2C2 working group is charged with making recommendations as to possible sharing of adjudicatory services among Ohio agencies.
Todd Collis participated in the 2007 Leadership Columbus Class. He completed a team project focused on implementing "Project 2012," to bring mentors into the Columbus Public Schools.
Terri-Lynne Smiles serves on the American Health Lawyers Association Task Force on Racial and Ethnic Diversity.
Beth Collis wins a victory against the State Medical Board of Ohio for a physician who did not receive notice of Medical Board charges until informed by his employer that his license was suspended. The Court ruled that service was not made when the estranged spouse signed the certified mail receipt.
Terri-Lynne Smiles serves as legal advisor to Fore Hope, Inc., a non-profit organization advancing therapy through golf.