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Animal Cruelty & Neglect Investigations: A Legal Perspective

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Sinclair Community College, Criminal Justice Training Academy

214 S. Wilkinson

Dayton, OH 45402

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Join the Humane Society of Greater Dayton for an informational workshop on cruelty/neglect cases as we host J. Jeffrey Holland of Holland & Muirden, Attorneys at Law. This two-day workshop is focused on helping police officers, first-responders, humane agents, animal control officers, legal professionals and more gain a better understanding of Ohio laws regarding animals and cruelty/neglect investigations.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Friday, November 10, 2017

8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sinclair Community College Criminal Justice Training Academy

214 S. Wilkinson, Dayton, OH 45402

Note: Parking is the resposibility of the atendee.

Cost: $100 per person

Class size is limited, so don't delay and register early!




Topics of the two-day workshop includes:

  • Ohio's Primary Animal Cruelty Laws

  • Notice of Seizure and the Probable Cause Hearing

  • Dog Liability Laws - Civil and Criminal

  • Fighting animals & Other Cruelty Laws

  • Penalties for Animal Cruelty

  • Search and Seizure

  • The Elegant Cruelty Report

  • Exotics

  • Nitro's Law and Goddard's Law

  • Legislative Updates

  • Livestock Standards

  • Vicious and Dangerous Dogs

  • Case Law Overview

  • And Much More!

Jeff Holland also recommends you bring real-life animal cases with you where you may have legal questions or need advice and they can be used for learning within the workshop.




Who is J. Jeffrey Holland?

Holland & Muirden has served as a special prosecutor for animal cruelty cases in communities across the State of Ohio. As long-standing members of the Animal Legal Defense Fund, they pursue a broad range of animal welfare issues, from veterinary malpractice, to estate planning for the care of a pet, to zoning issues relating to animals.

Jeff has represented many individuals with a wide variety of animal welfare legal issues. He has also represented a number of animal welfare organizations, including the Humane Society of the United States, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and humane societies in Allen, Ashland, Auglaize, Clark, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Fulton, Geauga, Harrison, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Medina, Miami, Montgomery, Morrow, Pike, Portage, Summit, Wayne, Wood and Wyandot Counties.

Jeff has served as special prosecutor for animal cruelty cases in over a dozen courts in Ohio for more than 20 years. He has conducted humane officer training for the Ohio Humane Agents Association and Ohio Federated Humane Societies, and has conducted seminars on animal cruelty law for the Midwest Veterinary Conference; the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association, the Ohio State University, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Cleveland Bar Association, the Ohio Dog Warden’s Association, the National Animal Control Association and the Montana Veterinary Medical Assoication.

Jeff helped to draft S.B. 221, the first significant change in Ohio's animal cruelty law in over a hundred years. Jeff and his wife, Marjorie, live in Medina County with their 4 sons along with 3 dogs, 4 cats and 6 horses.

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