Damon responds to John's request for disclosure on legal fees paid on behalf of STRS employees who hired their own attorneys
Pursuant to your request for information, the following expenditures have been made:
Reimbursement to Mary Ellen Grant for legal services in connection with her testimony in the Hazel Sidaway trial. $900
- Reimbursement to Steven Ehlers for legal services in connection with his testimony in the Hazel Sidaway trial. $500
Both of these associates were reimbursed for legal expenses they incurred while assisting the Ohio Ethics Commission and the Columbus City Attorney’s office in the prosecution of former Board member Hazel Sidaway. Ms. Grant and Mr. Ehlers were asked to provide testimony concerning the details of a real estate trip made to
No reimbursement has yet been made to Eileen Boles as she has not yet submitted a final tally of the time spent in providing and explaining relevant documents and actions in the Sidaway prosecution and other investigations. However, the Board approved an amount not to exceed $6000.