The Ohio Supreme Court recently adopted a rule that would allow attorneys who passed another state’s bar exam to practice law in Ohio while their requests to be admitted to the Ohio bar without examination are pending.
A group of high schoolers with an interest in law this week came to the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center to explore their legal curiosity.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has set its July hearings schedule. All hearings take place before a three-member board and are open to the public.
A series of rule changes regarding practice and procedure in Ohio’s courts took effect today, according to the Ohio Supreme Court.
Ohio attorneys are reminded to register for the upcoming biennium by Sept. 1.
When kids break the law, they can face police, a judge, even a juvenile detention center.
Pro bono contributions from attorneys to low-income Ohioans have increased across the board.
Phones seem to be ringing constantly at Ohio’s first legal aid clinic offering free services to members of the LGBTQ community.
The Board of Professional Conduct today issued an advisory opinion concerning restrictions on a lawyer’s right to practice law contained in settlement agreements.
The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment on two proposed amendments – one that defines what “good standing” is for Ohio attorneys and also a proposed amendment on rules for out-of-state attorneys registered for corporate counsel status in Ohio.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has filed 13 disciplinary case reports with the Ohio Supreme Court. Each report recommends discipline for an attorney charged with professional misconduct.
New faces, notable decisions, and the first-ever statewide Dispute Resolution Conference were highlights at the Ohio Supreme Court last year, according to the Court’s newly released 2018 annual report.
Thirty-one new fellows were inducted to the Ohio State Bar Foundation at a ceremony yesterday at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.
The Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection has awarded $14,866 to seven victims of attorney theft. Six former or suspended Ohio attorneys were found to have misappropriated client funds.
The Ohio State Bar Foundation (OSBF) will present the John and Ginny Elam Pro Bono Award at its annual meeting this year. Nominations are due July 10.
Seventy years after Mental Health Awareness Month was first observed in the United States, Ohio’s courts continue to be some of the most proactive in addressing psychological issues that find their way into the judicial system.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced June disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct.
During a week of solemn memorials to the soldiers and sailors who died for the United States, the Ohio Supreme Court hosted a seminar about veterans who return from service, become involved in the criminal justice system, and benefit from special local courts.
As Ohio’s opioid crisis continues to grow, so are the number of courts across the state addressing the issue, including the youth affected in some of the smaller communities.
When destructive tornadoes tore through western Ohio this week, an unlikely group jumped into action to help those who lost everything.