The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct issued four advisory opinions regarding application of the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct.
Cesare Beccaria, a towering figure in the Italian Enlightenment and an inspiration for the founders of the American legal system, is the subject of a Forum on the Law series lecture at the Supreme Court of Ohio.
Starting next year, all statewide courts that elect to use mediation will be required to incorporate into their local rule Ohio’s Uniform Mediation Act, identify cases that are eligible for mediation, and address confidentiality.
The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comments on proposed amendments to Rules of Superintendence 48 through 48.07 on guardians ad litem (GAL).
The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comments on a proposed amendment that would require all adult guardian applicants to submit an affidavit regarding pending criminal charges and convictions.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has filed seven new disciplinary case reports with the Ohio Supreme Court. Each report recommends discipline for an attorney charged with professional misconduct.
A drug court judge and staff may have expertise and passion, but many specialized dockets often lack an element when relating with participants – a shared experience. Akron Municipal Court has a person with that kind of “street cred.”
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has set its October hearings schedule.
The Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE) recently presented its highest honors at the 29th annual Law & Citizenship Conference at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center in Columbus.
The National Veterans Memorial and Museum commemorates countless people whose mission was to serve others. Recently, the building hosted hundreds of Ohioans who do the same – not members of the military, but attorneys.
The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, the largest funder of civil legal aid in Ohio is changing its name to the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has appointed Joseph M. Caligiuri as disciplinary counsel for the state of Ohio.
The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comment on proposed amendments for the annual update to the Rules of Practice and Procedure, including those concerning pre-trial release in criminal cases and the civil discovery process.
A task force convened by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor to examine the state’s disciplinary system for judicial officers and attorneys has released its final report, including a variety of recommendations to the Court aimed at improving and promoting trust in the disciplinary system.
The Ohio Supreme Court is accepting applications for transportation grants to help schools offset costs to visit the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct announced the 2020 schedule of judicial campaign conduct seminars for candidates seeking judicial office.
The Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection has awarded $192,025 to 15 victims of attorney theft.
On a dreary evening in northern Ohio, people gathered to discuss the dark cloud of the drug crisis that looms over the community. But in the midst of all that gray, a rainbow emerged as a beacon of light, much like those who convened to address the epidemic.
A new website is available to help Ohioans access the civil justice system from the tips of their fingers.
Judges and magistrates from across Ohio visited one of the state’s most remarkable structures and the setting for one of the iconic films of the last generation: the Ohio State Reformatory (OSR).