Become a CASA

The first step on your journey to becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate is to fill out your pre-application today!

GAL Annual Compliance Statement

Make sure you have turned in your compliance statement for this year. The Annual Compliance form is made available to you on our website for your convenience. Please click on the link and start filling out the PDF to register your annual compliance Annual Compliance Form

Become a GAL

To become a Guardian ad litem for the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, attorneys must attend New Guardian ad Litem Training (pre-service training), which the Guardian ad Litem Project offers. New GAL Training will be announced shortly. We hold this training cooperatively with the Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court.

Once an attorney completes New Guardian ad Litem Training, the attorney must submit an
Guardian ad Litem Application to the Guardian ad Litem Project.

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Constitutional Knowledge Takes Center Stage at Ohio Statehouse

Court News Ohio - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 1:14pm
Forget about summer plans. More than 200 Ohio middle school students recently hit the books to show off their knowledge of the United States Constitution.

170 Legal Minds Celebrate Start as Attorneys

Court News Ohio - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 2:57pm
After years of studying, and passing the biggest test of their lives, 170 lawyers joined the legal profession at the annual spring Ohio Bar Admissions Ceremony.

Thousands Flock to Supreme Court in Spring

Court News Ohio - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 2:12pm
Spring is arguably the most inviting time of year to simply get out and wander. For visitors to the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, the warmer weather is just one reason why the three-month stretch is undoubtedly the building’s busiest season.

Court Approves Change to Judicial Fundraising

Court News Ohio - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 3:06pm
The Ohio Supreme Court today announced the adoption of amendments to the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct to increase the time a judicial candidate’s campaign committee can start soliciting and receiving campaign contributions.

New Lawyers Will Be Sworn In on Monday

Court News Ohio - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 11:03am
More than 170 new lawyers will walk across the stage at the Palace Theatre in Columbus May 13 to receive their law certificates and be admitted to practice law in Ohio.

Ohio Supreme Court Honors Employees at Annual All-Staff Event

Court News Ohio - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 10:38am
The Ohio Supreme Court bestowed its highest honors to three employees during a packed courtroom ceremony attended by Justices and staff.

“Second Chances” Film Details Ohio Courts’ Quest to Help Drug Users Reclaim Their Lives

Court News Ohio - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 8:49am
The work of drug courts is often a life-saving endeavor. A documentary film released today provides a gripping, up-close look at how three courts in one state – Ohio – approach the American epidemic.

Top Criminal Justice Leaders Discuss Bail Reform at Pretrial Justice Conference

Court News Ohio - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 1:06pm
Hundreds of top judges, jail, and court personnel recently gathered to discuss strategies to make justice more fair in Ohio, regardless of how much money is in a defendant’s bank account.

Perry County Court Helps Hundreds in First Rural License Reinstatement Program

Court News Ohio - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 1:33pm
After successful driver’s license reinstatement programs that impacted thousands of people in some of Ohio’s largest cities, hundreds more reaped the benefits with the first rural event in the state.

Conduct Board Announces May Disciplinary Hearings

Court News Ohio - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 2:21pm
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has set its May hearings schedule. All hearings take place before a three-member board and are open to the public.

Students ‘Appeal’ to Justices at State Moot Court Competition

Court News Ohio - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:17am
Justices Patrick Fischer and Melody Stewart were among the panel of judges for latest state moot court championship won by Danville High School.

Summit County Juvenile Judge Helps Celebrate CASA Day

Court News Ohio - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 2:37pm
Summit County Juvenile Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio recently delivered welcome remarks to help celebrate Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Day in Akron.

Ashtabula County Students Inspired by Justices’ Work at Off-Site Court

Court News Ohio - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 12:48pm
Buses from all over Ashtabula County made their way to Geneva High School this week, as the northeast Ohio community hosted the Ohio Supreme Court’s oral arguments.

Ohio Board of Professional Conduct Issues Two Advisory Opinions

Court News Ohio - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 11:55am
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today issued advisory opinions on attorney transfer of shares in a law firm to a trust and representation of governmental clients and criminal defendants in unrelated matters by the same law firm.

Ohio Bar Exam Results Announced

Court News Ohio - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:01am
The Ohio Supreme Court today released results from the February 2019 Ohio Bar Examination.

Court Accepting Comments on Expungement and Sealing Proposal

Court News Ohio - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:46am
The Ohio Supreme Court will accept public comments on proposed amendments that would create standard forms for the sealing or expungement of court records.

Courts in the Cloud and Tech Talk Dominate Conference

Court News Ohio - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 8:46am
Representatives from across the state came to Central Ohio to not only enhance the technology of their court operations, but make them more efficient and cost effective.

Supreme Court Issues $2.9 Million in Technology Grants to 47 Local Court Projects

Court News Ohio - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:50am
Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor announced today that 47 local court projects are receiving more than $2.9 million in this year’s technology grant funding through the Ohio Supreme Court.

U.S. Army Colonel Hagler Named Administrative Director of the Supreme Court of Ohio

Court News Ohio - Fri, 04/12/2019 - 11:46am
Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor announced today the selection of U.S. Army Colonel Jeffrey C. Hagler as the Court’s next administrative director.

Deadline Extended for Ohio Lawyers to Report Pro Bono Hours

Court News Ohio - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 12:03pm
The Ohio Supreme Court has extended its deadline for state lawyers to fill out a survey about pro bono work to April 19, 2019. Attorneys who have already filled out the survey don’t need to fill it out again.

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