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Dispute Resolution Videos and Podcasts Released After Conference Postponement

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 3:16pm
Mediators are known for being resourceful. When the Ohio Supreme Court’s Dispute Resolution Conference was postponed on March 10 due to coronavirus concerns, organizers April Nelson and Dr. Adonis Bolden jumped into action.

Conduct Board Announces July Hearings

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 4:01pm
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has set its hearing schedule for July.

Court Adopts Temporary Mediation Training Requirements

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 1:09pm
The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted a rule temporarily revising the requirements for mediation training in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

New Rules of Practice and Procedure To Take Effect July 1

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 9:38am
A series of rule changes regarding practice and procedure in Ohio’s courts will take effect July 1, according to the Ohio Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Foreclosure Guide Touts Mediation, Tech

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 2:30pm
The Ohio Supreme Court’s guide on home foreclosure disputes promotes mediation and technology as major avenues where local courts can forge remedies between homeowners and lenders.

Ohio Academic’s Labors Part of U.S. Supreme Court Debate

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 11:05am
An Ohio professor’s careerlong research about the Electoral College placed his work in the middle of recent U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments.

Conduct Board Issues Two Advisory Opinions and Withdraws Three

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 3:02pm
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued two opinions to replace opinions it previously issued under the former Code of Professional Responsibility.

Legal Aid Leads Ohioans through Difficult Times

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 2:50pm
The fear and uncertainty millions have faced during the coronavirus pandemic are familiar feelings to low-income Ohioans steeped in debt.

Conduct Board Files Disciplinary Reports and Recommendations

Mon, 06/15/2020 - 1:06pm
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has filed eight disciplinary case reports with the Ohio Supreme Court. Each report recommends discipline for an attorney charged with professional misconduct.

Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded More Than $19,000 from Lawyers' Fund

Mon, 06/08/2020 - 2:50pm
The Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection has awarded $19,000 to eight victims of attorney theft during its board meeting Friday.

Supreme Court Approves New Notarization Forms

Mon, 06/08/2020 - 11:10am
The Ohio Supreme Court issued an order today addressing notarization requirements for certain Supreme Court forms during the current coronavirus pandemic.

June Disciplinary Hearings Announced

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 12:24pm
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced June disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct.

Uniform Bar Exam Up Next for Law School Graduates

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 10:25am
The next time law grads sit for the test that can permit them to practice law in Ohio they will be trying to master the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE).

Pandemic Pivot Expands Dispute Resolution Offerings

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 3:23pm
Court operations during the coronavirus are all about being flexible – a principle of the Ohio Supreme Court’s Dispute Resolution Section.

Law School Graduates Can Apply for Temporary Supervised Practice

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 5:58pm
The Ohio Supreme Court today announced that recent law school graduates can apply to the Court to practice law pending admission to the bar beginning June 15.

Historic Oath: Attorneys Admitted in Online Ceremony

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 2:55pm
The Ohio Supreme Court held its first-ever remote bar admissions ceremony, swearing in the state’s newest lawyers virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Court Postpones Ohio Bar Exam

Wed, 05/13/2020 - 2:30pm
Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor, on behalf of the Court, announced today that, “Due to the ongoing public health concerns arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court of Ohio is postponing the Ohio Bar Examination until Sept. 9-10.”

Special Occasions: Teen Shares Drug Court Graduation, Birthday Virtually

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 1:42pm
In uncertain times, such as COVID-19, those struggling with substance use issues need structure and stability to maintain sobriety.

Courts' Coronavirus Acumen Grows with Weekly Webinars

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:16am
For Ohio's judiciary, the coronavirus’ chaos has been a learning curve. To help navigate the justice system during this uncertain period, the Ohio Supreme Court and its Judicial College have stepped to the forefront with more education opportunities.

Ohio Bar Admission Ceremony Goes Virtual

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 3:06pm
The Ohio Supreme Court spring 2020 Bar Admission Ceremony will become a virtual event due to the COVID-19 public emergency, with Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor presiding.