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Courts are mirrors that reflect the pressing issues society is facing – from the struggles of today’s juveniles and families to the escalation in human trafficking and people addicted to opioids. The need for court employees well-versed in efficient, modern court operations, and able to adapt to ever-changing obligations, is critical for a responsive judicial system that can ensure justice.
A former district court judge and U.S. attorney made headlines a few years ago when he served as the court-appointed mediator in a settlement between the NFL and 4,500 retired players over alleged concussion-related brain injuries.
Nearly $200,000 was awarded to 31 victims of attorney theft, following a vote of the Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection on Dec. 1.
The newest set of mini documentaries about Ohio’s 88 county courthouses begins airing Dec. 4.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced December disciplinary hearings involving attorneys charged with professional misconduct.
Ohio will soon have a new program to help foster children, who have aged out of the foster care system get the resources they need.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced the certification of 13 new cases for formal disciplinary proceedings.
With 37 more court professionals achieving national certification this week, Ohio now employs nearly 300 Certified Court Managers working in courts statewide.
Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor of the Supreme Court of Ohio issued this statement today: “I condemn in no uncertain terms Justice O’Neill’s Facebook post. No words can convey my shock.This gross disrespect for women shakes the public’s confidence in the integrity of the judiciary.”
Ohio courts may now apply for a new round of grants from the Ohio Supreme Court for technology projects designed to remove barriers to the efficient and effective administration of justice.
Nearly 600 attorneys were admitted to practice law in Ohio during two bar ceremonies at the historic Ohio Theatre.
The justices of the Ohio Supreme Court will welcome more than 600 new attorneys to the state’s legal profession during two ceremonies in Columbus on Monday, Nov. 13.
Members of the Legislative Fellows Program, sponsored by the U.S. State Department, visited Ohio state government recently as guests of the local International Visitors Council.
The Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection in Ohio awarded $841,226.87 for 158 claims of attorney theft, according to the fund’s annual report for fiscal year 2017 released today.
The Ohio Capitol Rotunda was the setting for 60 volunteers and legal aid staffers to pay tribute to Legal Aid Day.
The Ohio Supreme Court on Nov. 1 suspended the Ohio law licenses of 191 attorneys who failed to register with the Office of Attorney Services for the biennium that began Sept 1, 2017 and ends Aug. 31, 2019.
Nearly $9 million in fees collected from lawyers, including registration fees, supported attorney services programs in Ohio during the last fiscal year.