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JANUARY 15, 2020

Court Introduces Fee for Certificates of Good Standing, Amendments to the Corporate Counsel Registration Rule

The Ohio Supreme Court today announced the adoption of an amendment to the Rules for the Government of the Bar of Ohio that would add a fee to certificates of good standing.

JANUARY 14, 2020

Hundreds Unite for Ohio’s First Human Trafficking Summit

Inside the Greater Columbus Convention Center, hundreds of people recently gathered to discuss a dark issue, and bring it into the light: human trafficking.

JANUARY 13, 2020

Court Seeking Applications for Civil Justice Program to Help Ohioans in Need

The Ohio Supreme Court is accepting applications for a program aimed at improving access to justice for low-income, underserved, and disadvantaged Ohioans.

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JANUARY 16, 2020

Insurers Not Obligated to Help Lawyers Get Paid When Cases Settle Out of Court

An insurer that settles a personal-injury claim with a victim who discharged his lawyers before a lawsuit is filed has no obligation to distribute a portion of the settlement to the lawyers for their prior work.

JANUARY 15, 2020

State Must Compensate Licking County Restaurant Owner for Cutting Off Highway Access

The owner of a Wendy’s restaurant near a state highway intersection that was removed is entitled to compensation for the impact the business suffered from being cut off, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

JANUARY 2, 2020

Supreme Court Hears Offender’s Court Costs Issue

A Montgomery County man was to prison until at least his mid-80s is challenging a trial judge’s decision not to waive his mandatory court costs, after concluding the man has to “take responsibility for his conduct.”

DECEMBER 24, 2019

Attorney Who Tried to Funnel Elderly Clients’ Money to Wife and Boy Scouts Suspended

A Toledo attorney who made his wife and son’s Boy Scout troop the potential recipients of an elderly client’s $38,000 insurance benefit was suspended for two years, with one year stayed, by the Ohio Supreme Court today.

Attorney Convicted of Forgery and Theft Indefinitely Suspended

A Northwest Ohio bankruptcy attorney was indefinitely suspended by the Ohio Supreme Court today based on wrongful acts while representing bankruptcy clients, his felony conviction for theft, and another felony conviction for forgery that related in part to his altering a check from $6.56 to $2,344.44 and cashing it.

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JANUARY 8, 2020

Eighth District Judge Hears Supreme Court Case for First Time

Eighth District Court of Appeals Judge Michelle J. Sheehan today sat in for Justice Judith L. French, who recused herself from Pattiann McAdams v. Mercedes-Benz USA LLC et al., case no. 2018-1667.

Summit Provides Clarity for Criminal Reporting Issues

Judges are responsible for upholding the law, but they’re also agents to help improve the legal system as a whole.

JANUARY 2, 2020

Judicial Officers Reminded of Annual Financial Disclosure Requirements

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today reminded judges, magistrates, and judicial candidates of their annual financial disclosure requirements.

DECEMBER 26, 2019

Drug Court Documentary Debuts Tonight on WOUB-TV

Image of a blue box that says Debuts Dec. 26 at 9 p.m.A documentary that traces the work of Ohio drug courts will make its television debut tonight, Dec. 26 at 9:00 p.m. on A documentary that traces the work of Ohio drug courts will make its television debut tonight, Dec. 26 at 9:00 p.m. on WOUB-TV. WOUB-TV.

DECEMBER 18, 2019

‘Tis the Season: OVI Court Handles Holiday Hardships

For people dealing with substance use issues, the holidays can be the hardest time to stay sober. That’s a concern that’s potentially deadlier for people who’ve already been convicted of impaired driving.

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JANUARY 15, 2020

Court Introduces Fee for Certificates of Good Standing, Amendments to the Corporate Counsel Registration Rule

The Ohio Supreme Court today announced the adoption of an amendment to the Rules for the Government of the Bar of Ohio that would add a fee to certificates of good standing.

JANUARY 14, 2020

Hundreds Unite for Ohio’s First Human Trafficking Summit

Inside the Greater Columbus Convention Center, hundreds of people recently gathered to discuss a dark issue, and bring it into the light: human trafficking.

JANUARY 13, 2020

Court Seeking Applications for Civil Justice Program to Help Ohioans in Need

The Ohio Supreme Court is accepting applications for a program aimed at improving access to justice for low-income, underserved, and disadvantaged Ohioans.