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JUNE 28, 2017

Columbus Attorney’s Victims to Be Reimbursed More than $200,000

Thirty-five wards swindled by a deceased Columbus attorney serving as their guardian will receive $201,910.49 collectively following a vote today by the Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection that the claims were eligible for reimbursement.

Canton Attorney Lends Shutterbug Skills to County Courthouses

Fifty-five down, 33 to go. That’s the scorecard for Canton attorney David Dingwell in his quest to photograph all 88 Ohio county courthouses.

JUNE 27, 2017

Spring Tour Surge

It’s a busy spring tour season for Civic Education staff and volunteers at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.

JUNE 26, 2017

Opioid Crisis Draws Need for CASA Volunteers

Morgan Johnston is a familiar face here at CASA — which stands for court appointed special advocates.

JUNE 22, 2017

Board of Professional Conduct: Operation of Virtual Law Offices Permissible

The Board of Professional Conduct today issued an advisory opinion permitting virtual law offices.

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JUNE 27, 2017

Board of Elections Directed to Place Law Director Candidate on Ballot

The Ohio Supreme Court directed the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections to place Andrea Rocco on the November 7 general election ballot as a candidate for law director in the city of Westlake.

JUNE 23, 2017

Third District: Video Footage of Man’s Garage from Utility Pole Didn’t Violate His Privacy Rights

Image of a utility poleLaw enforcement’s installation and operation of a video camera on a utility pole near a Lima man’s residence didn’t violate his right to privacy, and the evidence gathered based on footage from the camera was properly admitted in the trial court, an Ohio court of appeals ruled last week.

JUNE 22, 2017

Board Must Reconsider Fitness Center’s Property Value

The Ohio Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) will have to consider whether a national fitness chain’s willingness to pay above the market rate to rent space in Hilliard led Franklin County to improperly increase the property’s tax value.

JUNE 21, 2017

Lawyer Who Misled Investigators About Past Insurance Crime Has License Revoked

The Ohio Supreme Court today revoked the license of a Macedonia lawyer who concealed information from state bar exam admission officials about being under investigation for insurance fraud, which led him to plead guilty to an insurance-related crime.

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JUNE 20, 2017

Judge Substitutes for Recused Justice on Ohio Supreme Court

Image of Tenth District Court of Appeals Judge William A. KlattA Columbus appeals court judge served in a temporary capacity today on the Ohio Supreme Court.

JUNE 13, 2017

Governor Signs Bill into Law Creating Perry County Municipal Court

Perry County voters will cast ballots in the November general election for the first Perry County Municipal Court judge, as Gov. John Kasich signed into law today a bill creating the court.

JUNE 8, 2017

New ‘On The Record’ Podcast Spotlights Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court

Image of a smartphone with ear buds lying on a table (THINKSTOCK)The Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court has started a regular podcast available for streaming and downloading on the court’s website.

JUNE 5, 2017

Governor Fills Two Summit County Court Vacancies

Gov. John R. Kasich filled two vacancies on Summit County courts on June 2.

JUNE 1, 2017

Class in Session for Ohio Judges

From the bar to the bench, the journey to becoming a judge can be daunting.

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JUNE 28, 2017

Columbus Attorney’s Victims to Be Reimbursed More than $200,000

Thirty-five wards swindled by a deceased Columbus attorney serving as their guardian will receive $201,910.49 collectively following a vote today by the Board of Commissioners of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection that the claims were eligible for reimbursement.

Canton Attorney Lends Shutterbug Skills to County Courthouses

Fifty-five down, 33 to go. That’s the scorecard for Canton attorney David Dingwell in his quest to photograph all 88 Ohio county courthouses.

JUNE 27, 2017

Spring Tour Surge

It’s a busy spring tour season for Civic Education staff and volunteers at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.

JUNE 26, 2017

Opioid Crisis Draws Need for CASA Volunteers

Morgan Johnston is a familiar face here at CASA — which stands for court appointed special advocates.

JUNE 22, 2017

Board of Professional Conduct: Operation of Virtual Law Offices Permissible

The Board of Professional Conduct today issued an advisory opinion permitting virtual law offices.

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