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MARCH 29, 2017

Board of Professional Conduct Offers Succession Planning Tips

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today released an Ethics Guide on Succession Planning.

MARCH 28, 2017

Late Compliance Deadline Approaches for M-Z Attorneys

Ohio attorneys who are out of compliance with their continuing legal education (CLE) requirements must complete their hours by March 31.

MARCH 27, 2017

Supreme Court Adopts Changes to Commercial Dockets Rules

The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted changes to court rules governing commercial dockets, which include altering the process for appointing judges, their qualifications, term lengths, and education requirements. The rules took effect March 1.

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MARCH 27, 2017

Death-Row Inmate Contests Ohio’s Jurisdiction in His Murder Trial

A man on death row for the 1991 murder of a child from Harrison claims the state didn’t have the right to prosecute him in Ohio because the child may have been murdered in Indiana.

MARCH 23, 2017

Court of Claims: Two Men Exonerated for Murder Granted $1.45 Million Each for Wrongful Imprisonment

The state has agreed to pay two Northeast Ohio men about $1.45 million each after they were declared wrongfully imprisoned for more than 16 years.

MARCH 16, 2017

Court Requires Thorough Explanation of Senior Housing Complexes’ Tax Values

The Ohio Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) failed to indicate that it considered the local school district’s criticism of tax valuations for two Grove City senior housing complexes, and the board must explain its decision in more detail, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.

MARCH 15, 2017

Former Medina City Prosecutor Receives One-Year Stayed Suspension

The Ohio Supreme Court today issued a one-year stayed suspension for a former part-time Medina city prosecutor and placed him on monitored probation.

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MARCH 20, 2017

Governor Fills Summit County Common Pleas Court Vacancy

Barberton Municipal Court Judge Jill Flagg Lanzinger will become the newest Summit County Common Pleas Court judge on April 3 after her appointment on March 17 by Gov. John R. Kasich.

MARCH 15, 2017

Governor Fills Cleveland Housing Court Vacancy

The Director of the Cleveland Department of Building and Housing will fill a vacant judgeship on the Cleveland Housing Court after his appointment March 14 by Gov. John R. Kasich.

MARCH 13, 2017

Governor Fills Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Vacancy

Cincinnati lawyer Curt C. Hartman will join the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court a week from today after his appointment on March 10 by Gov. John R. Kasich.

MARCH 2, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Holds Swearing-in Ceremony for Justice Fischer

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Patrick F. Fischer took his ceremonial oath of office during a March 1 courtroom ceremony surrounded by family and friends.

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MARCH 29, 2017

Board of Professional Conduct Offers Succession Planning Tips

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today released an Ethics Guide on Succession Planning.

MARCH 28, 2017

Late Compliance Deadline Approaches for M-Z Attorneys

Ohio attorneys who are out of compliance with their continuing legal education (CLE) requirements must complete their hours by March 31.

MARCH 27, 2017

Supreme Court Adopts Changes to Commercial Dockets Rules

The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted changes to court rules governing commercial dockets, which include altering the process for appointing judges, their qualifications, term lengths, and education requirements. The rules took effect March 1.

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