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JULY 1, 2015

Rules of Practice and Procedure Amendments Are Now Effective

Amendments to the Rules of Practice and Procedure became effective today.

JUNE 30, 2015

July Disciplinary Hearings Announced

The Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Conduct today announced the disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct that are scheduled for July.

Ohio Attorneys: Registration and Payment Due by Sept. 1

All Ohio attorneys are reminded to register with the Supreme Court’s Office of Attorney Services for the upcoming biennium on or before Sept. 1.

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JULY 2, 2015

First District: Trial Can Determine if Radio Maker, Pot Growers, Caused Firefighter’s Death

The parents of a Hamilton County firefighter can proceed with their wrongful death lawsuit against the maker of an emergency radio and homeowners growing marijuana in the basement where the accident occurred, an Ohio appeals court ruled.

Dismissal Power Granted to Local Tax Boards 20 Years Ago Overruled

Local tax boards do not have the authority to dismiss a tax case for a party’s “failure to prosecute,” such as not appearing at a hearing, the Ohio Supreme Court concluded today.

JULY 1, 2015

North Canton Attorney Suspended for Mishandling 20 Bankruptcy Cases

The Ohio Supreme Court today suspended Deborah M. Marinelli of North Canton for two years, with one year stayed, for abandoning personal bankruptcy matters for 20 clients in late 2012 and in 2013.

JUNE 30, 2015

Eighth District: Cleveland Attorney’s Bribery Conviction Upheld

A three-judge panel affirmed the bribery conviction of a Cleveland attorney who joined his nephew, prominent attorney Anthony O. Calabrese III, and another attorney in attempting to offer $50,000 to a woman to drop rape charges against their client.

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Image of the number three next to a computer monitor with an arrow pointing at it and the words 'Things to Know" underneathHere is a look at upcoming Ohio Supreme Court events and important moments in history for the week of June 29, 2015.

JULY 1, 2015

Trial Judges Should Prepare for More Tricky Sentencing Issues

Recent Ohio Supreme Court decisions on sentencing for multiple offenses and the pending passage of a law extending the statute of limitations for rape will present challenges for trial court judges, a Cleveland appeals court judge said.

JUNE 25, 2015

Governor Fills Vacant Clinton County Judgeship

Gov. John Kasich today appointed the New Vienna and Clarksville solicitor/prosecutor to fill a judicial vacancy on the Clinton County Municipal Court.

JUNE 24, 2015

Governor Fills Vacant Warren County Judgeship

Gov. John Kasich today appointed a former State Representative and Mason City Councilman to fill a judicial vacancy on the Warren County Common Pleas Court.

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JULY 1, 2015

Rules of Practice and Procedure Amendments Are Now Effective

Amendments to the Rules of Practice and Procedure became effective today.

JUNE 30, 2015

July Disciplinary Hearings Announced

The Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Conduct today announced the disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct that are scheduled for July.

Ohio Attorneys: Registration and Payment Due by Sept. 1

All Ohio attorneys are reminded to register with the Supreme Court’s Office of Attorney Services for the upcoming biennium on or before Sept. 1.

MORE HAPPENING NOW »