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DECEMBER 30, 2015

Cleveland Court Administrator Wins National Award

DECEMBER 28, 2015

Questions and Selected Answers from Ohio Bar Exam Now Available

DECEMBER 22, 2015

Unauthorized Practice of Law Board Selects 2016 Leadership

DECEMBER 21, 2015

Board of Professional Conduct Re-Elects Leaders

DECEMBER 18, 2015

Deadline Approaches for Legal Education Requirement

DECEMBER 16, 2015

19 Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

Former LLI Students Find Success in College

DECEMBER 15, 2015

Attorneys Asked to Submit Their Pro Bono Activities

DECEMBER 11, 2015

The Ohio Supreme Court Visitor Education Center Turns 10

CLE Commission Sanctions 168 Attorneys for Noncompliance

DECEMBER 8, 2015

Fund for Client Protection Reimburses 13 Victims of Attorney Tied to State Treasurer Scandal

DECEMBER 7, 2015

Local Courts Would Adopt Rules for Juvenile Shackling Under Proposed Statewide Rule

Ohio Supreme Court Studies New Emeritus Attorney Rule

New Series of Courthouse Videos Premieres

DECEMBER 4, 2015

Schools Awarded Grants to Visit Ohio’s Judicial Center

DECEMBER 3, 2015

Court’s Partnership with Schools, Legal Aid Seeing Benefits

NOVEMBER 24, 2015

December Disciplinary Hearings Announced

Requirement to Submit Statistics Electronically for Ohio Municipal and County Courts Effective in February

Retirees Bring Life Experiences to Court as Volunteers

NOVEMBER 23, 2015

New Rule Adopted to Protect Personal Information in Juvenile and Domestic Cases

Ohio Supreme Court Approves New Rules for Attorney Email Information, Suspensions

Comments Requested for Proposal to Increase Attorney Fees

NOVEMBER 19, 2015

Jailed Youth Decreases, Forum Finding Ways to Reduce Recidivism

NOVEMBER 17, 2015

Client Protection Fund Releases Fiscal Year Figures for Lawyer Theft

NOVEMBER 16, 2015

Nearly 700 New Lawyers Take Oath of Office

NOVEMBER 12, 2015

Lawyers Sing and Dance as Founding Fathers to Benefit Bar Foundation

NOVEMBER 11, 2015

Veterans Legal Clinic Established by Widow to Honor Fallen Soldier Going Strong

NOVEMBER 9, 2015

New Regulation Approved by Board of Professional Conduct

NOVEMBER 5, 2015

Attorneys’ Ohio Law Licenses Suspended for Failing to Register with Supreme Court

NOVEMBER 2, 2015

Attorney Services Fund Annual Report Released

OCTOBER 30, 2015

Improvements Proposed for Ohio’s Court-Appointed Lawyer System

November Disciplinary Hearings Announced

Large Statewide Audience Expected for Adult Guardianship Course

July Ohio Bar Exam Results Released

OCTOBER 28, 2015

National Pro Bono Week Highlights Need for Free Legal Aid

Seminar Focuses on the Latest Issues Facing Attorney Discipline

OCTOBER 21, 2015

Famed Local Author Speaks with Central Ohio Students at Supreme Court

OCTOBER 19, 2015

Body Cameras, Drones Present New Challenges for Media and Courts

Court of Claims to Present Crime Victims Compensation Seminar

OCTOBER 16, 2015

Ohio Supreme Court Hosts Midwest Chief Justices

OCTOBER 15, 2015

Capital Law Students Watch Professional Misconduct Hearing at School

OCTOBER 13, 2015

Domestic Relations and Juvenile Forms Now Translated in Five Languages

OCTOBER 12, 2015

Comments Requested for Proposal to Repeal Traffic Rule

OCTOBER 6, 2015

Seven Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

OCTOBER 5, 2015

Last Day to Register to Vote for Judicial Candidates in November Election

OCTOBER 2, 2015

Local Author, Whose Work is Featured in Hollywood Blockbuster, Will Speak to Students at Supreme Court

Opportunity for Northeast Ohio Lawyers to Give Back to Community

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015

Ohio Supreme Court Redesigns Online Case Search

SEPTEMBER 28, 2015

Supreme Court Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule Changes

October Disciplinary Hearings Announced

SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

Reminder: A-L Attorneys Must Earn CLE Hours by Dec. 31, 2015

SEPTEMBER 22, 2015

Support for Legal Professionals Suffering from Addiction and Mental Illness

SEPTEMBER 21, 2015

Sixth District Appeals Court Releases App for Smartphones

SEPTEMBER 18, 2015

Competitive Spirit Drives Former Ohio State Running Back in Law School Career

SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

Sandusky County Students Watch Justices in Action at Off-Site Court

SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

Ohio Supreme Court Transportation Grant Applications Available Tomorrow

SEPTEMBER 15, 2015

Fund for Client Protection Reimburses Another Victim of Pain Killer Settlement Attorney

SEPTEMBER 11, 2015

Judicial Participation in New Effort to Reform Ohio’s Criminal Law


New Judicial Family Network Advisory Chair Appointed


Champaign County Court is Innovative Court Practices Award Winner


Chief Justice Highlights Specialized Dockets During Her State of Judiciary Address


September Disciplinary Hearings Announced, Includes Cleveland, Cincinnati Attorneys

CATCH Court Proves Successful in Newly Released Study


New Website Features Information About Judicial Races for Voters Statewide

AUGUST 31, 2015

New Standard Probate Forms Proposed for Involuntary Treatment for Alcohol and Drug Abusers

Rule Change Extends Time for Judicial Candidate Training

Expanded Role Proposed for Ohio Court Interpreters

AUGUST 25, 2015

Drum Therapy Helps Troubled Teens

AUGUST 24, 2015

One Week Left for Ohio Attorneys to Register for Upcoming Biennium

AUGUST 21, 2015

Making the Case for Medication to Fight Heroin Addiction

AUGUST 19, 2015

Supreme Court Subcommittee to Offer Juvenile Courts Guidance on Restraining Juveniles in Court

AUGUST 14, 2015

Rules Clarified for Lawyers Seeking Business when Presenting Legal Seminars

AUGUST 13, 2015

Tech Grants Put in Action

Eight Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

AUGUST 12, 2015

Ohio Court of Claims Website Named One of the Best in U.S.

AUGUST 10, 2015

Board Advises Judges Regarding Ethics Requirements Governing Performance of Civil Marriages

AUGUST 5, 2015

Workshop Proposals Requested for Upcoming Dispute Resolution Trainings

AUGUST 3, 2015

Portage County Lawyers Open Free Domestic Relations Clinic

JULY 31, 2015

More Than 1,000 Take Ohio Bar Exam

JULY 29, 2015

August Disciplinary Hearings Announced

JULY 24, 2015

Court Administrators: Deadline Approaching for Moyer Scholarship

JULY 23, 2015

A Guide to the July 2015 Ohio Bar Examination

JULY 22, 2015

Ohio Supreme Court Expands Electronic Filing

JULY 21, 2015

Another Shot at Life

JULY 20, 2015

Attorneys Donate 81,000 Hours of Pro Bono Work in 2014

JULY 16, 2015

Ohioans Take On National Justice System Leadership Roles

Sandusky County to Host Official Ohio Supreme Court Session in September

JULY 10, 2015

U.S. Department of Justice Offers Program for Judicial Clerks

JULY 8, 2015

Accessing Courts Through Technology

JULY 7, 2015

Ohio Judges, Attorneys Discuss Next Steps for Marriage Equality

JULY 1, 2015

Rules of Practice and Procedure Amendments Are Now Effective

JUNE 30, 2015

July Disciplinary Hearings Announced

Ohio Attorneys: Registration and Payment Due by Sept. 1

JUNE 29, 2015

Courts and Mental Health Providers Can Report Handgun Background Check Information Electronically

JUNE 26, 2015

Ohio Supreme Court Order Offers Guidance on Gender Specific Terms

Court Building Documentary Honored with Telly Award

1,117 Seek to Take July Bar Exam

Ohio Leading the Training for Those Tasked with Cutting the Conflict of Caring for the Elderly

JUNE 24, 2015

Judicial Symposium on Addiction and Child Welfare

JUNE 18, 2015

16 Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

First of Required Adult Guardianship Education Courses to Begin

JUNE 16, 2015

Treating Addiction: The Path to Recovery Sometimes Begins in Front of the Bench

JUNE 10, 2015

Fund for Client Protection Reimburses $189,000 to the Victims of One Attorney

JUNE 2, 2015

Study Shows That Veterans Courts Work

JUNE 1, 2015

June Disciplinary Hearings Announced

MAY 29, 2015

Preparing for Ohio’s New Adult Guardianship Rules

MAY 28, 2015

Americans and Europeans Can Find Common Ground on Internet Privacy, Speaker Says

MAY 27, 2015

Ohio Court Managers Earn Fellows Credentials

MAY 26, 2015

Rule To Take Effect for Courts to Electronically Share Critical Information

MAY 22, 2015

Ohio Courthouse’s Centennial Celebration

MAY 20, 2015

Springfield Students Take Home Ohio Moot Court Trophy

Ohio Supreme Court Hires Legislative Counsel

Sisters Travel to Every Ohio County Courthouse in Seven Days

MAY 19, 2015

ODRC to Provide Court-Related Grants

MAY 18, 2015

Court of Claims: 2014 Was an Efficient and Effective Year

MAY 11, 2015

Who Rules the Web?

MAY 7, 2015

Seeking Solutions to Ohio’s Opiate Crisis

MAY 4, 2015

Nearly 200 New Lawyers Take Oath of Office

MAY 1, 2015

Advocates Examine Ohio Supreme Court Task Force on Access to Justice Report

Ohio Probation Officers Training Marks First Anniversary

APRIL 29, 2015

May Disciplinary Hearings Announced

APRIL 27, 2015

Court Adopts CLE Self-Study Deadline Extension for Sponsors

New Standards Proposed for Certified Attorneys

APRIL 24, 2015

Ohio Bar Exam Results Release

APRIL 17, 2015

Farm Animals Take the Stand at Mock Trial

APRIL 16, 2015

Ohio Foreclosure Filings Continue to Decline

APRIL 15, 2015

Grant Deadline Approaching

11 Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

Domestic and Juvenile Courts to Begin Submitting Statistics Electronically in July

Ohio Supreme Court Employees Honored

APRIL 14, 2015

Ohio Supreme Court Task Force on Access to Justice Delivers Report

APRIL 10, 2015

Interdisciplinary Group Focuses on Improving Family Court Services

APRIL 8, 2015

Court Employees and Jail Inmates Team Up to Support Kids

APRIL 3, 2015

Appeals Court Puts Oral Arguments on YouTube

APRIL 1, 2015

April Disciplinary Hearings Announced

MARCH 30, 2015

New Rules Allow Corporate Counsel to Provide Pro Bono Service

MARCH 27, 2015

Ohio Court of Claims to Hear Lawsuit Against State Troopers

MARCH 26, 2015

Justices Hold Court in Mansfield

MARCH 23, 2015

Ohio Law Changes Today for Judicial Emergencies

MARCH 20, 2015

New Statewide Program to Teach Civility

MARCH 16, 2015

First-Time Ohio Mock Trial Champion Takes the Trophy

Court Adopts Professional Conduct Rule Amendments

MARCH 13, 2015

Number of Ohio Courts Using Specialized Dockets Growing

MARCH 11, 2015

Interpreters Receive Court Certificates

MARCH 10, 2015

Ohio’s Adult Guardianship Rules Overhauled

Client Protection Fund Reimburses $9,050 to Victims of Recently Suspended Attorney

MARCH 4, 2015

National Grant Money for Alternatives to Jail

FEBRUARY 27, 2015

Nearly 400 Take Ohio Bar Exam

Richland County to Host 70th Off-Site Court Program

Supreme Court Hires New Director of the Judicial College

FEBRUARY 26, 2015

Students Participate in New Supreme Court Civics Education Program

Supreme Court Employees Celebrate Black History Month

FEBRUARY 25, 2015

March Disciplinary Hearings Announced

FEBRUARY 23, 2015

Court’s Mentoring Program Changing Lives

FEBRUARY 20, 2015

2015 July Bar Exam to be Administered at New Location

FEBRUARY 19, 2015

Six Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

FEBRUARY 18, 2015

A Push for Pro Bono Reporting

FEBRUARY 17, 2015

Legal Misconduct Complaints Increased in 2014

FEBRUARY 13, 2015

We Are Gathered Here at the Courthouse

FEBRUARY 11, 2015

Supreme Court Unveils New Search Features for Opinions & Announcement Web Page

FEBRUARY 10, 2015

Supreme Court Hires New Director of Legal & Policy Affairs

Technology Grant Funds for Ohio Courts

FEBRUARY 6, 2015

Lawyers Adopt Electronic Filing Option

FEBRUARY 2, 2015

Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to Appoint Capital Case Counsel for Indigent Defendants

JANUARY 30, 2015

Nearly 500 Applicants Apply for February Bar Exam

JANUARY 28, 2015

State Competition Makes Historic Documents Relevant to Teens

February Disciplinary Hearings Announced

JANUARY 26, 2015

Seven Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

Restoration Projects at Ohio County Courthouses

JANUARY 23, 2015

Legal Panel to Discuss Domestic Violence

JANUARY 20, 2015

Court of Claims Debuts New Website

JANUARY 6, 2015

Court Interpreter Goes the Distance

JANUARY 5, 2015

Ohio Supreme Court Kicks Off New Year with New Top Administrator

January Disciplinary Hearings Announced

Supreme Court’s e-Filing Open to All Attorneys