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DECEMBER 29, 2016

Amended Statewide Rules on Court-Appointed Lawyers Take Effect Jan. 1

DECEMBER 22, 2016

CLE Commission Sanctions 185 Attorneys for Noncompliance

DECEMBER 21, 2016

UPL Board Elects Officers for 2017

DECEMBER 20, 2016

Ohio Board of Professional Conduct Issues Four Advisory Opinions

DECEMBER 19, 2016

Attorneys Asked to Document Their Pro Bono Work

Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to Rules of Practice

DECEMBER 16, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct Files Disciplinary Case Reports and Recommendations

DECEMBER 14, 2016

End-of-the-Year CLE Deadline Approaching for M-Z Attorneys

DECEMBER 13, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct Elects Officers for 2017

DECEMBER 12, 2016

Supreme Court Considers Military Spouse Attorney Rule, Adopts Interim Solution

DECEMBER 7, 2016

36 Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded More Than $230,000

DECEMBER 2, 2016

Email Phishing Scam Targeting Attorneys Reported in 10 States

NOVEMBER 30, 2016

December Disciplinary Hearings Announced

NOVEMBER 18, 2016

Ohio Court Professionals Complete Executive Training Program

NOVEMBER 10, 2016

Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection Releases Fiscal Year Report

October/November Cases Certified to Disciplinary Board

NOVEMBER 8, 2016

Bar Admission Ceremonies Feature 616 Participating New Attorneys

NOVEMBER 4, 2016

A Promise of Freedom

NOVEMBER 2, 2016

November Disciplinary Hearings Announced

NOVEMBER 1, 2016

Attorney Services Fund Releases Fiscal Year Report

OCTOBER 28, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Announces July Bar Exam Results

OCTOBER 21, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Issues Scam Alert

OCTOBER 14, 2016

Hess Named Supreme Court Deputy Administrative Director

OCTOBER 12, 2016

Supreme Court Guide Leads Courts Through Custody and Visitation Issues Complicated by Domestic Violence

Board of Professional Conduct Files Disciplinary Case Reports and Recommendations

OCTOBER 10, 2016

Amendments to Rules of Practice Proposed, Published for Public Comment

OCTOBER 7, 2016

Mission in the Middle

SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

October Disciplinary Hearings Announced

SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Proposed Rule Amendments Would Require Annual Registration of Magistrates

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Proposed Grand Jury Amendments Included in Annual Update to Rules of Practice and Procedure

SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Drug Courts Expand Treatment Services Because of State Grant

SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Rule Change Clarifies Lawyers’ Responsibilities In Providing Services Related to Medical Marijuana

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

New Supreme Court Rule Expands Who Could Provide Pro Bono Help

SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

13 Juvenile Courts Awarded Technology Grants

47 Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded More Than $180,000

SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

11 Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Supreme Court Adopts New Ways for Courts to Inventory Caseloads

Proposed Rule Would Outline Proper Time to Assign Cases to Judges


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New Dispute Resolution Trainings Added to 2016 Schedule

AUGUST 31, 2016

Opioid Addiction Tackled in First-Ever Regional Summit

Amendment Would Clarify Lawyers’ Responsibilities In Providing Services to Medical Marijuana Clients

AUGUST 29, 2016

Ohio Board of Professional Conduct Announces September Disciplinary Hearings

AUGUST 17, 2016

Court Staff to Draft Marijuana Amendment

AUGUST 11, 2016

Federal Law Makes Medical Marijuana Legal Services Out of Bounds in Ohio

AUGUST 10, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct Files Disciplinary Case Reports and Recommendations with Supreme Court

AUGUST 5, 2016

Reporters of Judicial Decisions Attend Conference at Ohio Supreme Court

Murder Trial Reenactment Brings Old Court Case to Life

AUGUST 1, 2016

August Disciplinary Hearings Announced

Public Comment Sought on Grand Jury Task Force Report

JULY 28, 2016

Aspiring Lawyers Took Ohio Bar Exam This Week

Ohio Supreme Court Releases New Annual Report

JULY 26, 2016

Patron Socked for No Shoes in 2008 State Fair Case

Ohio Judicial College Celebrates 40 Years

JULY 14, 2016

Judicial College Employee Honored with National Award

JULY 13, 2016

Grand Jury Task Force Releases Final Report

JULY 12, 2016

Four Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

JULY 7, 2016

1,072 Seek to Take July Bar Exam

$10.3 Million in Pro Bono Legal Services Donated in 2015

July 1, 2016

Rule Amendments Effective Today

JUNE 30, 2016

Court Security Officers Participate in Pilot Training Program

July Disciplinary Hearings Announced

JUNE 28, 2016

Ohio’s Juvenile Justice Coalition Report Shows Data Lacking for Youth in Courts

JUNE 24, 2016

Obergefell at One Year

JUNE 23, 2016

11,000 Guardians Take Judicial College Course in First Year

JUNE 21, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct Reviewing Requests for Medical Marijuana Advisory Opinions

JUNE 20, 2016

Court Seeks Comment on Recommended Changes to Commercial Dockets

JUNE 17, 2016

OCN Connectivity Date Approaches for Ohio Local Courts

JUNE 16, 2016

New Guidelines Seek to Improve How Courts Process Child Abuse and Neglect Cases

48 Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded Nearly $300,000

JUNE 13, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct Releases Two Advisory Opinions

Miranda v. Arizona: A Fundamental Framework of Criminal Justice

JUNE 10, 2016

Bailiff Manages Courtroom at 98 Years Old

JUNE 9, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct Files Disciplinary Case Reports and Recommendations with Supreme Court

JUNE 8, 2016

12 Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

JUNE 2, 2016

At-Risk Families to Get Help at Law School’s Legal Clinic

JUNE 1, 2016

July 1 Brings Rule Changes, New Probate Forms

MAY 25, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct June Disciplinary Hearings Announced

MAY 23, 2016

Supreme Court Launches Improved Case Activity Notification Application

New Forms Approved for Probate Courts

Court Requests Comment on Proposed Guardianship and Probate Forms

MAY 20, 2016

Ohio Courts Selected for Technology Grants

MAY 19, 2016

Ohio Students to Compete in Moot Court Competition

MAY 16, 2016

Three Ohioans Become Court Management Fellows

MAY 13, 2016

May is National Drug Court Month

MAY 12, 2016

Students Showcase Constitutional Knowledge

MAY 11, 2016

Monthly Print Magazine to Become Digital

MAY 10, 2016

Law Students Help Low-Income Clients in Domestic Relations Court

MAY 9, 2016

Ohio Court Interpreter Services to Expand

MAY 3, 2016

Professional Management Opportunity for Court Leaders

Ceremony Completes Transformation from Law Students to Lawyers

MAY 2, 2016

Opiate Conference Attendees Hear About Ohio Courts’ Efforts to Combat Epidemic

State Bar Honors Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice

APRIL 26, 2016

Franklin County Municipal Court Opens Self-Help Center

APRIL 25, 2016

May Disciplinary Hearings Announced

APRIL 22, 2016

Ohio Bar Exam Results Announced

APRIL 21, 2016

Meigs County Hosts Ohio Supreme Court Session

APRIL 15, 2016

Cleveland Selected for Federal Grant to Start Community Court

Board of Professional Conduct Releases Advisory Opinion About a Lawyer’s Duty to Report Another Lawyer’s Misconduct

APRIL 12, 2016

New Executive Director Takes Helm at OCLRE

APRIL 8, 2016

Five Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

APRIL 7, 2016

When 3+3=2: Ohio Law Schools Adopt Joint Degree Programs

APRIL 6, 2016

Justice Partners Learning about Trauma in the Courtroom

APRIL 4, 2016

April Disciplinary Hearings Announced

MARCH 28, 2016

Local Courts to Adopt Rules for Juvenile Shackling Under New Statewide Rule

Court Adopts Rules to Increase Pro Hac Vice Attorney Fees and Add a Voluntary Fee

Ohio Supreme Court Approves New Status for Lawyers

MARCH 25, 2016

Law and Leadership Institute Students Compete in Showcase Event

MARCH 24, 2016

Late Compliance Deadline for A-L Attorneys on March 30

MARCH 22, 2016

Statewide Adult Guardianship Summit Helps Judicial Teams Enhance Programs and Procedures

MARCH 21, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct Releases Ethics Guide Addressing Client File Retention

Town Meeting Seeks Solutions to Lack of Civility

MARCH 17, 2016

Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission Releases First Annual Report

MARCH 15, 2016

Ohio’s New High School Mock Trial Champions

MARCH 14, 2016

Gender-Specific Terms Replaced in Ohio Supreme Court Rules, Forms

MARCH 11, 2016

Students Learn About Courts, Watch Oral Arguments

MARCH 10, 2016

High School Students Compete for State Mock Trial Champion Title

MARCH 9, 2016

Teen Court Lets Students Judge Their Peers

MARCH 8, 2016

Ohio Supreme Court Employees Recognized for Professional Excellence

Victims of Attorney Theft Awarded Money from Lawyers' Fund

MARCH 2, 2016

March Disciplinary Hearings Announced

FEBRUARY 25, 2016

Ohio Bar Exam Complete, Aspiring Lawyers Wait for Results

Board of Professional Conduct Releases Advisory Opinion About Flat Fee Agreements

FEBRUARY 24, 2016

New Workgroup Focuses on Courts’ Response to Human Trafficking

FEBRUARY 23, 2016

Six Cases Certified to Attorney Discipline Board

FEBRUARY 22, 2016

Judicial Votes Count Website Updated for 2016 Primary Election

FEBRUARY 19, 2016

National Resources Sought in Reducing Ohio’s Repeat Juvenile Offenders

Meigs County to Host Ohio Supreme Court Session in April

FEBRUARY 18, 2016

Nearly 500 Apply to Take the Ohio Bar Exam

Former Mayor Coleman Speaks at Black History Month Event at Supreme Court

FEBRUARY 17, 2016

Lawyers: Pro Bono Reporting Deadline Approaching

Board Increases Dispositions and Reduces Pending Disciplinary Cases in 2015

FEBRUARY 16, 2016

Proposed Changes to Ohio Court Case Processing Time Standards

FEBRUARY 12, 2016

Court Technology Grant Deadline Reminder

FEBRUARY 5, 2016

February Disciplinary Hearings Announced

FEBRUARY 4, 2016

Regional Courses Offered to Juvenile Courts to Enhance Abuse and Neglect Case Management

JANUARY 29, 2016

High School Students Tackle Timely Issue in Mock Trial Competition

JANUARY 28, 2016

Hidden Treasure at Defiance College

JANUARY 27, 2016

Chief Justice Forms Grand Jury Task Force

JANUARY 25, 2016

Toledo Veterans Treatment Court Celebrates First Graduates

JANUARY 21, 2016

Civic Education Competition Takes Center Stage at Ohio Statehouse

JANUARY 19, 2016

2016 Dispute Resolution Education Trainings and Roundtables Schedule Available

JANUARY 15, 2016

Comments Requested for Proposal Related to Case Management

JANUARY 13, 2016

Proposed Rule Amendments Filed with General Assembly, Published for Comment

Children Active in their Foster Care Placement Plans with New Program

JANUARY 12, 2016

Ohio Courts Urged to Apply for Grant Money

JANUARY 11, 2016

Ohio Appeals Court App, Version 1.0.3

JANUARY 7, 2016

Renewed Justice