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MAY 10, 2024

Adapting to Change Leads New Attorneys to Success

A smiling man and a woman stand next to a graphic showing the seal of the Supreme Court of OhioThe latest class of Ohio attorneys sworn to act with integrity took their oaths Monday. The moment marked the end of their studies and the beginning of their careers in the legal profession.

MAY 8, 2024

2023 Annual Report Highlights the Mission of the Supreme Court of Ohio

Image showing a booklet with a picture of the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center on the cover sitting on a wooden surface.The 2023 Annual Report of the Supreme Court of Ohio has been released. Its pages tell how the justices, attorneys and administrative staff of the court strive to meet the needs and expectations of the citizens of Ohio.

MAY 6, 2024

Public Comment Open: Proposed Changes to Court Rules of Practice

The Supreme Court of Ohio will accept public comments until June 7 on proposed amendments to the Rules of Practice of the Supreme Court of Ohio.

MAY 3, 2024

Practice and Procedure Rule Proposals Filed with General Assembly

A series of proposed changes to the practices and procedures rules for Ohio courts have been filed with the General Assembly for final consideration. Unless the General Assembly adopts a concurrent resolution of disapproval, the rules go into effect on July 1.

Conduct Board Announces May Disciplinary Hearings

Image of the Board of Professional Conduct logo.The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced four disciplinary cases set for hearing in May. Each case involves allegations of professional misconduct by a lawyer.


MAY 23, 2024

Bucyrus Law Director Receives Two-Year Stayed Suspension

The Supreme Court of Ohio today issued the Bucyrus city law director a two-year, fully stayed suspension for ethical violations arising from two separate drunken driving arrests and subsequent probation violations.

MAY 15, 2024

Court Must Find Parent Voluntarily Unemployed Before Estimating Child Support

A domestic relations court must expressly find that a parent is voluntarily unemployed before calculating a child support order based on estimated potential future income, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today.

MAY 9, 2024

Juvenile Can Be Tried in Adult Court for Felony Murder

Image of a silver, metal table with some brown fole folders and handcuff on top.A juvenile suspected of being either the shooter or an accomplice in a 2016 murder may be tried in adult court for felony murder, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today.

MAY 2, 2024

Attorney Indefinitely Suspended for Failing to Disclose Drug Conviction

The Supreme Court of Ohio today indefinitely suspended an Elyria attorney who failed to self-report a federal felony drug conviction to disciplinary authorities.

MAY 1, 2024

Injured Worker’s Court Case Seeking Additional Compensation Can Proceed

Once an injured employee properly appeals a workers’ compensation claim to a court, a five-year limit on the Ohio Industrial Commission’s oversight of the claim does not impact the court case, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today.

APRIL 25, 2024

Lawyer Suspended for Intoxicating Teens and Groping One of Them

The Supreme Court of Ohio today suspended a Westlake attorney based on his criminal convictions for providing two teenage girls with alcohol and groping one of them.

APRIL 23, 2024

Developer May Be Entitled to Prejudgment Interest from Port Authority

A Cincinnati area port authority is subject to a state law that directs a party who breached a contract to pay an additional sum for delaying payment while the matter is disputed in court, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled.