Ohio Board of Professional Conduct

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct is a 28-member quasi-judicial body appointed by the Supreme Court of Ohio that consists of 17 lawyers, seven active or retired judges, and four non-lawyers. The Board's duties are as follows:

  • Adjudicating formal complaints of misconduct involving judges and lawyers and making recommendations to the Supreme Court on the appropriate sanction

  • Hearing cases involving the impairment of judges and lawyers and the reinstatement of lawyers suspended from the practice of law

  • Monitoring and assisting bar association certified grievance committees in the regulation of the legal profession

  • Issuing ethics advisory opinions

  • Advising judges and lawyers on ethics compliance

  • Conducting educational programs on ethics for judges, lawyers, and judicial candidates

  • Receiving and retaining financial disclosure statements filed annually by judges, magistrates, and judicial candidates

 

Guide to the Board of Professional Conduct

2018 Annual Report

Board Roster 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Ohio Board of Professional Conduct
65 South Front Street, 5th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3431

Phone: 614.387.9370
Fax: 614.387.9379

www.bpc.ohio.gov

 

Chair:  Hon. John W. Wise

Vice-chair:  Patricia A. Wise, Esq.

Director:  Richard A. Dove, Esq.

Senior Counsel:  D. Allan Asbury, Esq.

Counsel: Kristi McAnaul, Esq.

 

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