Board News and Events (2019)

December 16, 2019

Board of Professional Conduct Elects Leadership for 2020

 

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced the re-election of Judge John W. Wise as chairman and attorney Patricia A. Wise as vice chair. Judge Wise and Ms. Wise will continue to serve in their respective positions through Dec. 31, 2020.

October 10, 2019

Conduct Board Issues Four Advisory Opinions

 

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct issued four advisory opinions regarding application of the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct. Two opinions replace opinions previously issued by the board under the former Code of Professional Responsibility, and two opinions respond to requests for advice.

September 12, 2019

Five Seminars Scheduled for 2020 Judicial Candidates

 

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct announced the 2020 schedule of judicial campaign conduct seminars for candidates seeking judicial office.

August 09, 2019

Professional Conduct Board Issues Four Advisory Opinions

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued four advisory opinions in response to requests for advice. Three replace opinions previously issued under the former Code of Professional Responsibility. 

June 20, 2019

Conduct Board Issues Advisory Opinion on a Lawyer's Right to Practice

The Board of Professional Conduct today issued an advisory opinion concerning restrictions on a lawyer’s right to practice law contained in settlement agreements.

April 26, 2019

Ohio Board of Professional Conduct Issues Two Advisory Opinions

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today issued advisory opinions on attorney transfer of shares in a law firm to a trust and representation of governmental clients and criminal defendants in unrelated matters by the same law firm.

February 14, 2019

Board Issues Advisory Opinion on Adverse Clients in Unrelated Matters

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued an advisory opinion concerning the representation of current or former clients in unrelated matters when the clients are directly opposed.

February 11, 2019

Board of Professional Conduct Issues 2018 Annual Report

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued its 2018 annual report, highlighting the disposition of 83 disciplinary cases, a 30 percent reduction in pending caseload, and continued education and outreach efforts.