Board News and Events

August 11, 2022

Cryptocurrency Guidance for Attorneys

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued an advisory opinion that addresses the safeguarding of cryptocurrency by lawyers on behalf of clients or third parties.

June 21, 2022

Board of Professional Conduct Releases Three Advisory Opinions

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued three advisory opinions, including a new opinion that addresses the propriety of a lawyer notarizing a client’s affidavit and an expanded opinion analyzing conflicts arising from personal, nonmarital relationships.

April 27, 2022

Board of Professional Conduct Releases Two Advisory Opinions

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued two advisory opinions that replace opinions originally issued under the former Code of Judicial Conduct and the former Code of Professional Responsibility.

February 25, 2022

Conduct Board Advises on Conflicts of Part-Time Prosecutors

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued an advisory opinion that addresses the appearance of a county prosecuting attorney before a part-time municipal judge who employs a part-time assistant prosecutor in a private law firm.

February 25, 2022

Board of Professional Conduct Issues 2021 Annual Report

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued its 2021 annual report, highlighting the disposition of 69 disciplinary cases, including five cases involving serious allegations of judicial misconduct.