Board News and Events

June 19, 2020

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued two opinions to replace opinions it previously issued under the former Code of Professional Responsibility. The board also withdrew a 1994 opinion in light of the adoption of a rule that addresses the content of the opinion.

April 09, 2020

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued an advisory opinion outlining a lawyer’s responsibilities when a prospective client admits that he or she has previously engaged in fraudulent conduct.

March 06, 2020

Conduct Board Issues Ethics Guide on Limited Scope Representation

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued a new ethics guide to assist the bar in providing limited scope representation to clients.

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued its 2019 annual report, highlighting the disposition of 69 disciplinary cases, greater efficiency in case processing, and further efforts to make attorney disciplinary proceedings more transparent.

February 18, 2020

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct issued two advisory opinions regarding application of the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct.

December 16, 2019

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

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

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

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

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