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.
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.
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.
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced the election of Judge John W. Wise as chairman and attorney Patricia A. Wise as vice-chair. Judge Wise and Ms. Wise begin their respective positions on Jan. 1, 2019.
More than 150 judges, lawyers, and non-lawyers who serve in roles in Ohio’s lawyer disciplinary process met recently at the Ohio State Bar Association for the Annual Miller-Becker Seminar to discuss sexual harassment.
Board of Professional Conduct Issues Advisory Opinions Concerning Magistrate Campaign Activities and Website Names
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today issued two advisory opinions concerning the political and campaign activities of magistrates and the ethical limitations of lawyer and law firm website domain names as a form of advertising.