811 ABA Journal Ohio articles.
An Ohio lawyer is accused in an ethics complaint of propositioning clients and would-be clients, mentioning the possibility of marriage, and using names for them such as “gorgeous” and “baby doll.”
Nov 5, 2020 9:34 AM CST
A Portsmouth, Ohio, lawyer, who was formerly a city council member, was arrested Friday for allegedly running a sex-trafficking ring over a 15-year period.
Oct 26, 2020 10:47 AM CDT
An Ohio lawyer has been suspended for his over-the-top criticisms of litigation opponents and judicial decisions, including an assertion that a custody order was “the most absolutely insane decision” that he had encountered in almost 40 years.
Oct 7, 2020 3:16 PM CDT
Amazon.com Inc. can’t be held liable for the death of a teenager from caffeine powder sold by one of its vendors, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Oct 2, 2020 11:16 AM CDT
An Ohio lawyer has received an interim suspension after his latest arrest for allegedly driving while nude.
Sep 29, 2020 2:17 PM CDT
A Cleveland municipal judge is facing ethics charges after holding court hearings
despite a rescheduling order because of the coronavirus pandemic, and then issuing arrest warrants for no-shows.
Sep 22, 2020 4:12 PM CDT
Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor is condemning “in the strongest possible terms” a GOP statement accusing a Democratic judge of colluding with the Ohio Democratic Party in a ballot drop box decision.
Sep 18, 2020 9:36 AM CDT
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 4-3 on Wednesday that an employee can’t sue for invasion of privacy when an employer uses the “direct observation method” to collect a urine sample for drug testing.
Aug 27, 2020 10:02 AM CDT
New York has announced reciprocity agreements with some jurisdictions also offering the October online bar exam, which will use National Conference of Bar Examiners testing materials.
Aug 19, 2020 9:56 AM CDT
A short story about the first lawyer in a close-knit Black family has been named the winner of the 2020 ABA Journal/Ross Writing Contest for Legal Short Fiction. The author is Daniel M. Best, an associate at Gallagher Sharp in Columbus, Ohio.
Aug 14, 2020 1:36 PM CDT
Longtime North Dakota Supreme Court justice tests positive for COVID-19
North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Gerald VandeWalle, who is 86 and the longest-serving justice on the state’s high court, has…
Aug 7, 2020 3:49 PM CDT
In light of public health concerns, Illinois and New York have joined the growing list of states that canceled in-person bar exams, with plans for an October remote test offered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
Jul 23, 2020 12:02 PM CDT
A father and his son, both Ohio lawyers, were sanctioned on Thursday after the father skipped his client's criminal trial and the son criticized the judge on Facebook.
Jul 16, 2020 2:55 PM CDT
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a no-pets building in Iowa City, Iowa, should not have allowed a new tenant to have an emotional support dog after an objection by another tenant with severe allergies.
Jul 2, 2020 11:03 AM CDT
An Ohio lawyer who “actively avoided” paying a $25,000 malpractice settlement has been suspended from law practice.
Jun 18, 2020 1:52 PM CDT
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