Office of Disciplinary Counsel Annual Report

Group: Ohio Judicial System

URL: http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/Publications/default.asp

Description

The position of Disciplinary Counsel and the Office of Disciplinary Counsel (“ODC") have been established by The Supreme Court of Ohio pursuant to Gov. Bar Rule V(3)(B). In accordance with that rule, Disciplinary Counsel is authorized to investigate allegations of misconduct, mental illness or substance abuse by attorneys and judges under the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, the Code of Judicial Conduct, and rules governing the Unauthorized Practice of Law (“UPL”). Disciplinary Counsel also has the authority to initiate complaints based upon its investigations, to certify bar counsel designated by certified grievance committees and to develop and offer an education curriculum for bar counsel and certified grievance committee members, in consultation with the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline and representatives of certified grievance committees.

Tags

courts, judges, attorneys, disciplinary action

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Statewide
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Gov't
Formats
PDF
Location in resource
Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
Yes
Frequency
Annually
Year(s) of Publication
2003-2013

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