05/30/2018


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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
Novita Industries, L.L.C. v. Lorain Cty. Bd. of Revision (Slip Opinion) 2015-2073Taxation—Real-property valuation—R.C. 5715.19(D)—Requirement that proposed value be set forth applies to filing original complaints but not to invoking continuing-complaint jurisdiction of a county board of revision—Property owner properly invoked continuing-complaint jurisdiction of board of revision over owner’s challenge to county auditor’s valuation of subject property for tax year 2014—Board of Tax Appeals’ decision reversed to extent it refused to exercise jurisdiction over property’s 2014 value—Board of Tax Appeals ordered to assign aggregate value of $750,000 to parcels at issues for tax years 2012, 2013, and 2014, and to allocate that value to the individual parcels.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-2023
Lorain Cty. Bar Assn. v. Lewis (Slip Opinion) 2017-1419Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct, including committing an illegal act and engaging in conduct involving dishonesty—Submitting a false written witness statement to police—Two-year suspension, with six months stayed on conditions.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-2024
Disciplinary Counsel v. Thomas 2018-0553On certified order of the Supreme Court of West Virginia, No. 17-0131.  
05/30/2018 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Disciplinary cases—Miscellaneous dismissals.Armstrong, Kristopher