12/05/2017


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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
Disciplinary Counsel v. Derryberry (Slip Opinion) 2017-1088Attorneys-Misconduct-Failure to keep client reasonably informed about status of matter-Failure to comply as soon as practicable with client's reasonable requests for information-Knowingly making false statements of material fact in connection with a disciplinary matter-One year suspension, fully stayed on the condition that respondent commit no further misconduct.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-8767
State ex rel. Alford v. Adult Parole Auth. (Slip Opinion) 2016-1316Mandamus-Writ of mandamus sought to compel release on ground that a hearing on the violation of his parole was not timely held-Claim barred by res judicata because it had been raised in a prior habeas corpus action-Dismissal of petition for writ affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-8773
Trumbull Cty. Bar Assn. v. Dull (Slip Opinion) 2017-0490Attorneys-Misconduct-Violations of professional-conduct rules, including misappropriating client funds-Two-year suspension, with second year stayed on conditions.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-8774
Columbus Bar Assn. v. McNeal (Slip Opinion) 2017-0491Attorneys-Misconduct-Failure to act with reasonable diligence in representing client-Failure to keep client reasonably informed about status of matter-Failure to comply as soon as practicable with client's reasonable requests for information-One-year suspension from practice of law, fully stayed on conditions.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-8775
State ex rel. Jackson v. Ambrose (Slip Opinion) 2016-1572Mandamus-Prohibition-Court of appeals correctly granted summary judgment denying the requested writs-Judgment affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-8784
Disciplinary Counsel v. Schroeder (Slip Opinion) 2017-0540Unauthorized practice of law-Responding to debt-collection notice, disputing the debt, and requesting validation of the debt as the authorized representative of purported debtor-Injunction issued and civil penalty assessed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-8790
12/05/2017 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions-Miscellaneous dismissals-Mediation matters.