February 24, 2012
Disciplinary Board Experiences Record Year in 2011
A record 126 new cases and other matters were filed with or referred to the Supreme Court of Ohio’s Board of Commissioners on Grievances & Discipline in 2011. The board conducts evidentiary hearings and issues findings and recommendations to the Supreme Court on serious ethical misconduct complaints lodged against Ohio attorneys and judges. It is composed of 28 members, appointed by the Supreme Court. Four are public members, seven are active or retired judges and 17 are lawyers throughout the state. Visit the Supreme Court of Ohio website to view the report.