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  • 15 Apr 2019 4:04 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    Years ago, all the current judges on the Ninth District Court of Appeals sat in lecture halls as University of Akron students. This week, they showed current law students where their education can take them.


  • 12 Apr 2019 12:28 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor announced today the selection of U.S. Army Colonel Jeffrey C. Hagler as the Court’s next administrative director.


  • 11 Apr 2019 12:02 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    Take the WLG Survey and Pass It On

    Women Lawyers On Guard Inc., a non-profit national network of women and men who advocate and work for equality and justice is working to address sexual harassment in the legal profession. Progress has been made, but clearly more needs to be done.

    WLG is conducting a national Survey on Sexual Misconduct in the Legal Profession. ( They are looking for responses from women and men throughout the legal profession (e.g., law firm, in-house, government, non-profit, law schools, associations, judiciary, etc.) .  They hope that employers, individuals and organizations will also use the results of the survey to inform their continued efforts to address sexual harassment and misconduct.

    The survey is hosted on a secure site to keep responses completely anonymous and confidential, and does not ask for, nor capture, employer names, or other identifying specifics.

    Please TAKE THE SURVEY ( and pass it on to your network.

  • 10 Apr 2019 1:52 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    The Ohio Supreme Court has extended its deadline for state lawyers to fill out a survey about pro bono work to April 19, 2019. Attorneys who have already filled out the survey don’t need to fill it out again.


  • 09 Apr 2019 1:44 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    The present met the past for three Second District Court of Appeals judges during last week’s oral arguments.


  • 09 Apr 2019 1:43 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct recently filed five disciplinary-case reports with the Ohio Supreme Court. Each report recommended discipline for an attorney charged with professional misconduct.


  • 08 Apr 2019 1:10 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    For many Franklin County residents, their road leads to the county court. What drives that kind of traffic is a basic necessity for millions of Ohioans: a driver’s license.


  • 05 Apr 2019 10:24 AM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    First District Court of Appeals Judge Marilyn Zayas will be recognized as one of Cincinnati’s most outstanding career women by the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati.


  • 03 Apr 2019 3:17 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    The opioid epidemic has created a crime and treatment crisis for all kinds of American communities. But the ones that may be most affected are small and rural jurisdictions.


  • 03 Apr 2019 3:16 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    Justice Patrick F. Fischer interviews former Justice Herb Brown in the fourth episode of “Reflections from the Bench.”


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