Daily Case Announcement


Daily Case Announcement

Supreme Court Case Announcement for January 24, 2020
 Friday, January 24, 2020 8:55 AM
In Mahoning Cty. Bar Assn. v. Jones, the Court denied respondent James S. Jones’ request to terminate probation.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for January 23, 2020
 Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:00 AM
In Ohio State Bar Assn. v. Watkins Global Network, L.L.C., the Court clarified there is no blanket rule that deems a nonlawyer who negotiates the settlement of a debt on behalf of another as engaging in the unauthorized practice of law. Those who are “rendering legal services” as part of the negotiation, however, are in violation.

Supreme Court Third Case Announcement for January 22, 2020
 Wednesday, January 22, 2020 11:15 AM
The Court referred State ex rel. Brack v. Budish to mediation.

Supreme Court Second Case Announcement for January 22, 2020
 Wednesday, January 22, 2020 11:14 AM
The Court did not accept State v. Sharier, with Justice Michael P. Donnelly dissenting with a written opinion.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for January 22, 2020
 Wednesday, January 22, 2020 12:01 PM
In In re Application of Ohio Power Co., the Court again denied a challenge to an Ohio Power Company’s plan to charge customers more or give discounts for its use of power plants constructed in the 1950s to supply electricity to federal uranium enrichment facilities near Portsmouth.

Supreme Court Third Case Announcement for January 21, 2020
 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:00 PM
In State ex rel. Dunn v. Plain Local School Dist. Bd. of Edn., the Court agreed to an expedited case schedule, which begins with the respondent Plain Local School District Board of Education filing an answer to the complaint of the residents of the school district by Thursday, Jan. 23.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for January 21, 2020
 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:47 PM
The Court granted motions for leave to file delayed appeals in four cases: State v. Whitaker, State v. Taylor, State v. Cook, and State v. Williams.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for January 17, 2020
 Friday, January 17, 2020 2:56 PM
The Court agreed to dismiss Smith v. Euclid at the request of the parties who reported reaching a settlement.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for January 16, 2020
 Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:00 PM
In Kisling, Nestico & Redick, L.L.C. v. Progressive Max Ins., the Court ruled an insurer that settles a personal-injury claim with a victim who discharged his lawyers before a lawsuit is filed has no obligation to distribute a portion of the settlement to the lawyers for their prior work. Instead, the law firm must take legal action against its former client to get paid.

Supreme Court Second Case Announcement for January 15, 2020
 Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:06 PM
In Columbus Bar Assn. v. Bare, the Court remanded the disciplinary matter of Addison T. Bare to the Board of Professional Conduct for further proceedings and stated the interim default suspension imposed in May 2019 shall remain in place while the matter is pending.