Reinstatement to the Practice of Law

Follow these instructions if you have been suspended from the practice of law for failing to comply with Gov. Bar R. VI ("Registration of Attorneys").

Complete the current Certificate of Registration (available online at www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/AttySvcs/AttyReg/forms.asp, or by contacting the Office of Attorney Services at 614.387.9320 or attyreg@sc.ohio.gov).
If you are registering for active or corporate status for the current biennium, pay the registration fee of $350 by check or money order, made payable to “The Supreme Court of Ohio.” Cash or credit card payments are not accepted.
Pay the $300 reinstatement fee by check or money order, made payable to “The Supreme Court of Ohio.” Cash or credit card payments are not accepted.
Register for any missing prior biennia and pay all applicable registration fees for the missing biennia. If you need to register for prior biennia, contact the Office of Attorney Services for the appropriate forms. Certificates of Registration for biennia from 2001/2003 through the current biennium are available online at www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/AttySvcs/AttyReg/forms.asp. If you need to register for biennia before 2001/2003, contact the Office of Attorney Services for the appropriate forms.
Complete the Application for Reinstatement.
Return the certificate(s) of registration, reinstatement fee, all applicable registration fees, and Application for Reinstatement to the following address. Be sure to keep a copy for your records. Incomplete applications will be returned to you unprocessed.

The Supreme Court of Ohio
Office of Attorney Services
65 South Front Street, 5th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215

While you are under an attorney registration summary suspension, you may access the Supreme Court’s online attorney services portal, but you will not be permitted to register online through the portal.

If you have any questions or need assistance completing the reinstatement process, contact the Office of Attorney Services at 614.387.9320 or by e-mail at attyreg@sc.ohio.gov.

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