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Updated through February 6, 2014

DECEASED ATTORNEY

DEPARTING ATTORNEY
(see also RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS)

DEPOSITIONS

DISBARRED LAWYER - (See SUSPENDED/DISBARRED LAWYER)

DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL - (See CERTIFIED GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE)

DIVISION OF FEES - (See FEES)

DUAL PRACTICE - (See ADVERTISING, Dual practice of law and other profession)

DUTY TO REPORT

Certified Grievance Committee’s duty

Judge’s duty

Lawyer’s duty


DECEASED ATTORNEY

Op. 89-18 files of dead, resigned, suspended, or disbarred attorney

DEPARTING ATTORNEY
(see also FILES, RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS)

Op. 98-5 departing attorney notifying clients of his or her departure from a law firm, identifying his or her new location of practice, and indicating a willingness to provide legal services at the new location; law firm notifying clients of the departure of a lawyer from the law firm and informing the clients of the law firm’s desire to provide continued representation of the client

DEPOSITIONS

Op. 2002-4 paralegal taking deposition; out-of-state attorney taking deposition in Ohio; Ohio attorney taking deposition in state outside of Ohio

DISBARRED LAWYER - (See SUSPENDED/DISBARRED LAWYER)

DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL - (See CERTIFIED GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE)

DIVISION OF FEES - (See FEES)

DUAL PRACTICE - (See ADVERTISING, Dual practice of law and other profession)

DUTY TO REPORT

Certified Grievance Committee’s duty

Op. 86-1 certified grievance committee reporting criminal conduct of lawyer

Op. 90-19 certified grievance committee sharing information with Lawyer Assistance Committee

Judge’s duty

Op. 89-32 judge reporting lawyer misconduct

Op. 2008-7 employment of disqualified (disbarred or resigned with discipline pending) or suspended attorney

Lawyer’s duty

Op. 89-9 municipal court prosecutor reporting that criminal defense lawyer is employed by same firm as county prosecutor

Op. 90-1 lawyer reporting privileged information from client regarding attorney misconduct

Op. 90-4 lawyer reporting cash payments to IRS

Op. 90-7 lawyer reporting client fraud to court

Op. 99-8 criminal defense attorney’s duty to notify court of a clerical error in a defendant’s sentence in a judgment entry drafted by the prosecutor’s office; duty to notify court of a possible misinterpretation of a sentence by the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections

Op. 2005-10 attorney reporting unclaimed funds pursuant to R.C. Chapter 169

Op. 2007-1 lawyer’s duty to report professional misconduct

Op. 2008-7 employment of disqualified (disbarred or resigned with discipline pending) or suspended attorney