Advisory Opinions Status List

Updated 04/18/2013

The following designations are used to mark advisory opinions. Other designations may be used by majority vote of the Board:

Withdrawn

The opinion has been withdrawn by majority vote of the Board.
The opinion no longer represents the advice of the Board.

Modified

The opinion has been modified by majority vote of the Board.
The opinion has been modified by a subsequent opinion.

Not Current

The opinion has been marked not current at the discretion of the Board's attorney staff. The opinion is no longer current in its entirety for what may be a variety of reasons, such as subsequent amendments to rules or statutes or case law development.

CPR Opinion

The opinion provides advice as to the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility, which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, effective Feb. 1, 2007. The opinion provides guidance as to the Board's advice under the superseded rules.

Former CJC Opinion

The opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, effective 3/1/2009. The opinion provides guidance as to the Board's advice under the superseded rules.
Advisory Opinion Status Designation Comments
Op. 86-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Gov. Bar R. V § 42, renumbered as Gov. Bar R. V 11(D), eff. Jul. 1, 1992
Op. 86-002 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997 and to Chapter 102, Ohio Revised Code (See Op. 94-12)
Op. 87-001 Withdrawn by Board on Aug. 11, 2000 due to amended DR 5-103(B), eff. June 14, 1999
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 5-103(B), eff. Jun. 14, 1999
Op. 87-002 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 87-003 Withdrawn by Board on Dec. 5, 1997 due to Op. 89-29
Op. 87-004 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-107, eff. Aug. 1, 1990
Op. 87-006 Withdrawn by Board on Aug. 9, 2002 in Op. 2002-8
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 87-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993, Aug. 16, 1993, Jan. 1 2000; DR 2-103, eff. Jul. 1, 1996, Nov. 1, 1999; DR 2-104, eff. Dec. 1, 1995
Op. 87-008 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 87-009 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 87-013 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 87-014 Withdrawn by Opinion 98-3 on Apr. 3, 1998
Op. 87-022 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Modified by Op. 2005-4 on April 15, 2005
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 87-023 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 87-024 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 87-027 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 87-029 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Modified by Op. 2005-4 on April 15, 2005
Op. 87-030 Withdrawn by board on Aug. 9, 2002 in Op. 2002-8
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 87-032 Withdrawn by board on Dec. 5, 1997 due to O.A.G. Ops. 1907, 1909, 1910, 1965, 1986
Op. 87-034 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-102, eff. Dec. 1, 1995; DR 2-105, eff. Jan. 1, 1993
Op. 87-036 Withdrawn by Op. 98-3 on Apr. 3, 1998
Op. 87-037 Withdrawn by board on Dec. 5, 1997 due to Canon 7 amendments
Op. 87-038 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 87-039 Withdrawn by board on Dec. 5, 1997 due to amended DR 2-105 and Gov. Bar R. XIV
Op. 87-040 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 87-041 Withdrawn by board on Dec. 5, 1997 due to amended Gov. Bar R. X § 3(D)(1)
Op. 87-042 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 87-044 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 87-048 CPR Opinion provides advice nder the Ohi Code of Professional Responsibility, which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. Feb. 1, 2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-102(B), eff. Dec 1, 1995, expressing rule in gender neutral language
Op. 87-049 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 87-050 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 88-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993; See Op. 92-20
Op. 88-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-003 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993, Aug. 16, 1993, Jan. 1, 2000
Op. 88-004 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan 1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993; DR 2-105, eff. Jan. 1, 1993
Op. 88-005 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 88-006 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Current  
Op. 88-007 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997; subsequent amendments to Canon 7
Op. 88-008 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-009 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-103, eff. Jul. 1, 1996
Op. 88-010 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-011 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-012 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-013 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-014 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-015 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-016 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Gov. Bar R. III, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Nov. 1, 1995
Op. 88-017 Withdrawn by Opinion 96-7 on Oct. 11, 1996
Op. 88-018 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-019 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-020 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
    [See O.A.G. Op. 94-079 Nov. 29, 1994]
Op. 88-021 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-022 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993. See Op. 92-20
Op. 88-023 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-024 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments regarding division of fees in DR 2-107, eff. Aug 1, 1990
Op. 88-025 Withdrawn by board on Dec. 5, 1997 due to amended DR 7-107, eff. Jan 1, 1996
Op. 88-026 Withdrawn by board on Dec. 5, 1997 due to amended DR 2-107, eff. Aug. 1, 1990
Op. 88-027 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993; DR 2-103, eff. Jul. 1, 1996
Op. 88-028 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993
Op. 88-029 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993
Op. 88-030 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-031 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-032 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-033 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 88-034 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments, Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 88-035 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Gov. Bar R. VI
Op. 88-036 Withdrawn by board on Dec. 5, 1997 due to amended Canon 4(F), eff. May 1,1997
Op. 89-001 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 89-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-003 Withdrawn by Opinion 99-1 on Feb. 5, 1999
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997 (See amended Canon 4(C)(2) and commentary thereto)
Op. 89-004 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-005 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-006 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993; DR 2-105, eff. Jan. 1, 1993
Op. 89-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-008 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-103, eff. Jul. 1, 1996
Op. 89-009 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-010 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 89-011 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-012 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-013 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-014 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-015 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 89-016 Withdrawn by Opinion 2012-2 on June 8, 2012
  CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-017 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6 of the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997 and to Gov. Bar R. III, Jan. 1, 1993 and Nov. 1, 1995
Op. 89-018 Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Gov.Bar R. V, for inventory of files see Gov. Bar R. V § 8(F), eff. Jul.1, 1992
Op. 89-019 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 89-020 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 89-021 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997 and amendments to Chapter 102, Ohio Revised Code
Op. 89-022 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997 and amendments to Chapter 102, Ohio Revised Code
Op. 89-023 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-024 CPR Opinion

provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007

pursuant to Jan. 24, 2005 order of the Supreme Court of Ohio, DR 2-101(A)(3) is not enforceable

  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug 16, 1993; pursuant to Jan. 24, 2005 order of the Supreme Court of Ohio, DR 2-101(A)(3) is not enforceable
Op. 89-025 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-026 Withdrawn by board on Oct. 10, 1997 due to amended Gov. Bar R. VI § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1991
Op. 89-027 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007

 

Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993; DR 2-102, eff. Dec. 1. 1995
Op. 89-028 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997 and to Chapter 102, Ohio Revised Code (See Op. 94-12)
Op. 89-029 Current  
Op. 89-030 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993
Op. 89-031 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-032 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 89-033 Withdrawn by board on August 9, 2002 in Op. 2002-8
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997 and to Canon 7
Op. 89-034 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 89-035 Withdrawn by Board on April 4, 2013 in Op. 2013-1
  CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Gov. Bar R. III, eff. Jan1, 1993 and Nov. 1, 1995
Op. 89-036 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 89-037 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 90-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 90-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan.1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993; DR 2-103, eff. Jul. 1, 1996
Op. 90-003 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 90-004 Withdrawn by board on Oct. 10, 1997 due to U.S. v. Ritchie, 15 F.3d 592 (6th Cir. 1994)
Op. 90-005 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 90-005 Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 90-006 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current Subsequent rule amendements, Gov. Bar R. V. (G)(1), eff. Sep. 1, 1999
Op. 90-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Current [See, Disciplinary Counsel v. Heffernan, 58 Ohio St. 3d 260 (1991); ABA, Formal Op. 93-376]
Op. 90-008 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 90-009 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 90-010 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 90-011 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 90-012 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 90-013 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 1-102(A)(4), eff. Dec. 1, 1995, expressing rule in gender neutral language
Op. 90-014 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 90-015 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 90-016 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 90-017 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 90-018 Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Gov. Bar R. V
Op. 90-019 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 1-103, eff. Sep. 1, 1995 and to Gov. Bar R. V
Op. 90-020 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Modified by Opinion 96-1 on Feb. 2, 1996; by Opinion 2005-3 on Feb. 4, 2005
Op. 90-021 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993, Jan. 1, 2000
Op. 90-022 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug. 16, 1993; DR 2-103, eff. Jul 1, 1996
Op. 90-023 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 90-024 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 91-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Gov. Bar R. VI and X
Op. 91-002 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 91-003 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 91-004 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993, Aug. 16, 1993, Jan. 1, 2000
Op. 91-005 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 91-006 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 91-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-103, eff. Dec. 1, 1995; DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993 and Aug 16, 1993
Op. 91-008 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 91-009 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-107, eff. Aug. 1, 1990; DR 7-107, eff. Jan. 1, 1996
Op. 91-010 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 91-011 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 91-012 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 91-013 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 91-014 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997; See In re Disqualification of Lavrich, 74 Ohio St. 3d 1216 (1990)
Op. 91-015 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent amendment to O. R.C. § 2317.02, eff. Oct. 29, 1996
Op. 91-016 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993
Op. 91-017 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-103, eff. Jul. 1, 1996
Op. 91-018 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Modified by Opinion 96-3 on Apr. 12, 1996
Op. 91-019 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-103, eff. July 1, 1996
Op. 91-020 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 91-021 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 91-022 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 91-023 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op.91-024 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1, 1993, DR 2-102 eff. Dec.1, 1995
Op. 91-025 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 91-026 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. Jan. 1,1993, Aug. 16, 1993, Jan. 1, 2000; DR-2-103, eff. Jul. 1, 1993, Nov. 1, 1999
Op. 91-027 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 91-028 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 91-029 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 92-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-103, eff. July 1, 1996
Op. 92-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101 through DR 2-105
Op. 92-003 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101, eff. January 1, 1993 and August 16, 1993
Op. 92-004 Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Gov. Bar R. V, VI, and X; e.g., effective Jun. 6, 2002, the language “render any legal service for an attorney granted active status” was removed from Gov. Bar R. V §2 and §3
Op. 92-005 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 92-006 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 92-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 92-008 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 92-009 Withdrawn by Board on January 31, 2014 in Op. 2014-1
  Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 92-010 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101 through 2-105
Op. 92-011 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 92-012 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-101 through 2-105
Op. 92-013 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 92-014 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Modified by Op. 2005-2 on Feb. 4, 2005
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1-6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 92-015 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 92-016 Withdrawn by board on Oct. 6, 2006 due to Supreme Court of Ohio suspending operation and enforcement of Canon 7(D)(2), eff. Jan. 28, 2006; Canon 7(C)(1) was superseded by Canon 7(D)(3) eff. Jul. 1, 1995
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 92-017 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-103(A), DR 2-104(A); 2-103(B); expressing the rules in gender neutral language
Op. 92-018 Current  
Op. 92-019 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-103(B) expressing the rule in gender neutral language; DR 2-111 and related amendments setting forth terms and conditions under which a lawyer or law firm may sell or purchase a law practice, eff. Feb. 1, 2003
Op. 92-020 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments, DR 2-101 (H)(1), eff. Jan. 1, 2000
Op. 93-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Gov. Bar R. III, eff. Nov. 1, 1995
Op. 93-002 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 93-003 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 93-004 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 93-005 Withdrawn by board on Oct. 10, 1997 due to amended DR 2-101(B)(2), eff. Aug. 16, 1993
Op. 93-006 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 93-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 93-008 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 93-009 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997 and to Canon 7
Op. 93-010 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 93-011 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 94-001 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 94-001 Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 94-002 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Modified by Op. 2005-4 issued April 15, 2005
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997 and to Compliance Section; to Rules of Superintendence, eff. Jul, 1, 1997
Op. 94-003 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 94-004 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 94-005 Withdrawn by board on Aug. 11, 2000 due to amended DR 5-103(B), eff. Jun. 14, 1999
Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 5-103(B), eff, Jun. 14, 1999
Op. 94-006 CPR Opinion   provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Modified  by Opinion 2003-7 on Dec. 5, 2003
Op. 94-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Gov. Bar R. III, eff. Nov. 1, 1995 and to DR 2-103, eff. Jul. 1, 1996
Op. 94-008 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 5-103(B), eff, Jun. 14, 1999
Op. 94-009 Withdrawn by Op. 95-14 issued on Dec. 1, 1995
Op. 94-010 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 94-011 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 5-103(B), eff. Jun. 14, 1999
Op. 94-012 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 94-013 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 2-104, eff. Dec.1, 1995; DR 2-103, eff. Jul. 1, 1996
Op. 94-014 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 95-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Gov. Bar R. III, eff. Nov. 1, 1995
Op. 95-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 5-103(B), eff, Jun. 14, 1999
Op. 95-003 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 95-004 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 95-005 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 95-006 Withdrawn by board on Oct. 10, 1997 due to amended DR 2-103 and 3-102, eff. Jul. 1, 1996
Op. 95-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 95-008 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 95-009 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 95-010 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 95-011 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 95-012 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 5-103(B), eff. Jun. 14, 1999
Op. 95-013 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 95-014 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
    [withdraws Op. 94-9]
Op. 96-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
    [modifies Op. 90-20]
Op. 96-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 96-003 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
    [modifies Op. 91-18]
Op. 96-004 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 96-005 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canons 1 through 6, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. May 1, 1997
Op. 96-006 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 96-007 Withdrawn by board on Oct. 10, 1997 due to amended Canon 7(C)(8), eff. July 1996
Op. 96-008 Withdrawn by Opinion 2003-8 on Dec. 5, 2003
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Canon 7, Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct
Op. 96-009 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 97-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 97-002 Withdrawn in part by Board on April 4, 2013 in Op. 2013-1
  CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 97-003 Withdrawn by Opinion 2012-1 on June 8, 2012
  CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 97-004 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 97-005 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 97-006 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 97-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 97-008 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 98-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 98-002 Current  
Op. 98-003 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 98-004 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 98-005 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 98-006 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 98-007 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 98-008 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 98-009 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current subsequent rule amendments to DR 5-103(B), eff. Jun. 14, 1999
Op. 98-010 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 98-011 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 98-012 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 99-001 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 99-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 99-003 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 99-004 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 99-005 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 99-006 Withdrawn by board on Oct. 3, 2003 due to Rancman v. Interim Settlement Funding Corp., 99 Ohio St. 3d 121, 2003-2721
Op. 99-007 Withdrawn in part by Board on April 4, 2013 in Op. 2013-1
  CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 99-008 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 99-009 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 00-001 CPR Opinion    provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 00-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 00-003 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 00-004 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 00-005 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 00-006 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
  Not Current pursuant to Jan. 24, 2005 order of the Supreme Court of Ohio, DR 2-101(A)(3) is not enforceable until further order of the court
Op. 01-001 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 01-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 01-003 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 01-004 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 01-005 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 01-006 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 02-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 02-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 02-003 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 02-004 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 02-005 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 02-006 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 02-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 02-008 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 02-009 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 02-010 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 02-011 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 02-012 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 02-013 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 03-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 03-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 03-003 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 03-004 Current
Op. 03-005 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 03-006 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 03-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 03-008 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 03-009 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
    Stayed by Board. See Supreme Court of Ohio press release Dec. 19, 2003.
Op. 04-001 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 04-002 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 04-003 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 04-004 Withdrawn by board on Oct. 6, 2006 due to Supreme Court of Ohio suspending the operation and enforcement of Canon 7(D)(2), eff. Jan. 28, 2006
Op. 04-005 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 04-006 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 04-007 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 04-008 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 04-009 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 04-010 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 04-011 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 04-012 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 04-013 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 2005-1 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 2005-2 Current  
Op. 2005-3 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 2005-4 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 2005-5 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 2005-6 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 2005-7 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 2005-8 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 2005-9 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 2005-10 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 2006-1 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 2006-2 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 2006-3 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 2006-4 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 2006-5 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 2006-6 CPR Opinion provides advice under the Ohio Code of Professional Responsibility which is superseded by the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 2/1/2007
Op. 2006-7 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 2007-1 Current  
Op. 2007-2 Former CJC Opinion provides advice under the former Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct which is superseded by the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, eff. 3/1/2009
Op. 2007-3 Current  
Op. 2007-4 Current  
Op. 2007-5 Current  
Op. 2007-6 Current  
Op. 2007-7 Not Current subsequent rule amendments to Prof. Cond. Rule 1.15(d) and Comment [4] thereto of the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, eff. 1/1/2010.]
Op. 2008-1 Current

note the erratum on page 7, line 5, where Comment [2] to Rule 1.5 should be Comment [2] to Rule 1.0.

Op. 2008-2 Current  
Op. 2008-3 Current  
Op. 2008-4 Current  
Op. 2008-5 Modified by Opinion 2008-6 on Dec. 5, 2008
Op. 2008-6 Current  
Op. 2008-7 Current  
Op. 2009-1 Current  
Op. 2009-2 Current  
Op. 2009-3 Current  
Op. 2009-4 Current Note the erratum on page 3, paragraph 2, where the sentence beginning with “The family mediator assists communication” is stated twice instead of once
Op. 2009-5 Current  
Op. 2009-6 Current Note the erratum on page 8, line 5, where the word county should be country.
Op. 2009-7 Current  
Op. 2009-8 Withdrawn by Board on August 13, 2010 due to amendments to Jud. Cond. Rule 4.2(B) and (C) and Comment [2], eff. August 12, 2010.
Op. 2009-9 Current  
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Op. 2009-11 Current  
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Op. 2013-4 Current  
Op. 2014-1 Current  

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