Board of Commissioners on Grievances & Discipline Schedule of Cases

The following schedule of cases is set for hearings by the Supreme Court's Board of Commissioners on Grievances & Discipline. All hearings take place before a three-member panel of the board and are open to the public.  The hearings involve an individual attorney or judge who is charged with professional misconduct.

Hearings may be continued for good cause at any time. Contact the board's office at 614.387.9370 to confirm that a hearing will be held as scheduled or the Office of Public Information at 614.387.9250 for more information about a case. Case documents can be obtained via email upon request.

July 31 & August 1
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Jason Richard Phillabaum, Respondent
Case No. 2014-021
Respondent’s address: 801 Sycamore Street, 5th Floor, Cincinnati
Respondent’s counsel: George Jonson and Lisa Zaring
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, 65 South Front Street, West Hearing Room 104, Columbus

August  1
Cincinnati Bar Association, Relator v.
Rodger William Moore, Respondent
Case No. 2013-015
Respondent’s address: P.O. Box 176007, Fort Mitchell, KY
Respondent’s counsel: Alvin Mathews, Jr.; Columbus
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Cincinnati Bar Association, 225 East Sixth Street, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati

August 7
Toledo Bar Association, Relator v.
Robert Paul DeMarco, Respondent
Case No. 2014-009
Respondent’s address: 30505 Bainbridge Road, Suite 225, Solon
Respondent’s counsel: Richard Alkire; Independence
Hearing Time/Location: 9 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

August 20 (Day 2)
Disciplinary, Relator v.
Thomas John Simon, Respondent
Case No. 2014-013
Respondent’s address: P.O. Box 3048, Ashtabula
Respondent’s counsel: Richard Alkire and Dean Nieding; Independence
Hearing Time/Location: 8:30 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

August 26
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Gregory Alan Cohen, Respondent
Case No. 2014-032
Respondent’s address: 114 E. 8th Street, Cincinnati
Respondent’s counsel: Peter Rosenwald; Cincinnati
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106