Board of Professional Conduct

The following schedule of cases is set for hearings by the Supreme Court's Board of Professional Conduct. 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.

April 7-10 (Week Three)
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. Angela Rochelle Stokes, Respondent

Case No. 2013-057
Respondent’s address: 38 Oakshore Dr., Bratenahl
Respondent’s counsel: Larry Zukerman, Paul Daiker, and Scott Lear; Cleveland
Hearing Time/Location: 9 a.m. on April 7, the hearing panel chair will establish the start times for April 8-10; Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, 65 S. Front St., North Hearing Room 106; Columbus

April 13-17 (Week Four)
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. Angela Rochelle Stokes, Respondent

Hearing Time/Location: Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 1375 East Ninth St., 2nd Floor, Cleveland; contact the Board of Professional Conduct for hearing start time

April 13
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. James William Thomas Jr., Respondent

Case No. 2014-081
Respondent’s address: Pickaway Correctional Institute, P.O. Box 209, Orient
Respondent’s counsel: George Jonson; Cincinnati
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, West Hearing Room 104

April 14
Ohio State Bar Association, Relator v. Christopher Stanley Owen, Respondent

Case No. 2014-089
Respondent’s address: 3131 S. Dixie St., Suite 410; Moraine
Respondent’s counsel: Alvin Mathews Jr., Columbus
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

April 29-30 & May 1
Columbus Bar Association, Relator v. Isaac Schulz, Marvin Karp, and Robert Karl, Respondents

Case No. 2014-004
Respondents’ address: Skylight Office Tower, 1660 W. 2nd St., Suite 1100, Cleveland (Schulz and Karp); 65 E. State St., Suite 1100, Columbus (Karl)
Respondents’ counsel: Michael Murman, Cleveland (Schulz and Karp); Jonathan Coughlan, Columbus (Karl)
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106