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.

May 26
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Richard Lake Hiatt, Respondent
Case No. 2014-100
Respondent’s address: 1219 Grace Ave, Apt. 2, Cincinnati
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

May 26
Lorain County Bar Association, Relator v.
Patrick Charles Mackin, Respondent
Case No. 2015-041
Respondent’s address: P.O. Box 77, 33467 Lake Road, Suite 111, Avon Lake
Respondent’s counsel: Thomas Mackin, Perrysburg
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, West Hearing Room 104

June 2
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Marc G. Doumbas, Respondent
Case No. 2014-018
Respondent’s address: 12017 Webster Road, Strongsville
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 1 p.m.; Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, 65 S. Front St., North Hearing Room 106, Columbus

June 7 & 8
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Scott C. Smith, Respondent
Case No. 2011-072
Respondent’s address: 2877 Plymouth Road, Pepper Pike
Respondent’s counsel: Kenneth Donchatz, Columbus and George Jonson, Cincinnati
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, Court of Claims, Courtroom 3A

June 8 & 9
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Robert H. Hoskins, Respondent
Case No. 2015-077
Respondent’s address: 1040 Richwood Ave., Cincinnati
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 9 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

June 10
Akron Bar Association, Relator v.
Holly L. Bednarski, Respondent
Case No. 2014-094
Respondent’s address: 279 21st St. NW, Barberton
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

June 27-30
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Relator v.
Edward J. Heben Jr., Respondent
Case No. 2015-061
Respondent’s address: 3740 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
Respondent’s counsel: Mary Cibella, Cleveland
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

June 30
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Amy M. Moore, Respondent
Case No. 2016-003
Respondent’s address: P.O. Box 2537, Westerville
Respondent’s counsel: Charles Kettlewell, Columbus
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, West Hearing Room 104