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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

2010-1554.  In re Application of Buckeye Wind, L.L.C., Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-878.
Appeal from the Power Siting Board, No. 08-666-EL-BGN. Order affirmed.
O’Connor, C.J., and Lanzinger and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
O’Donnell, J., concurs in judgment only.
Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, and Cupp, JJ., dissent.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-878.pdf
Summary: Court Upholds Power Siting Board Order Approving Champaign County 'Wind Farm'

2011-1047.  Disciplinary Counsel v. Cowden, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-877.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 10-033.
Gerald Wayne Cowden, Attorney Registration No. 0024360, is suspended from the practice of law in Ohio for one year stayed on condition.  Frank Paul Nagorney, Attorney Registration No.  0010933, is suspended from the practice of law in Ohio for six months stayed on condition.
O’Connor, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-877.pdf

2011-1418.  Columbus Bar Assn. v. King, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-873.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 10-062. Ray Jetmore King of Gahanna, Ohio, Attorney Registration No. 0020733, is hereby suspended from the practice of law in Ohio for two years.
O’Connor, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-873.pdf
Summary: Gahanna Attorney Suspended

2011-1728.  Disciplinary Counsel v. Brickley, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-872.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 10-080.  Barry Frederick Brickley, Attorney Registration No. 0011435, is permanently disbarred from the practice of law in Ohio.
O’Connor, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-872.pdf
Summary: Mansfield Attorney Disbarred

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