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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

2010-2199.  Disciplinary Counsel v. Johnson, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1284.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 10-081. Frederick Bruce Johnson, Attorney Registration No. 0003093, is suspended from the practice of law in Ohio for two years, with the last 18 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-1284.pdf
Summary: Medina, Marysville Attorneys Suspended

2011-1428.  Medina Cty. Bar Assn. v. Malynn,  Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1293.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 09-012. Steven Reynolds Malynn, Attorney Registration No. 0067339, is suspended from the practice of law in Ohio for two years, with the final six months of the suspension 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-1293.pdf
Summary: Medina, Marysville Attorneys Suspended

2011-1687.  State ex rel. Chatfield v. Flautt, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-1294.
Perry App. No. 11-CA-6, 2011-Ohio-4659.  Judgment affirmed.
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-1294.pdf

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