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For the Public

Filing a Grievance

If you feel an attorney or judicial officer has engaged in unethical conduct or someone has engaged in the unauthorized practice of law, Click here to file a grievance.

If you feel an attorney or judicial officer has engaged in unethical conduct or someone has engaged in the unauthorized practice of law, Click here to file a grievance.

Filing a Grievance

If you have questions about filing your grievance, you can see a list of questions here.

Frequently Asked Questions
Abandoned Client Files

The Office of Disciplinary Counsel may obtain the  client files of an attorney who has abandoned his or her practice.  Click here to see if our office is in possession of your attorney’s files.

Bar Associations

Your local bar association offers many resources, which may include fee arbitration, lawyer referral services, and grievance investigations.

To find out more information about how the disciplinary process works, click here.

The Grievance
Process Roadmap

Click here to view recent disciplinary decisions by the Supreme Court of Ohio.

Recent Disciplinary Decisions 

Previous disciplinary history is available on the Attorney Directory page on the website for The Supreme Court of Ohio

A Lawyer or Judicial Officer's Disciplinary History

If you have sustained financial loss resulting from the dishonest conduct of your lawyer, click here to inquire about reimbursement.

Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection

Under the Rules for the Government of the Bar, the Office of Disciplinary Counsel publishes an annual report, which provides an overview of our office and statistical data,

Annual Reports