01/22/2020


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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
01/22/2020 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review.  
01/22/2020 Case Announcements #2  Appeals not accepted for review.  
Disciplinary Counsel v. Amaddio and Wargo (Slip Opinion) 2019-0809Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct—One-year suspension.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-141
Warren Cty. Bar Assn. v. Brenner (Slip Opinion) 2018-0822Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct, including failing to act with reasonable diligence in representing a client and failing to keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter—Conditionally stayed six-month suspension.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-142
In re Application of Ohio Power Co. (Slip Opinion) 2018-1396Public utilities—Electric-security plan—Public Utilities Commission had subject-matter jurisdiction to approve power-purchase-agreement rider—Public Utilities Commission’s approval of smart-city rider upheld because R.C. 4928.143(B)(2)(H) permits an electric-security plan to include certain provisions that might otherwise violate a different statute in R.C. Title 49—Public Utilities Commission’s approval of renewable-generation rider on a placeholder basis upheld because no harm or prejudice to ratepayers has been shown—Order affirmed.KennedySlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-143
01/22/2020 Case Announcements #3  Miscellaneous dismissals—Mediation matters.