01/23/2020


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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
Columbus Bar Assn. v. Christensen and Kluesener (Slip Opinion) 2019-0802Attorneys—Misconduct—Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct—Public reprimand (Christensen)—Conditionally stayed one-year suspension (Kluesener).Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-167
Ohio State Bar Assn. v. Watkins Global Network, L.L.C. (Slip Opinion) 2019-0008Unauthorized practice of law—A person may negotiate a debt on behalf of another without practicing law—Whether a person engages in the practice of law while negotiating a debt depends on whether that person’s actions include the rendering of legal services, such as giving legal advice, drafting legal documents, or raising legal defenses—Injunction issued and civil penalty imposed in 1 of 31 alleged instances of misconduct.Stewart, J.Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-169
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