Board of Professional Conduct

The following schedule of cases is set for hearings by the Supreme Court's Board of Professional Conduct. All hearings take place before a three-member panel of the board and are open to the public.  The hearings involve an individual attorney or judge who is charged with professional misconduct.

Hearings may be continued for good cause at any time. Contact the board's office at 614.387.9370 to confirm that a hearing will be held as scheduled or the Office of Public Information at 614.387.9250 for more information about a case. Case documents can be obtained via email upon request.

February 26
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Angela Rochelle Stokes, Respondent
Case No. 2013-057
Respondent’s address: 38 Oakshore Drive, Bratenahl
Respondent’s counsel: Larry Zukerman, Paul Daiker, and Scott Lear; Cleveland
Hearing Time/Location: 9 a.m.; Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

February 27
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Angela Rochelle Stokes, Respondent
Case No. 2013-057
Respondent’s address: 38 Oakshore Drive, Bratenahl
Respondent’s counsel: Larry Zukerman, Paul Daiker, and Scott Lear; Cleveland
Hearing Time/Location: Time: TBD; Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

March 4
Columbus Bar Association, Relator v.
Joseph Dues Reed, Respondent
Case No. 2014-050
Respondent’s address: 713 South Front Street, Columbus
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, 65 South Front Street, North Hearing Room 106, Columbus

March 16-18 (Week Two)
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Angela Rochelle Stokes, Respondent
Case No. 2013-057
Respondent’s address: 38 Oakshore Drive, Bratenahl
Respondent’s counsel: Larry Zukerman, Paul Daiker, and Scott Lear; Cleveland
Hearing Time/Location: Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 1375 East Ninth Street, 2nd Floor, Cleveland; contact the Board of Professional Conduct for hearing start time

March 24
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
James William Thomas Jr., Respondent
Case No. 2014-081
Respondent’s address: Pickaway Correctional Institute, P.O. Box 209, Orient
Respondent’s counsel: George Jonson; Cincinnati
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

March 26
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Relator v.
Marvin Hermann Schiff, Respondent
Case No. 2014-070
Respondent’s address: 5910 Landerbrook Drive, Suite 200, Cleveland
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106