Board of Commissioners on Grievances & Discipline Schedule of Cases

The following schedule of cases is set for hearings by the Supreme Court's Board of Commissioners on Grievances & Discipline. 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.

July 15 & 16
Cincinnati Bar Association, Relator v.
Robert H. Hoskins, Respondent
Case No. 2014-014
Respondent’s address: 1040 Richwood Avenue, Cincinnati
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 9 a.m.; Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, 65 South Front Street, North Hearing Room 106, Columbus

July 18
Lake County Bar Association, Relator v.
David H. Davies, Respondent
Case No. 2013-005
Respondent’s address: P.O. Box 1264, Willoughby
Respondent’s counsel: William Mann and Richard Cline; Powell
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

July 21
Cincinnati Bar Association, Relator v.
Stephen J. Ball, Respondent
Case No. 2014-001
Respondent’s address: 11123 Montgomery Road, Suite 201, Cincinnati
Respondent’s counsel: George Jonson and Brian Spires; Cincinnati
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

July 24
Columbus Bar Association, Relator v.
Gloria L. Smith, Respondent
Case No. 2013-061
Respondent’s address: 415 East Broad Street, Suite 112, Columbus
Respondent’s counsel: Mark Chuparkoff, Dublin; Christopher Junga, Columbus
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

July 25
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Thomas J. Simon, Respondent
Case No. 2014-013
Respondent’s address: P.O. Box 3048, Ashtabula
Respondent’s counsel: Richard Alkire and Dean Nieding; Independence
Hearing Time/Location: 9:30 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

July 31 & August 1
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Jason R. Phillabaum, Respondent
Case No. 2014-021
Respondent’s address: 810 Sycamore Street, Fifth Floor, Cincinnati
Respondent’s counsel: George Jonson and Lisa Zaring; Cincinnati
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, West Hearing Room 104