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Nov. 9, 2009
Supreme Court Adopts Amendments for Out-of-State Attorneys

The Supreme Court of Ohio today announced the adoption of amendments governing out-of-state attorneys who want to appear temporarily in a proceeding in Ohio (pro hac vice). The amendments, which were adopted by a 6-1 vote by the Supreme Court, become effective Jan. 1, 2011.

Amendments to Gov. Bar R. XII of the Rules for the Government of the Bar will:

Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer and Justices Evelyn Lundberg Stratton, Maureen O’Connor, Terrence O’Donnell, Judith Ann Lanzinger and Robert R. Cupp concurred in adopting the amendments. Justice Paul E. Pfeifer dissented.

View the new amendments.

Contact: Chris Davey or Bret Crow at 614.387.9250.