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July 30, 2010
Disciplinary Case Schedule for August

The following schedule of cases is set for hearings by the Supreme Court’s Board of Commissioners on Grievances & Discipline in August.  All hearings take place before a three-judge 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.  Interested persons should contact the board’s office at 614.387.9370 for more information about a case and to confirm that the hearing will be held as scheduled. 

Members of the media seeking more information about a particular case may review the public file at the board’s office on the fifth floor of the Ohio Judicial Center, 65 S. Front St., Columbus, OH 43215-3431.

Aug. 3
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. Rebecca E. Bobb, Respondent

Case No. 09-100
Respondent’s address:  5996 Upper Twin Road, S. Salem
Hearing Time/Location:  10 a.m.; Ohio Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

Aug. 9
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. Joseph G. Stafford, Respondent (Day 6)

Case No. 09-028
Respondent’s address:  2015 Ontario St., Cleveland
Hearing Time/Location:  10 a.m.; Ohio Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

Aug. 9
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. Rebecca S. Blair, Respondent

Case No. 10-013
Respondent’s address:  1220 W. Sixth St., Suite 502, Cleveland
Hearing Time/Location:  10 a.m.; Ninth District Court of Appeals, 161 S. High St., Fifth Floor, Akron

Aug. 10-11
Toledo Bar Association, Relator v. David R. Pheils, Jr., Respondent

Case No. 10-019
Respondent’s address:  134 W. South Boundary, Suite G, Perrysburg
Hearing Time/Location:  9 a.m.; Wood County Court of Common Pleas, One Courthouse Square, Third Floor, Courtroom 1, Bowling Green

Aug. 12
Akron Bar Association, Relator v. Larry D. Shenise, Respondent

Case No. 09-077
Respondent’s address:  P.O. Box 471, Tallmadge
Hearing Times/Locations:  10 a.m.; Ohio Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

Aug. 16
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. William J. Detweiler, Respondent

Case No. 10-014
Respondent’s address:  One Cascade Plaza, 15th Floor, Akron
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Ohio Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

Aug. 19-20
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. Robert A. Ferreri, Respondent

Case No. 09-011
Respondent’s address:  10833 Fence Row Drive, Suite 200, Strongsville
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Ohio Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

Aug. 23
Medina County Bar Association, Relator v. Michael T. Butts, Respondent

Case No. 09-095
Respondent’s address:  326 N. Court St., Medina
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Assoc., 1301 E. Ninth St., Second Floor, Cleveland

Aug. 25
Cincinnati Bar Association, Relator v. Robert N. Trainor, Respondent

Case No. 10-023
Respondent’s address:  618 Washington St., Covington, KY
Hearing Time/Location: 9 a.m.; Cincinnati Bar Association, 225 E. Sixth St., Second Floor, Cincinnati

Aug. 30
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. Joseph H. Smith, Respondent

Case No. 10-029
Respondent’s address:  3378 Nagel Road, Avon
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Ohio Judicial Center, West Hearing Room 104

Aug. 30-31
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. Nicholas M. Gallo, Respondent

Case No. 09-087
Respondent’s address:  1633 Pleasantdale Road, Apt. 10, Cleveland
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Ohio Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

Contact: Jon Marshall at 614.387.9370 or Chris Davey at 614.387.9250.