Certificates of Good Standing

The Supreme Court Office of Attorney Services issues certificates of good standing for Ohio attorneys. To request a certificate of good standing, please complete and submit a request form (online or by mail).

Requests for a standard certificate of good standing are usually processed within four business days of receipt; a request for a certificate of good standing with disciplinary information may take up to 10 business days to process.  The fee to request a certificate of good standing is below.

Certificate Type Fee
Standard Certificate $10
Certificate with Disciplinary Information $25

Fees to request certificates of good standing are non-refundable. Please review your request carefully prior to submitting.

Requests can be submitted online or by mail.

Request Online
Fee payable by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)

Request by Mail
Fee payable by check or money order payable to the Supreme Court of Ohio

Certificate Types

Good Standing Determinations

The Office of Attorney Services must review several Supreme Court records to determine an attorney's good standing. These records include: attorney registration records, the court's attorney disciplinary and other case records, and the records of the court's CLE enforcement proceedings.

An attorney is considered to be in good standing with the Supreme Court as defined in Gov.Bar R. VI, Sec. 15 when all the following apply:

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have further questions regarding certificates of good standing, please contact the Office of Attorney Services by telephone at 614.387.9320 or by email at GoodStandingRequests@sc.ohio.gov, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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