On Tuesday, July 17, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio launched an expanded news program – Court News Ohio – that features stories about the Ohio judicial system. This archived page on the Supreme Court’s website only displays news stories that occurred before that date. News stories that occurred on July 17 and thereafter can be found at www.courtnewsohio.gov.

April 30, 2012
May Disciplinary Hearings Announced

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

May 11
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Relator v. Mark R. Pryatel, Respondent

Case No. 11-023
Respondent’s address: 250 E. 264th Street, Euclid
Hearing Time/Location: 9:30 a.m.; Eighth District Court of Appeals, 1 Lakeside Drive, Cleveland

May 14
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. Peter F. Fletcher, Respondent

Case No. 11-071
Respondent's address:  115 West Aurora Road, Northfield
Hearing Time/Location: 11 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, Room 281

May 14
Geauga County Bar Association, Relator v. Kim G. Martorana, Respondent

Case No. 11-056
Respondent's address:  8251 Mayfield Road, Suite 100, Chesterland
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Tenth District Court of Appeals, 373 South High Street, Courtroom 23B, Columbus

May 14
Michael B. Chadsey, Complainant v. Kathryn A. Michael, Respondent (Judicial Campaign Grievance)

Case No. 12-038
Respondent's address:  Akron Municipal Court, 217 South High Street, Akron
Hearing Time/Location: 10:30 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

May 15
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. William J. Detweiler, Respondent

Case No. 11-065
Respondent's address:  1 Cascade Plaza, 22nd Floor, Akron
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, West Hearing Room 104

May 30
Cincinnati Bar Association, Relator v. Geoffrey P. Damon, Respondent

Case No. 11-046
Respondent's address: 119 East Court Street, Suite 402, Cincinnati
Hearing Time/Location: 9 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

Contact: Rick Dove at 614.387.9370 or Chris Davey at 614.387.9250.