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Thursday, March 8, 2012

2010-2138.  Spencer v. Freight Handlers, Inc., Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-880.
Miami App. No. 09-CA-44, 2010-Ohio-5288. Judgment of the court of appeals affirmed.
O’Connor, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, Lanzinger, Cupp,  and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
O’Donnell, J., dissents.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-880.pdf
Summary: Court Holds Failure to Name, Serve BWC Administrator in Workers' Compensation Appeal Is Not 'Jurisdictional' Error

2011-0340.  Dayton Bar Assn. v. Parisi, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-879.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 09-064. Georgianna I. Parisi of Dayton, Attorney Registration No. 0022538, is suspended from the practice of law in Ohio for six-months, all stayed.
Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Cupp, J., concurs in part and dissents in part and would require respondent to submit to the monitoring of her practice by an attorney designated by relator during the entire term of the stayed six-month suspension.
O’Connor, C.J., dissents and would accept the relator’s recommended sanction of an indefinite suspension.
Lanzinger, J., dissents and would impose a one-year suspension with six months stayed.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-879.pdf

2011-0408.  Disciplinary Counsel v. Stafford, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-909.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 09-028. Joseph G. Stafford, Attorney Registration No. 0023863, is suspended for 12 months.
O’Connor, C.J., and Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O’Donnell, Lanzinger, Cupp, and McGee Brown, JJ., concur.
Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2012/2012-Ohio-909.pdf
Summary: Cleveland Attorney Suspended

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