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2011-1768.  Toledo Bar Assn. v. Woodley, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2458.
On Certified Report by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, No. 11-005.  Robert Alan Woodley, Attorney Registration No. 0021660, is indefinitely suspended from the practice of law in Ohio.
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-2458.pdf

(June 7, 2012) The Supreme Court of Ohio has imposed an indefinite suspension against the law license of Toledo attorney Robert A. Woodley for violations of state attorney discipline rules in his dealings with clients in three different cases.

In a 7-0 per curiam decision announced today, the court adopted findings by the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline that Woodley accepted fee advances from each of the complaining clients but failed to complete the legal work he had agreed to perform; failed to respond to the clients’ inquiries about their cases; and refused to refund their unearned fees.

The court also found that Woodley continued to practice law after his license was suspended in 2009 for failure to complete state attorney registration requirements, and failed to provide information requested by disciplinary authorities during the investigation of his misconduct.

Michael A. Bonfiglio, 419.242.4969, for the Toledo Bar Association.

Robert Woodley, No current contact information available.