The Supreme Court of Ohio relies upon numerous bodies to help meet its constitutional and statutory authority to exercise general superintendence over all courts in the state and provide oversight to the practice of law.
Advisory committees are created by the Chief Justice with notice to the Court and operate at the discretion of the Chief Justice. Members of advisory committees are appointed by or with approval of the Chief Justice. they are comprised of judges, attorneys, clerks of court, other court personnel, and private citizens from throughout Ohio.
The members of the advisory committees fulfill specifically designated duties and responsibilities. To help guide the activities of the membership, the Court has also adopted a Code of Ethics for Court Appointees and Guidelines for Travel by Court Appointees.