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Professionalism Resources

Supreme Court of Ohio Law Library Professionalism Collection

The Commission on Professionalism has collaborated with the Supreme Court of Ohio Law Library to create a collection of professionalism resources that are available according to the library's circulation policy. The professionalism collection includes materials dealing with a variety of professionalism topics, from career development and job satisfaction to law practice management and effective client communication. To view the Professionalism Collection, go to the Supreme Court of Ohio online law library and select "Library Info" then "Professionalism Collection."

Internet Resources

Links to other websites are for informational purposes only and do not imply any endorsement by the Supreme Court of Ohio or the Commission on Professionalism. The Supreme Court of Ohio is not responsible for the content on other websites.

For Lawyers

Ethics rules and precedent in Ohio may differ from other jurisdictions' rules, so any information found in practice management guides from the ABA or other jurisdictions should be supplemented with your own Ohio research.

  • Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program
    Provides confidential help to Ohio lawyers, judges and law students suffering from alcoholism, substance abuse or other addictions, or mental illness.
  • Law Care
    Law Care publications provide helpful information about stress-management, debt-management, wellness plans, and alcohol abuse in the context of the legal profession.
  • Life in the Balance: Achieving Equilibrium in Professional and Personal Life
    A publication of the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association which focuses on maximizing effectiveness both at work and at home and provides strategies for achieving greater balance.

For the Public

Ohio Laws You Can Use
Consumer-oriented articles containing general, nuts and bolts information on a wide variety of topics produced by the Ohio State Bar Association.

Ohio LawFacts
Published by the Ohio State Bar Association, the LawFacts pamphlets provide general information for consumers about the most commonly encountered legal issues.

Attorney-Client Relationship
A section of the Cincinnati Bar Association website which explains to legal consumers what to expect from an attorney and what to do to assist an attorney in resolving the consumer’s legal matter.

Now You're 18
A publication of the Cincinnati Bar Association which outlines for students the rights and responsibilities associated with turning 18.

Divorce Manual: A Client Handbook
Published by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, this handbook provides a thorough explanation of the divorce process.

Citizens Guide
Information about Ohio’s judicial system, including jury service, Ohio courts and legal terminology.

Lawsuits and Lawyers
Articles on which provide general information about lawsuits and lawyers, the court system, representing yourself, small claims court, legal malpractice and other general topics about the legal system.

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