Category: Bulletin


Lawyers are Responsible for Ensuring Effective Communication with Clients when Faced with Language or Other Communication Barriers

August 2, 2022 – Regardless of communication barriers that various client circumstances may present, lawyers owe their clients the duties of competent representation and effective communication.[i]  These duties are not diminished even when the client and the lawyer speak different languages, or when the client possesses a hearing, speech, or vision disability.  …

New Attorney Unclaimed Funds Law Takes Effect in Ohio

The objective of The Ethics and Professional Liability Bulletin is to keep legal professionals informed of recent developments and trends in the areas of legal ethics, professionalism, and professional liability.

July 7, 2021 – Effective April 12, 2021, Ohio Revised Code 169.01 created a new category of unclaimed funds called “Attorney Unclaimed …

Ohio Adopts Four-Year Statute of Repose for Legal Malpractice Cases

The objective of The Ethics and Professional Liability Bulletin is to keep legal professionals informed of recent developments and trends in the areas of legal ethics, professionalism, and professional liability.

April 5, 2021 – Ohio Senate Bill Number 13, which is to take effect on June 14, 2021, establishes a …