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January Disciplinary Hearings Announced

The Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Conduct today announced the disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct that are scheduled for January. All hearings take place before a three-member panel of the board and are open to the public.

Hearings may be continued for good cause at any time. Contact the board’s office at 614.387.9370 to confirm that a hearing will be held as scheduled or the Office of Public Information at 614.387.9250 for more information about a case. Upon request, case documents can be obtained via email.

January 12-14
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Aaron James Brockler, Respondent
Case No. 2014-030
Respondent’s address: 1555 Orchard Grove Lane, Lakewood
Respondent’s counsel: George D. Jonson; Cincinnati and Kimberly Vanover Riley; Cleveland
Hearing Time/Location: 9 a.m.; Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, Court of Claims, 65 S. Front St., Courtroom 3A, Columbus

January 20 (Day Two)
Reinstatement of
Percy Squire, Petitioner; Disciplinary Counsel, Relator
Case No. 2009-023
Petitioner’s address: 341 S. Third Street, Suite 10, Columbus
Petitioner’s counsel:  None
Hearing Time/Location: 9 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, West Hearing Room 104

January 23
Mahoning County Bar Association, Relator v.
David John Gerchak, Respondent
Case No. 2014-061
Respondent’s address: P.O. Box 2985, Youngstown
Respondent’s counsel: John B. Juhasz Jr.; Youngstown
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

January 29 & 30
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Relator v. Judge
Katarina Vujic Cook, Respondent
Case No. 2014-029
Respondent’s address: Akron Municipal Court, 217 S. High Street, #915, Akron
Respondent’s counsel:  Alvin Mathews Jr.; Columbus
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, West Hearing Room 104

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