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Board of Professional Conduct Files Disciplinary Case Reports and Recommendations

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced the filing of disciplinary case reports with the Ohio Supreme Court. Eight reports recommend discipline for attorneys charged with professional misconduct.

The parties will have an opportunity to file objections to the board’s report and recommendation with the Supreme Court. If objections are filed, the case will be scheduled for oral argument.

Additional information about each case, including the report and recommendation, may be obtained by clicking on the hyperlink for each case. Questions regarding pending cases should be directed to the Office of Public Information at 614.387.9250.

Champaign County

Disciplinary Counsel v. Christopher Ramon Bucio
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-0800
Recommended sanction: Indefinite suspension

Cuyahoga County

Ohio State Bar Association v. Lance Timothy Mason
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-0794
Recommended sanction: Disbarment

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association v. Rosel Charles Hurley III
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-0798
Recommended sanction: Disbarment

Franklin County

Columbus Bar Association v. Eric Lee LaFayette
Supreme Court Case No. 2015-2010
Recommended sanction: Six-month suspension, stayed

Hamilton County

Cincinnati Bar Association v. William Douglass Bell
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-0791
Recommended sanction: Public reprimand

Highland County

Disciplinary Counsel v. Magistrate Cynthia Ann Williams
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-0796
Recommended sanction: Public reprimand

Montgomery County

Dayton Bar Association v. Derrick Anthony Strahorn
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-0799
Recommended sanction: Six-month suspension, stayed

Perry County

Disciplinary Counsel v. Steven Powell Schnittke
Supreme Court Case No. 2016-0861
Recommended sanction: Six-month suspension, stayed