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Board of Professional Conduct Files Disciplinary Case Reports, Recommendations

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced it has filed 12 disciplinary case reports with the Ohio Supreme Court of Ohio. The 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. No objections are permitted in a case submitted upon consideration of a consent-to-discipline agreement.

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.

Allen County

Disciplinary Counsel v. Robert Kolter Leonard
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-1086
Recommended sanction: Indefinite suspension

Auglaize County

Disciplinary Counsel v. Quentin Martin Derryberry II
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-1088
Recommended sanction: One-year suspension, six months stayed

Cuyahoga County

Disciplinary Counsel v. Paul Anthony Mancino Jr.
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-1079
Recommended sanction: Public reprimand

Franklin County

Columbus Bar Association v. Kinsely Frampton Nyce
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-1078
Recommended sanction: Permanent disbarment

Hamilton County

Cincinnati Bar Association v. John Patrick Weber
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-1084
Recommended sanction: One-year suspension, six months stayed

Hocking County

Disciplinary Counsel v. Jason Allan Sarver
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-1081
Recommended sanction: Two-year suspension, stayed (consent-to-discipline agreement)

Mahoning County

Mahoning County Bar Association v. Scott Robert Cochran
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-1080
Recommended sanction: One-year suspension, stayed

Mahoning County Bar Association v. Neal Ghaleb Atway
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-1082
Recommended sanction: Two-year suspension

Montgomery County

Disciplinary Counsel v. Andrew Mahlon Engel
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-1087
Recommended sanction: Two-year suspension, 18 months stayed

Summit County

Disciplinary Counsel v. Michael Joseph Goebl
Supreme Court Case No. 2017-1083
Recommended sanction: Six-month suspension, stayed

Trumbull County

Disciplinary Counsel v. Timothy Eric Bellew
Supreme Court Case No. 2016-1082
Recommended sanction: Permanent disbarment


Disciplinary Counsel v. Michelle Lynn DeMasi
Supreme Court Case No. 2016-0994
Recommended sanction: Indefinite suspension