Board of Professional Conduct

The following schedule of cases is set for hearings by the Supreme Court's Board of Professional Conduct. All hearings take place before a three-member panel of the board and are open to the public.  The hearings involve an individual attorney or judge who is charged with professional misconduct.

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. Case documents can be obtained via email upon request.

August 5
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Daniel Joseph Guinn, Respondent
Case No. 2015-018
Respondent’s address: 104 S. Broadway St., P.O. Box 804, New Philadelphia
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 9 a.m.; Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, 65 S. Front St., West Hearing Room 104, Columbus

August 10
Cincinnati Bar Association, Relator v.
Christopher David Wiest, Respondent
Case No. 2014-095
Respondent’s address: 25 Town Center Blvd., Suite 104, Crestview Hills, Ky.
Respondent’s counsel: George Jonson and Kimberly Vanover Riley, Cincinnati; Benjamin Dusing, Covington, Ky.
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

August 18
Geauga Bar Association, Relator v.
Daniel Earl Bond, Respondent
Case No. 2015-014
Respondent’s address: 102 Water St., Chardon
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

August 20
Dayton Bar Association, Relator v.
John Joseph Scaccia, Respondent
Case No. 2015-006
Respondent’s address: 1814 E. Third St., Dayton
Respondent’s counsel: David Williamson, Dayton
Hearing Time/Location: 9 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

August 24
Mahoning County Bar Association, Relator v.
Heidi A. Hanni, Respondent
Case No. 2014-086
Respondent’s address: 1714 Boardman-Poland Road, Suite 11, Youngstown
Respondent’s counsel: John Juhasz Jr., Youngstown
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

August 25 & 26
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Roger Stephen Kramer, Respondent
Case No. 2014-104
Respondent’s address: 24049 Laureldale Road, Shaker Heights
Respondent’s counsel: Mary Cibella, Cleveland
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, 1 Lakeside Ave., Courtroom 4A, Cleveland

August 27
Erie-Huron County Bar Association, Relator v.
Charles Ross Smith III, Respondent
Case No. 2015-012
Respondent’s address: 2758 Canterbury Road, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

August 28
Northwest Ohio Bar Association, Relator v.
Kurt William Sahloff, Respondent
Case No. 2015-028
Respondent’s address: 321 E. Main St., P.O. Box 303, Ottawa
Respondent’s counsel: Jonathan Coughlan, Columbus
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

August 31
Reinstatement of
William Scott Medley, Petitioner; Disciplinary Counsel, Relator
Case No. 2010-024
Petitioner’s address: 173 Burkhart Lane, Gallipolis
Petitioner’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106