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 15
Reinstatement of
William Charles Helbley Jr., Petitioner; Mahoning County Bar Association, Relator
Case No. 2012-054
Petitioner’s address: 3480 Olde Winter Trail, Poland
Petitioner’s counsel: James R. Wise, Boardman
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, Justice Center, 1200 Ontario St., Courtroom 21D, Cleveland

August 16
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Thomas Patrick Maney Jr., Respondent
Case No. 2015-074
Respondent’s address: 7100 Huntley Road, Suite 202, Columbus
Respondent’s counsel: William C. Mann, Powell
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, 65 S. Front St., North Hearing Room 106, Columbus

August 26
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Stephanie Gail Gussler, Respondent
Case No. 2015-021
Respondent’s address: 339 E. Maple St., Granville
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

August 29
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Andrew Osyp Martyniuk, Respondent
Case No. 2016-015
Respondent’s address: 1235 Fairview Drive, Kent
Respondent’s counsel: Peter T. Cahoon, Akron
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

August 30
Lorain County Bar Association, Relator v.
Kenneth Allen Nelson II, Respondent
Case No. 2016-010
Respondent’s address: 175 Inwood Blvd., Avon Lake
Respondent’s counsel: Daniel G. Wightman, Avon Lake
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Fifth District Court of Appeals, Citizens Building, 110 Central Plaza, Suite 320, Canton

August 30
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v.
Shawn Andrea Little, Respondent
Case No. 2016-011
Respondent’s address: 118 Graceland Blvd., Columbus
Respondent’s counsel: William C. Mann, Powell
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, Room 281