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.

May 4
Cincinnati Bar Association, Relator v. David Franklin Robertson Jr., Respondent

Case No. 2014-068
Respondent’s address: 11137 Main St., Cincinnati
Respondent’s counsel: Jonathan Coughlan; Columbus
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center, 65 S. Front St., Room 281, Columbus

May 5-8 (Week Five)
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. Angela Rochelle Stokes, Respondent

Case No. 2013-057
Respondent’s address: 38 Oakshore Drive, Bratenahl
Respondent’s counsel: Larry Zukerman, Paul Daiker, and Scott Lear; Cleveland
Hearing Time/Location: 9:30 a.m. on May 5, the hearing panel chair will establish the start times for May 6-8; Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 1375 East Ninth St., Second Floor, Cleveland

May 27-29 (Week Six)
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. Angela Rochelle Stokes, Respondent

Hearing Time/Location: 9:30 a.m. on May 27, the hearing panel chair will establish the start times for May 28-29; Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Second Floor

May 14
Mahoning County Bar Association, Relator v. Dennis Armand DiMartino, Respondent

Case No. 2014-080
Respondent’s address: 839 Southwestern Run, Suite 1, Youngstown
Respondent’s counsel: None
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Medina County Common Pleas Court, 93 Public Square Courthouse, Second Floor, Medina

May 26
Reinstatement of Michael McCord, Petitioner; Disciplinary Counsel, Relator

Case No. 2003-073
Petitioner’s address: 811 Strawberry Hill Road W., Columbus
Petitioner’s counsel: Gary Leppla; Dayton
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, North Hearing Room 106

May 28
Disciplinary Counsel, Relator v. N. Shannon Bartels, Respondent

Case No. 2014-097
Respondent’s address: 212 N. Elizabeth St., First Floor, Lima
Respondent’s counsel: Charles Kettlewell; Columbus
Hearing Time/Location: 10 a.m.; Moyer Judicial Center, West Hearing Room 104