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Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Arnold & Clifford LLP, is a Columbus, Ohio, law firm that also serves the Cleveland, Cincinnati and Dayton areas. We handle ethics and professional responsibility cases for individuals and corporate clients, in state and federal courts.

Our ethics lawyers defend other attorneys and corporate clients in professional responsibility cases. Arnold & Clifford LLP, understands the ethical responsibilities of Ohio lawyers and judges and can provide proactive ethics counseling as well as represent lawyers in disciplinary proceedings.

Help Prevent Ethical Breaches With Ethics Counseling

Careful lawyers and firms understand you cannot afford to wait until you are in the midst of an ethical breach to seek the help of ethics counsel. Arnold & Clifford LLP, can help you prevent ethical breaches by providing confidential advisory opinions to your law firm or legal department on:

We Represent Lawyers And Judges In Disciplinary Matters

Not all allegations of professional misconduct can be avoided. Our legal team is uniquely equipped to provide vigorous and experienced representation on your lawyer discipline investigation by Disciplinary Counsel or any bar association grievance committee throughout Ohio. Our statewide experience includes hundreds of lawyer discipline case investigations, nearly 100 lawyer discipline trials, and many oral arguments in the Ohio Supreme Court.

As ethics attorneys, we can investigate complaints, fix issues and help you maintain compliance.

The considerable breadth and depth of our knowledge in the “law of lawyering” enables us to offer a host of additional services, including:

  • Representation of lawyers and law firms in litigation matters
  • Expert witness on attorney’s fees and lawyer conduct questions
  • Character and fitness proceedings involving bar applicants
  • Unauthorized practice of law investigations

Let Our Local Ethics Lawyers Represent You

Our team would be privileged to help your firm or legal department confront your law practice challenges so you can focus on serving your clients. Our attorneys practicing in ethics and professional responsibility include James E. Arnold and Alvin E. Mathews, Jr.

If you have concerns regarding ethics and professional responsibility, contact the attorneys at Arnold & Clifford LLP. Our ethics lawyers represent clients in the state of Ohio including Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Dayton.