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Friday, April 14, 2006

4/14/2006 - Supreme Court of Ohio Case Announcements

DISCIPLINARY CASES

2005-2442. In re Resignation of Doan.
On affidavit of resignation from the practice of law of Burgess
Leon Doan, Attorney Registration No. 0004889, and on report
filed under seal by Disciplinary Counsel.
Resignation accepted with disciplinary action pending.

MISCELLANEOUS ORDERS

2005-1930. Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Bailey.
This cause is pending before the court on the report of the
Board on the Unauthorized Practice of Law. On March 14, 2006,
the board filed a notice of clarification of hearing record. On
March 20, 2006, respondent filed objections to
the notice. Upon consideration thereof,
IT IS ORDERED by this court that the objections are denied.

2005-1930. Cincinnati Bar Assn. v. Bailey.
This cause is pending before the court on the report of the
Board on the Unauthorized Practice of Law. On February 8, 2006,
respondent filed a motion for Supreme Court of Ohio to take judicial
notice. Upon consideration thereof,
IT IS ORDERED by this court that the motion is denied.



In re Report of the Commission
on Continuing Legal Education
Joseph James Velisek
(0018557),
Respondent.
CLE-2005-18557
ENTRY
This matter originated in this court on the filing of a report by the
Commission on Continuing Legal Education (the "commission")
pursuant to Gov.Bar R. X(6)(A)(1)(b) and (A)(2)(d). The commission
recommended the imposition of sanctions against certain attorneys
and judges, including the abovenamed respondent, for failure to
comply with the applicable continuing legal education provisions of
Gov.Bar R. X and Gov.Jud.R. IV, for the 2003-2004 reporting period.
On December 13, 2005, pursuant to Gov.Bar R. X(6)(B)(1), this court
issued to the respondent an order to show cause why the recommended
sanction should not be adopted by the court and an order so entered
against the respondent. It has now come to the court's attention that
the respondent is deceased.
Upon consideration thereof,
It is ordered by the court that the recommendation of a sanction
against the above-named respondent, and the related matter now
pending before the court, are hereby dismissed.

In re Report of the Commission :
on Continuing Legal Education. :
:
Eric Lance Overstreet : E N T R Y
(#0055722), :
Respondent. : CLE-05-55722
This cause originated under the enforcement proceedings of
Gov.Bar R. X, Attorney Continuing Legal Education. Respondent
has filed a reply to answers to objections filed by the Commission
on Continuing Legal Education on March 13, 2006. Whereas there
are no provisions under Gov.Bar R. X(6) for the filing of a reply,
IT IS ORDERED by the court, sua sponte, that the reply is stricken.


In re Report of the Commission
on Continuing Legal Education
George M. Newsham
(0069294),
Respondent.
CLE-2005-69294
ENTRY
This matter originated in this court on the filing of a report by the
Commission on Continuing Legal Education (the "commission")
pursuant to Gov.Bar R. X(6)(A)(1)(b) and (A)(2)(d). The commission
recommended the imposition of sanctions against certain attorneys
and judges, including the abovenamed respondent, for failure to
comply with the applicable continuing legal education provisions of
Gov.Bar R. X and Gov.Jud.R. IV, for the 2003-2004 reporting period.
On December 13, 2005, pursuant to Gov.Bar R. X(6)(B)(1), this court
issued to the respondent an order to show cause why the recommended
sanction should not be adopted by the court and an order so entered
against the respondent. It has now come to the court's attention that
the respondent is deceased.
Upon consideration thereof,
It is ordered by the court that the recommendation of a sanction
against the above-named respondent, and the related matter now
pending before the court, are hereby dismissed.

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