Summit County Criminal Appointment List Application

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Please complete and submit this form (and supporting materials) no later than Monday, March 20, 2017 in order to be included on the April 1 indigent list.


Summit County Indigent Appointed Counsel List

  • Based on the adopted standards of the Ohio Public Defender Association, I state I am qualified to represent indigents in the following types of cases:
  • Please provide title & dates of seminars, the # of CLE hours, and names of the CLE provider.
  • Please provide supporting case information such as the court, case number, charges, degree, and lead or co-counsel.
  • Name of Attorney I Shadowed With:
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  • Please provide title & dates of seminars, the # of CLE hours, and names of the CLE provider.
  • Please provide supporting case information such as the court, case number, charges, degree, and lead or co-counsel.
  • Name of Attorney I Shadowed With:
  • __________________________________________________________________
  • Please provide title & dates of seminars, the # of CLE hours, and names of the CLE provider.
  • Please provide supporting case information such as the court, case number, charges, degree, and lead or co-counsel.
  • Name of Attorney I Shadowed With:
  • __________________________________________________________________
  • Please provide title & dates of seminars, the # of CLE hours, and names of the CLE provider.
  • Please provide supporting case information such as the court, case number, charges, degree, and lead or co-counsel.
  • Name of Attorney I Shadowed With:
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  • E) SATURDAY APPOINTMENTS
    (Require Monday court appearances)
  • Please include a phone number where you can be reached on Saturdays.
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  • CERTIFICATION
  • I certify that I am a licensed attorney, in good standing with the Supreme Court of Ohio, I am qualified as noted above to handle the representation of indigent defendants and I would like my name to appear on the current Akron Bar Association’s list of counsel for indigents. I acknowledge that I maintain professional liability (malpractice) insurance of at least $100,000 per occurrence and $300,000 in the aggregate. I also acknowledge that by providing false information on this application, I could be subject to permanent removal from the list and/or grievance filings.
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  • LOCAL RULE: CERTIFICATION OF MANDATORY CLE
    I certify that I have completed the following CLE seminar(s) or equivalent seminar(s) as approved by the Appointed Counsel Committee.
  • 2016 Annual J. Dean Carro Recent Developments in Criminal Law
  • Please provide title & dates of seminars, the # of CLE hours, and names of the CLE provider.
  • If in practice less than two years:
  • ABCs of a Jury Trial CLE Seminar
  • Nuts-n-Bolts of Criminal Law Practice CLE Seminar
  • For questions on whether a CLE Seminar is approved for participation on the Indigent List in Summit County, please email indigent@akronbar.org.
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  • Photo & Proof of Insurance
  • Please submit a photograph, a copy of your malpractice insurance declarations page, and a CLE transcript (obtained by the Supreme Court of Ohio).
    Or you can send your photograph & copy of your malpractice insurance declarations page
    By email: indigent@akronbar.org
    By mail: 57 South Broadway St., Akron, OH 44308
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    Accepted file types: pdf, jpg, gif, png, jpeg.
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