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Ohio Lawyers Should Neither Propose nor Participate in Accepting Settlement Terms Limiting their Right to Disclose Information Contained in a Court Record

Posted on July 6th, 2018 by James L. McCrystal, Jr.James L. McCrystal, Jr.

Defendants frequently want to keep settlement terms confidential and want lawyers for the plaintiff to refrain from publicizing the case. The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has recently issued Adv. Op. 2018-3, advising in it syllabus, Ohio lawyers may neither propose nor agree to accept a settlement term that prohibits a lawyer’s disclosure of information…

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