(A) Lead counsel and co-counsel must be appointed from the lists maintained by the Ohio supreme court, pursuant to Rule 20 of the Rules of Superintendence, or counsel must have obtained a waiver of qualification issued by the Rule 20 commission and such waiver must accompany the reimbursement request.
(B) All other provisions of Rule 20 must be followed by the appointing court, board of county commissioners, and attorneys appointed in the case.
(C) If an attorney is initially retained by a defendant and later requests to be appointed by the court, that attorney must be certified pursuant to Rule 20 of the Rules of Superintendence.
(D) If an attorney is providing representation pro bono or pro hac vice and requests an expert at government expense, that attorney or co-counsel must be certified pursuant to Rule 20 of the Rules of Superintendence.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 12/01/2020
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: R.C. 120.03(B)
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 120.03(B), R.C. 120.18(A), R.C. 120.28(A), R.C. 120.33(A), R.C. 120.34, R.C. 120.35, R.C. 2941.51
Prior Effective Dates: 10/6/88, 1/1/00, 10/9/09