120-1-15 Adequate fee schedule for appointed counsel and public defender salaries.

(A) In establishing a fee schedule to be paid appointed to appointed counsel in indigent cases eligible for reimbursement pursuant to section 120.33 of the Revised Code, the county commissioners and county bar association shall establish a schedule that is comparable to the fees paid to retained counsel in the same type of cases. Changes to a county's fee schedule must be submitted to the Ohio public defender before such changes go into effect.

(B) Salaries paid to public defenders should be equivalent to salaries paid to similar positions within the justice system.

Effective: 12/1/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/22/2015 and 12/01/2020
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: R.C. 120.03(B)
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 120.03 , R.C. 120.33(A)(3)
Prior Effective Dates: 9/27/91, 1/1/00, 10/9/09