120-1-16 Appointed counsel accepting retainers in appointed cases.

Should any applicant first found indigent and thus entitled to the appointment of counsel later become able to obtain sufficient funds to retain private counsel, no public defender attorney or any previously appointed counsel shall accept any money for continued representation of that client on the same assigned case. The attorney shall seek to withdraw from the representation in a manner consistent with the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct.

Replaces: 120-1-16

Effective: 10/09/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/08/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 120.03(B)
Rule Amplifies: 120.03(B) , 120.04(B)(3)
Prior Effective Dates: 9/27/91, 1/1/00