A commission staff member may be assigned to initiate contact with the complainant and respondent, and conduct a fact-finding conference between the complainant and respondent or their representatives to examine the factual basis behind the charge.
Any party who participates in a fact-finding conference may be accompanied by legal counsel, whose role shall be limited to advising his/her client, unless agreed to by all parties present, including the commission staff member conducting the conference.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/12/2013 and 10/21/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4112.04
Rule Amplifies: 4112.04, 4112.05
Prior Effective Dates: Eff 11-4-71; 11-15-77; 12-23-79; 7-12-89; 9-1-92 (Emer.); 10-2-92; 10-17-02