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The Justice Center, Old Courthouse, Juvenile Court, and Courthouse Square will be accessible to essential personnel only until Monday, June 8. No public will be admitted to the buildings. All events scheduled are postponed, with the exception of jail arraignments. The Court and Clerk Offices will be available for emergency matters. If you have any questions about what business can be conducted, please contact the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, General Division, at 216-443-8562.



Application to Serve as Assigned Counsel

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I have served as trial counsel in the following cases which were tried to verdict. Include Docket Number, Defendant Name, Highest Charge, Date of Trial, Court or Jury Trial, Judge for each case, Lead or Assistant. Complete for intital application / redesignation or reinstatement, if applicable (Not required for renewal)


I am actively registered and in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court. I carry legal malpractice insurance (attach proof of insurance below). I have obtained the required 12 hours of CLE in criminal practice and procedure in my most current reporting period. I agree to provide services in compliance with the compensation set forth in L.R. 33 and agree to submit a complete payment voucher for services rendered within 30 days of case disposition or termination of representation. I agree to immediately notify the Appointed Counsel Review Board in writing of any change in status.

If you have any questions, please call 216-443-8563.