Thursday, June 20, 2013

Ohio Trial Practice 2013 Ed. (Baldwin's Ohio Handbook Series)

New features and recent developments in this 2013 edition include:

  • Does the attorney-client relationship end when the client hires a replacement lawyer and a lawyer to pursue a malpractice claim against the allegedly negligent lawyer, even thought the client fails to fire that lawyer? See Ruf v. Belfance, 2013-Ohio-160, 2013 WL 243992, para. 14 (Ohio Ct. App. 9th Dist. Summit County 2013), discussed in Section 1:8
  • Should a defendant be permitted to withdraw his guilty plea after sentencing when the trial court had failed to tell him that he was subject to a mandatory sentence? See State v. Dunham, 2012-Ohio-2957, para. 17, 2012 WL 2479542, (Ohio Ct. App. 5th Dist. Richland County 2012), discussed in Section 4:24
  • Does the attorney-client privilege extend to an attorney's communications with a corporate client's corporate parents or affiliates.? See MA Equip. Leasing I, L.L.C. v. Tilton, 2012-Ohio-4668, N.E. 2d 1072 (Ohio Ct. App. 10th Dist. Franklin County 2012), appeal not allowed, 2013-Ohio-553(Ohio 2013), discussed in Section 19:7

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