18th Annual Professional Responsibility Seminar

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

Kegler Brown's annual seminar on professional responsibility will take place on Friday, October 16, at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square. Join us, starting at 8:30 a.m., for this well-regarded, half-day seminar focused on providing Ohio's lawyers and judges with timely information regarding ethics and professionalism.

A hot breakfast will be served to all attendees.

Leading up to the seminar, visit OhioLegalEthics.com to stay up to date on the latest developments in ethics and professionalism.


2.75 CLE Credit Hours 

Moderator; Geoffrey Stern

8:30 a.m. – Registration + Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – Recent Developments; Geoffrey Stern

9:15 a.m. – Oh *!?#@, I Got a Grievance: Attorney Discipline in Ohio; Jonathan E. Coughlan

Jonathan will examine the Ohio Disciplinary Court process and walk guests through the steps of filing a grievance and what happens when a grievance is filed.

10:15 a.m. – Break

10:30 a.m. – Oh *!?#@, I Have Someone Else’s Privileged Information; Chris Weber

Chris will provide attendees with tips to assist when in receipt of a third person’s privileged information.

11:15 a.m. – Known Unknowns: Advising Clients with Diminished Capacity; Jason Beehler

Inspired by the recently published novel Go Set a Watchman (prequel to Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird), Jason will discuss the ethical rules that apply when advising a client with ailing mental capacity and the ethical implications of engaging in business transactions with clients.

Registration + Fees

Please register by Friday, October 9, by contacting Ashton Lahman, [email protected] or (614) 255-5515. There is a $75 fee to attend this program. We accept cash, checks, and credit cards, except American Express, the day of the seminar. We also accept credit card payments in advance by telephone.


Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
75 E. State Street
Columbus, OH 43215
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Parking is available at the Columbus Commons Underground Garage, located at 191 S. 3rd Street. Directions to parking garage.

Additional parking is available at the Sheraton Hotel, which valets on the corner of State Street.