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Ohio Student Practice Rule

Submitted by Kay Hill on Thu, 09-19-2013
Long Title
Supreme Court Rules for the Government of the Bar of Ohio Rule II
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Name of entity
Ohio Supreme Court
Type of entity
Entity Contact
United States
Jurisdiction within country
Who is subject to this regulation?
(A) A legal intern, who has completed two years of law school, may represent either of the following:
(1) Any person who qualifies for legal services at a law school clinic, legal aid bureau, public defender's office, or other legal services organization that provides legal assistance primarily to financially needy individuals, provided the person obtaining legal assistance from the legal intern consents in writing to the legal intern's representation;
(2) The state of Ohio or any municipal corporation, with the consent of the official charged with the responsibility of handling or prosecuting the matters or cases that are referred to the legal intern.
(B) Any entity supervising a legal intern pursuant to Section 5(A) must provide professional liability insurance coverage for the legal intern.
(C) A legal intern may provide representation in civil and administrative actions, misdemeanor and felony cases, or juvenile matters, including those juvenile matters involving an alleged offense that would be a felony if committed by an adult.
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Teaching Methods
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