1. No attorney who entered an appearance in any civil or criminal action shall withdraw
the appearance, or have it stricken from the record, except by an entry of the Court.
2. An attorney who appears or enters an appearance for a defendant in a criminal case
shall not be permitted to withdraw except in open court in the presence of the
defendant and upon written entry approved by the Court.
At all times, attorneys shall conduct themselves with dignity and propriety and in
accordance with the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct.
C. COMMUNICATION WITH THE JURY
When permission is granted for the jury to visit a scene, the Bailiff or acting Bailiff shall
point out places or objects agreed to by counsel or ordered by the Court. Neither attorneys
nor any other person shall communicate with the jury.
D. TRIAL COUNSEL
1. If a designated trial attorney has a number of cases assigned for trial in courts of this
state so as to cause undue delay in the disposition of such cases, the Administrative
Judge may require the trial attorney to provide a substitute trial attorney.
2. If the trial attorney fails to provide a substitute trial attorney, the Administrative Judge
shall remove the trial attorney as counsel in the case.
3. If the trial attorney was appointed by the Court, the Court shall appoint a substitute trial
4. All counsel are directed to familiarize themselves with and conform to Sup. R. 41.
E. ADMISSION OF OUT-OF-STATE ATTORNEYS
Pursuant to Gov. Bar R. I, an attorney must be admitted to practice in the State of Ohio in
order to practice in the Court. The assigned Judge may admit out-of-state counsel upon
written motion for admission pro hac vice pursuant to Gov. Bar R. XII. The assigned Judge
may require local counsel.