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Mansfield Attorney Suspended

17 Jun , 2020  

By: Court News Ohio

On Tuesday, the Ohio Supreme Court suspended a Mansfield attorney who “actively avoided” paying a settlement to a former client who sued him for legal malpractice.

In a unanimous per curiam opinion, the Supreme Court suspended Byron D. Corley for two years, with 18 months stayed, on the conditions that he pay the nearly $25,000 he owes his former client and not commit any further misconduct.

The Office of Disciplinary Counsel filed a complaint against Corley with the Board of Professional Conduct in 2019, charging him with neglecting a client matter and refusing to pay a judgment that he agreed to begin paying in January 2014. More…

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