Ohio Gov. Bar. R. 1

As amended through October 12, 2023
Section 1 - General Requirements

A "Foreign Legal Consultant" is a person who satisfied all of the following criteria:

(A) Has been admitted to the practice of law in a foreign country or political subdivision thereof as an attorney or counselor of law or the equivalent of that country and has been in good standing as an attorney or counselor of law or the equivalent in such foreign country for at least four of the six years immediately preceding the person's application for a Certificate of Registration as described in Section 2 of this rule;
(B) Possesses the character, fitness, and moral qualifications requisite for a member of the Bar of Ohio;
(C) Possesses the requisite documentation evidencing compliance with the immigration laws of the United States;
(D) Intends to practice as a Foreign Legal Consultant in the State of Ohio and to maintain an office in the state for such practice;
(E) Is at least twenty-one years of age;
(F) Obtains a Certificate of Registration as a Foreign Legal Consultant from the Supreme Court pursuant to the requirements set forth in this rule.

Ohio. Gov. Bar. R. 1