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Failure to Pay $3 Nets Attorney Additional Discipline

Feb. 22, 2019, 6:46 PM

An Ohio attorney who failed to pay $3.37 in court costs related to earlier discipline can’t practice law until a court reinstates him, the Ohio Supreme Court said Feb. 21.

The state high court gave Sam Thomas III a stayed one-year suspension in an August 2018 proceeding for a late filing and other missteps in a foreclosure case. It taxed the costs of the Board of Professional Conduct of the Supreme Court to Thomas.

But he didn’t pay the board’s costs and didn’t respond to an order to explain himself, the supreme court said here.

The court revoked the stay ...