How to file a complaint with the Office of Disciplinary Counsel?

How to file a complaint with the Office of Disciplinary Counsel?

Complaints can be filed by any person, not just a client, in one of two ways: By submitting a completed complaint form to the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.

How does the ODC respond to a complaint?

If the complaint falls within the jurisdiction of the agency, and if no further details are needed from the complaining party at that time, ODC will send a copy of the complaint to the lawyer, who is asked to submit a written response to the complaint.

What happens if you file a complaint about unethical behavior?

They may side with the perpetrator or they may be fearful of retaliation, so filing a complaint does not always guarantee that an objective investigation will occur. That said, some organizations may have means to respond to unethical behavior that protects the confidentiality of the whistleblower.

How does office of Disciplinary Counsel ( ODC ) work?

When the Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) obtains all necessary facts regarding the alleged misconduct, an evaluation is made as to whether there is sufficient evidence to support a finding of a Rule violation.

How to file a complaint with the Office of ethics?

The Office of Ethics and Professional Review (OEPR) will accept complaints via email only and date them upon receipt. Please contact our office at [email protected] You will be sent instruction on how to proceed. All additional steps in the professional review process will be managed per the Procedures manual as linked below.

Complaints can be filed by any person, not just a client, in one of two ways: By submitting a completed complaint form to the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.

If the complaint falls within the jurisdiction of the agency, and if no further details are needed from the complaining party at that time, ODC will send a copy of the complaint to the lawyer, who is asked to submit a written response to the complaint.

When the Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) obtains all necessary facts regarding the alleged misconduct, an evaluation is made as to whether there is sufficient evidence to support a finding of a Rule violation.