disbarment http://wvxu.org en Chesley retires from practice of law in Ohio http://wvxu.org/post/chesley-retires-practice-law-ohio <p>Stanley M. Chesley, the famed class-action lawyer who was disbarred in Kentucky and faced the same fate in Ohio, gave the Ohio Supreme Court notice that he is "permanently retired" from the practice of law.</p><p>The Ohio Supreme Court's Office of Attorney Services told WVXU this morning that Chesley's retirement was effective Thursday.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:53:39 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 11607 at http://wvxu.org Class-action lawyer Chesley disbarred in Kentucky http://wvxu.org/post/class-action-lawyer-chesley-disbarred-kentucky <p>Cincinnati lawyer Stanley Chesley - for decades one of the leading class-action trial lawyers in the country - has been disbarred from practicing law in Kentucky over his actions in a diet drug settlement.</p><p>The Kentucky Supreme Court accepted the recommendation of the Kentucky Bar Association to disbar Chesley from practicing law, but did not order him to pay $7.5 million in restitution, as the association had recommended.</p><p>Because Ohio has a reciprocal agreement with Kentucky, Chesley, who lives in Indian Hill, could lose his license to practice law in Ohio too.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 16:10:56 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 10562 at http://wvxu.org Class-action lawyer Chesley disbarred in Kentucky