Auditor Lopez appointed
Lucas County Auditor Anita Lopez has been appointed to the Commission on Dispute Resolution, which was recently created by the Supreme Court of Ohio.
Appointed by the Chief Justice and Justices of the Court, the 21 members of the new commission are nominated by various judicial, legal, and Ohio government-related associations and organizations. Lopez was named based on a recommendation made by the County Auditor’s Association of Ohio.
The commission is tasked to advise the Supreme Court and its staff on the promotion of statewide rules and uniform standards concerning the use of dispute resolution in Ohio courts; the development and delivery of dispute resolution education and professional development activities for judge, magistrates, court personnel, attorneys, and court-affiliated dispute resolution professionals; the development and delivery of dispute resolution services for disputes arising among state, county, and local public officials throughout Ohio, and other issues regarding the development and delivery of dispute resolution programs and services.