Reasonable standards for those attorneys, agents and representatives who
practice before the bureau of workers' compensation and the industrial
commission shall include:
agent or representative shall make himself or
competent to handle such matters by becoming familiar with the
statutes, decisions of the courts, and rules of the bureau and industrial
commission relating to workers' compensation.
(2) Shall make adequate preparation before
filing an application or appearing at a hearing.
Shall not neglect or procrastinate in
regard to any matter in which he or she
represents a party.
the rules of the bureau
the commission in appearing for a party or in
conduct himself or herself
in accordance with the
Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct (effective February 1, 2007; as amended
effective January 1, 2012).
No person who
solicits or who causes claims to be solicited shall be allowed to practice or
represent parties before the industrial commission or the bureau (section
4123.96 of the Revised Code).
No person other than an attorney in good
standing may render advice or services in the preparation or presentation of a
claim for compensation and benefits
the workers' compensation laws of Ohio if a fee for such advice or services is
to be received from or charged against the one having such claim.
Ohio Admin. Code 4121-2-01
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates:
Effective Dates: 1/1/78, 2/1/99
Five Year Review
(FYR) Dates: 11/5/2018 and
Statutory Authority: 4123.06
Amplifies: 4123.06, 4123.96, 4123.88
Prior Effective Dates:
01/01/1978, 02/01/1999, 04/25/2014