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All membership applications are subject to Board approval. Applicants will be notified within 60 days of submission if the application cannot be processed for any reason. The Operating Articles of the Ohio Association for Justice state:
ARTICLE 3 - MEMBERSHIP
Section 1. Any person who meets the following criteria may be a member of the Association:
A) one who is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio;
B) one who, for the most part, based upon caseload and time, represents:
(1) the plaintiff in civil litigation,
(2) injured workers in the Workers' Compensation system, or
(3) the defendant in criminal litigation
C) one who is committed and devoted to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and for those whose rights are jeopardized;
D) one who pays dues in a timely manner;
E) one who adheres to the objectives of this Association;
F) one whose personal conduct adheres to the ethical rules of our profession and does not impugn the honor or dignity of the profession of law.
G) one who is not primarily engaged in the defense of tort litigation or the defense of workers'-compensation claims; and
H) one who is not a member of a firm primarily engaged in the representation of corporations or insurance companies or in the defense of civil litigation or workers' compensation claims, unless the applicant provides personal recommendations from at least two current Association board members in support of the application.
I) A law student, while enrolled in any accredited law school . However, law student members do not have voting rights for any election of the Association or any of its sections or caucuses, and do not have access to any of the OAJ sponsored listservs.
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