Appointed Counsel

Beginning on February 7, 2022, the First District Court of Appeals will appoint appellate counsel from a new appointed counsel list.  All attorneys who wish to be on the Court’s new list, including those who are on the Court’s current appointed counsel list, must complete a new application.

Please note, the Court has also adopted a new local rule for appointed counsel which can be viewed here.

The application is available here.  The application is also available at the Court’s offices, located at the Taft Law Center building, 230 E. Ninth St., 12th Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. 

Attorneys may electronically sign the application or print and sign it before returning it to the Court. Signed applications may be emailed to: Alternatively, attorneys may deliver signed applications in-person or by mail to: First District Court of Appeals, Attn: Jennifer Hammock, 230 E. Ninth St., 12th Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. 

Please return applications by February 4, 2022

For more information, please contact Jennifer Hammock at or 513.946.3500.