The members of Ohio’s Board of Professional Conduct elected Stark County attorney David L. Dingwell to serve as the Board’s Chair for 2017. Dingwell, a partner of Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd., was elected at the Board’s December 9 meeting.

Dingwell was initially appointed to the Board in 2012. He is currently serving in his second term on the Board. Dingwell also has served as President of the Stark County Bar Association, and prior to his appointment to the Board of Professional Conduct, served as Chair of the Stark County Bar Association’s grievance committee.

The Board of Professional Conduct is a 28-member quasi-judicial body appointed by the Supreme Court of Ohio that consists of 17 lawyers, seven active or retired judges, and four non-lawyers. The Board adjudicates complaints of misconduct involving judges and lawyers, issues ethics advisory opinions, advises judges and lawyers on ethics compliance, and hears cases involving mental illness of judges and lawyers.

Dingwell has been a member of the Tzangas Plakas Mannos law firm since 1992. Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd. has been representing businesses and individuals for over 60 years. Headquartered in Downtown Canton and with offices in Downtown Akron, the firm’s focus is civil litigation, corporate disputes, family matters, personal injuries, and real estate transactions.