Mineral Ridge, Ohio Business Lawyers
Following graduation from law school, I earned the honor of serving as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Peter C. Economus of the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio. During my time with the court, I analyzed federal civil matters and assisted the judge in drafting memoranda of law, court opinions, and court orders. In 2008, I joined a national shopping center development and management company as in-house counsel. While there, I researched and explained changes in current laws and regulations to department heads and other corporate counsel; as well as advised corporate heads on legal compliance...
Admitted to practice in 1989; Staff attorney for 11th District Court of Appeals, Associate Attorney for three litigation firms from 1992 - 2004, opened my own practice in 2004. Handle a variety of issues in Appellate practice, civil litigation, business disputes, real estate, and actively involved in foreclosure defenses.
Trial lawyer with concentration in complex civil litigation and criminal defense work. Lead trial lawyer in civil jury trials. Trial counsel in civil cases involving complex contract issues, business transactions, personal injury, defamation claims for public servants, and defense of intellectual property and copyright claims. Lead trial lawyer in capital murder cases. Defense lawyer in multiple violent offense cases, white collar crimes, DUI, theft, and drug offenses. Defense trial lawyer in six murder trials to a jury. In addition, lead or co-counsel on six cases with charges of aggravated murder with death penalty specifications. Three of the six capital murder...
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I use two skills many lawyers who practice in the areas of estate planning, small business and probate have lost or do not use: careful listening, and careful, custom document drafting. I listen carefully to what my clients tell me, and i produce work that makes sense and accurately reflects client's intent.