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Eleni Andriana Drakatos

Eleni Andriana Drakatos

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

About Me

Eleana joined her spouse and colleague, attorney Dennis Yacobozzi's practice to form Yacobozzi Drakatos, LLC. Their practice focuses in the areas of civil litigation, personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice. 

Eleana was an attorney with the law firm of Colley Shroyer & Abraham in Columbus, Ohio for 10 years. She focused her practice in the areas of medical malpractice, product liability and personal injury. She negotiated hundreds of cases and has tried many cases to verdict. 

She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a double major in Psychology and Neuroscience. Her strong science background helps her in the practice of medical malpractice and personal injury. 

Eleana earned her law degree from Capital University Law School. During law school, she clerked for the firm of Manos, Martin, Pergram & Dietz Co., L.P.A., in Delaware, Ohio. 

Since 2004, she has served on the Boards of the Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), the Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ), and the Women Lawyers of Franklin County (President 2013-14). Eleana is rated “AV” by Martindale Hubble, is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association - Top 40 Under 40 and is listed in SuperLawyers – Rising Stars

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Languages Spoken: Greek

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Wrongful Death: 20%
    11 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    11 years
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 20%
    11 years
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    11 years
  5. Car Accidents: 20%
    11 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Craig Steven Tuttle

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Drakatos is extremely professional, diligent, and passionate about helping her clients.

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    Craig Tuttle Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kristin Jocele Bryant

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Kristin Bryant Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Yacobozzi Drakatos, LLC

1243 South High Street
Columbus, OH, 43206

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 200405/24/2015
OHActive200308/10/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
President's AwardCentral Ohio Association for Justice2015
Ohio Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct FacultyColumbus State Community College2015 - 2015
AttorneyColley Shroyer & Abraham2003 - 2013
Law ClerkManos, Martin, Pergram & Dietz Co., L.P.A.2001 - 2003

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ohio State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors - Trustee at Large2014 - Present
Women Lawyers of Franklin CountyPresident2013 - 2014
Central Ohio Association for JusticeDirector2013 - Present
Ohio Association for JusticeTrustee2012 - Present
Central Ohio Association for JusticeCommittee Chair2011 - 2015
American Association for JusticeMember2004 - 2014
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2014
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Motor Vehicle CollisionVerdict for the Plaintiff: $500,000
Medical MalpracticeVerdict: $500,000

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
OAJ Medical Malpractice SectionWho Cares About The Standard of Care2014
Ohio Trial (Ohio Association for Justice)"The Big Lebowski: What Happens When You Have Sued The Wrong Dude?"2011
Ohio Trial and Verdict ReporterThe Public's Right to Access Discovery Materials: An Overview of Ohio Law Following Lowe"2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolN/AJuris Doctor2003
Ohio Wesleyan UniversityPsychology/NeuroscienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000