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Yousef Mazen Faroniya

Yousef Mazen Faroniya

Practice areas:

General Practice, Business, Criminal Defense

About Me

Yousef M. Faroniya, Attorney at Law, was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Yousef attended Ohio University where he was one of ten Templeton Scholars in his class, graduating on a full scholarship with a bachelor’s degree from the E.W Scripps School of Journalism. After attaining his degree, Yousef attended Capital University Law School where he graduated with a double concentration in Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. While in law school, Yousef was honored for his work in the public sector, receiving Pro Bono Legal Honors.

After law school Yousef practiced criminal defense for the Franklin County Public Defender’s Office, domestic law for the Legal Aid Society of Columbus, and business litigation for a private firm.

Yousef M. Faroniya started YMF Inc. : The Law Office of Yousef M. Faroniya, in order to practice law using a unique cost-effective model, one in which enables the Firm to represent clients with the highest quality legal representation without bankrupting clients.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Criminal Defense: 33%
    5 years
  2. Business: 33%
    5 years
  3. General Practice: 33%
    5 years



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Nathan Major Pieri

    Mr. Faroniya is the epitomy of professionalism. He advocates zealously for his clients and has an unmatched work ethic. It is a privilege to work beside him.


    Nathan Pieri DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James Shields Sweeney

    I strongly recommend Mr. Faroniya as an attorney. Anyone seeking legal representation would be well served having him as their counsel.


    James Sweeney Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

YMF Inc. : The Law Office of Yousef M. Faroniya

84 S. 4th St.
Columbus, OH, 43215




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
10 Best for Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Topp 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Pro Bono HonoreeCapital University Law School2010
Excellence in the Future Award: ArbitrationCALI2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
CEO and Attorney at LawYMF Inc. : The Law Office of Yousef M. Faroniya2012 - Present
AttorneyDuncan Simonette Inc.2011 - 2012
Clerk/AttorneyFranklin County Public Defenders Office2010 - 2011


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Columbus Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Central Ohio Association of Juvenile LawyersMember2013 - Present
Hispanic Chamber of ColumbusMember2012 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
HILLIARD HEIGHTS II CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION -VS- HELEN A MELANCONEntry in favor of Client granting funds in excess of $47,000
DANA KNAPP -VS- JERRY L RISNERJudgment in favor of Client for $16,000
KISIEL, EDWARD Plaintiff Vs WALDEN, JANUARY et alJudgment in favor of client in excess of $11,000

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Ohio UniversityJournalismBS - Bachelor of Science2006