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Nicholas D. Laudato, a lifelong resident of Lake County, joined Wiles and Richards in 2011 after receiving his Juris Doctorate from Ohio Northern University’s Claude W. Pettit College of Law in 2010. After graduating from Gilmour Academy he attended Ohio Northern University graduating in 2007 with a B.A. in History.


While attending law school Mr. Laudato was a member of the Moot Court Trial Team for two years and competed in the National Mock Trial Competition gaining valuable experience in trial techniques and tactics. Mr. Laudato pursued his interests in trial and criminal law as an intern at the Lima Municipal Prosecutor’s Office during law school. He also served as the President of the Public Interest Law Association at Ohio Northern University and in 2010 was awarded the Liberty Bell Award by the Student Bar Association as public recognition for outstanding law community service at the Claude W. Pettit College of Law.


Mr. Laudato has continued his service to the community, acting as an appointed public defender in Painesville and Mentor. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Social Security Disability Benefits, Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury Law, Probate Law and Collections. He is currently a member of the Lake County Bar Association and the Concord-Leroy Area Chamber of Commerce.


Practice Areas


  1. Estate Planning: 25%
    5 years
  2. Probate: 25%
    5 years
  3. Social Security: 20%
    4 years
  4. Car Accidents: 20%
    5 years
  5. DUI & DWI: 10%
    5 years



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Attorney Endorsements

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  • Ian Andrew Weber

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Ian Weber Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gina Marie Bevack

    Nick and I were on opposing sides in a Probate matter and he carried himself with the utmost of professionalism and integrity. He advocated for his client and was fair and reasonable. We were able to reach a mutually beneficial resolution. I highly recommend him.


    Gina Bevack Guardianship Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Wiles & Richards

37265 Euclid Avenue
Willoughby, OH, 44094



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Liberty Bell AwardOhio Northern University - Petit College of Law2010
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyWiles and Richards2011 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lake County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio Northern UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2010