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About Me

I am a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate (NBTA) who has been litigating personal injury cases for over 23 years. I have extensive trial experience in complex personal injury, premises liability, wrongful death, insurance and medical malpractice cases. I have been lead counsel in over 60 jury trials and have personally handled over 3000 injury claims. I also have extensive appellate experience arguing over 20 appeals in numerous districts throughout the state of Ohio. I was selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer in 2008 and 2009.


Practice Areas


  1. Car Accidents: 60%
    27 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    27 years, 200 cases
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
    27 years, 100 cases
  4. Brain Injury: 10%
    27 years, 100 cases



Contingent (25-40%)

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Contact Info

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm,LLC

1419 West 9th Street.
Second Floor.
Cleveland, OH, 44113



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified Civil Pretrial Practice AdvocateNational Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy2012
Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate(NBTA)National Board of Trial Advocacy2008
Ohio Super Lawyer 2009Law & Politics Magazine2008
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Ohio Super Lawyer 2008Law & Politics Magazine2007
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum1999
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateSeaman Garson LLC.1998 - Present
AssociateAronson Stanley P & Associates1990 - 1997
AssociateTzangas Plakas Mannos & Raies1988 - 1989
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cleveland Academy of Trial LawyersMember1998 - Present
Akron Bar AssociationGrievance Committee Member1992 - 1997
Akron Bar AssociationInvestigative Subcommittee member of Greivance Committee1992 - 1997
Summit County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1990 - 1998
American Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1989 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Ohio Association for JusticeMember1988 - Present
Stark County Academy of Trial LawyersMember1988 - 1990
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Jane Doe v. Property Owner$150,000 Settlement
John Doe, Minor v. Jane Doe , Minor$250,000 Settlement
John Doe v John Doe Corporation$325,000 Settlement
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Publication NameTitleDate
Focus on LawSeniors on Medicaid Fight Back and Sue for Fraud1996
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of AkronLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Ohio UniversityCommunicationBS - Cum Laude1985
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Managing Liens and Subrogation in Auto Accident LitigationInvestigating The Liens2013
The Medicare Super Lien SimplifiedOverview of Liens,Subrogation and Assignments2012
Damages In Personal InjuryQuantifying Damages2011
Anatomy and Physiology for AttorneysShoulder Injuries and Anatomy2010
Trying The Personal Injury CaseTrial Techniques2009
Personal Injury Cases: Calculating and Proving DamagesWorking With Economists and Vocational Experts To Calculate Damages2008