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James Thomas Dixon

James Thomas Dixon

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Contracts & Agreements, Construction & Development, Litigation

About Me

My practice is primarily devoted to litigation in the areas of construction, product liability, and real estate.  Typically, I will assist contractors in resolving their disputes, and avoiding them by having the right documents in place and responding appropriately as issues arise on projects. I also help companies that manufacture construction-related products.  For individuals, I can help resolve disputes with contractors or that involve the sale of property.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Construction & Development: 25%
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 25%
  4. Real Estate: 25%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Brouse McDowell, Lpa

600 Superior Ave. East
Suite 1600
Cleveland, OH, 44114




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Ohio Super Lawyer 2014Super Lawyers Magazine2014
Ohio Super Lawyer 2013Super Lawyers Magazine2013
Ohio Super Lawyers 2012Super Lawyers Magazine2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBrouse McDowell, Lpa2014 - Present
PartnerFrantz Ward LLP2009 - 2014
AssociateFrantz Ward LLP2003 - 2008
AssociateRankin, Sproat, Mires, Reynolds & Beatty2002 - 2003
AssociateStein, Smith, Rudser & Cohen1997 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction IndustryMember2007 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
EFB Construction, Inc. v. Hannum Crossing Dev. Co., Ltd.Reversed and remanded

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Publication NameTitleDate
Builders Exchange MagazineTackling Gas and Oil Projects in Ohio2012
Builders Exchange MagazineLien Law Traps: What You Should Know2010
Builders Exchange MagazineFamily Feud: Updated AIA Contract Documents and ConsensusDocs Battle for Market Share2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve Un SOLN/AJ.D.1997
Denison UniversityEnglish LiteratureB.A.1991

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Construction Lien LawPublic Project Liens2012
Construction Lien Law in OhioPublic Project Liens2011