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About Me


Law School

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1987

  • Established Student Chapter of Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Registered Nurse Graduate

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Akron, 1982

  • Licensed in Ohio, 1982

  • Nurse, University Hospitals of Cleveland

Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College

  • Graduate 2003

  • Faculty member 2010

Faculty Member, Trial Lawyers College

Professional Leadership


  • Member, Executive Committee, Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), 2009-2011

  • Chair and Member, Continuing Education Committee, OAJ, 2009-2010

  • Member, Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys

  • Trustee, Ohio Association for Justice

  • Member, American Association for Justice

  • Member, Ohio Women’s Bar Associations


  • Distinguished Service Award, Ohio Association for Justice, May 12 2011

  • Distinguished Service Award, Ohio Association for Justice, May 13, 2010

  • Distinguished Service Award, Ohio Association for Justice, May 14, 2009


  • “Preparation of Plaintiff’s Expert in a Product Liability Case,” Ohio Academy of Trial Attorneys, Annual Seminar

  • “Political Subdivision Immunity and the Public Duty Rule,” Ohio, Toledo and Cleveland, January 2007

  • “The Focus of the Case: What Do Juries Think?” Ohio Association for Justice, Cleveland, Ohio, September 28, 2007

  • “Evidentiary Issues Under the Tort Act of 2005: Challenging Evidence of Failure to Wear Seat Belt and Challenging the Defense Annuity Expert,” Ohio Association for Justice, Columbus, Ohio, March 14, 2008

  • “Nursing Home Negligence: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” Ohio Association for Justice Annual Seminar, Columbus, Ohio, May 9, 2008

  • “Challenging Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements,” Podcast for Ohio Association for Justice

  • “Fighting Mandatory Arbitration Agreements,” Ohio Association for Justice Nursing Home Seminar, September 18, 2014


  • “Claims Against the State: The Public Duty Rule” – OHIO TRIAL Magazine, Summer-Fall 2006

  • “Winning Challenges for Cause: Hall v. Banc, A New View Towards Conducting Voir Dire” – OHIO TRIAL Magazine, Winter 2008

  • “Winning At Defeating Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements” – Ohio Association for Justice Advisory, October 2014


Practice Areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
    4 years
  2. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 20%
    4 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
    4 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    4 years
  5. Litigation: 10%
    4 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Tom Merriman

    As a former nurse and gifted trial lawyer, Nancy brings an amazing set of skills to any case involving medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, or complex medical issues of any kind. She is also very kind and compassionate with her clients.


    Tom Merriman Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

101 W. Prospect Ave.
1650 Midland Building
Cleveland, OH, 44115



Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding AttorneyNancy C. Iler Law Firm2011 - Present
PartnerIler & Iler Co., LPA2005 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State UniversityN/AlawN/A