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Thomas Durbin Robenalt

Thomas Durbin Robenalt

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice

About Me

I have been practicing law for more than 23 years, and from day one, my focus has been to become the best trial lawyer I could be in order to give my clients the best opportunity for success.  I started as a staff attorney in State Court and moved on to become an associate at a well-established insurance defense firm that had 80 lawyers.


In 1997, I decided to take a position where I could help people who had been injured and/or whose lives had been destroyed by the negligence of others.  For nearly 18 years, this has been my focus – helping people in need.
 Experience supports my belief that to effectively fight an insurance company and/or big corporation, you need a lawyer who won't back down, is aggressive, and will take your case to trial. Most importantly, you need a lawyer whose sole mission is to provide you with a one-to-one relationship in order to focus on your individual circumstances


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Personal Injury: 34%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 33%
  3. Birth Injury: 33%



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Kenneth James Knabe

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Kenneth Knabe Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Allen Christopher Tittle

    I endorse this lawyer. Tom tirelessly fights against corporations and insurance companies to ensure the injured receive justice.


    Allen Tittle Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

The Robenalt Law Firm, Inc.

19702 Center Ridge Rd.
Rocky River, OH, 44116



FLMember in Good Standing199208/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Nominated - Medical MalpracticeSuper Lawyers2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderThe Robenalt Law Firm, Inc.2014 - Present
PartnerMellino Robenalt LLC2011 - 2014
PartnerNovak, Robenalt & Pavlik, LLP1997 - 2012
AssociateGallagher Sharp1993 - 1997


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Legal Aid SocietyDevelopment Committee Member2010 - Present
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationEthics Committee Member1999 - Present
Cleveland Academy of Trial AttorneysN/A1999 - Present
Ohio Association for JusticeN/A1997 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Curtis v. Beselerconfidential settlement

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio Northern UniversityJDLaw1991
Miami University of OhioPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Ohio State Bar AssociationEvidence2004
Ohio State Bar AssociationTrial Tactics2002