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Nathan James Wills

Nathan James Wills

Practice areas:

Litigation, Corporate & Incorporation, Probate, Criminal Defense

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About Me

Nathan is the founder and managing attorney of The Wills Law Firm, and believes that good communication is the foundation of effective representation.  Nathan is a tireless advocate on behalf of individuals and small businesses, and prides himself on using listening and communication skills to develop creative solutions to his clients’ problems.  Nathan has tried cases in state and federal court, and argued before various state courts of appeal. 

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Languages Spoken: French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Litigation: 85%
  2. Criminal Defense: 5%
  3. Probate: 5%
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($125-175/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Thomas Gregory Haren

    I've known Nathan for some time now and I can say, without a doubt, that he is a respected member of the legal community and somebody with an impeccable character. I recommend Nathan highly and would not hesitate to refer friends or family to him.

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    Thomas Haren Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert Benjamin Botnick

    I have had the pleasure of watching Nathan grow from a law student into a litigator over the past 10 years. He is an unwavering advocate for his clients and strives to ensure that their best interests are met every step of the way.

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    Robert Botnick Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Wills Law Firm, LLC

23215 Commerce Park
Suite 201
Cleveland, OH, 44122

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OHActive200404/21/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2011
5th AnniversaryMartindale-Hubbell2011
Bright StarNorthern Ohio Chamber of Commerce2009
Award for Distinguished Legal WritingReminger & Reminger2004
Best Note, 2004Editorial Board, Journal of Law & Health2003
Best Petitioner'sBriefJohn-Marshall School of Law2003

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding MemberThe Wills Law Firm, LLC2009 - Present
Trial LawyerDennis Seaman & Associates Co. L.P.A2005 - 2008
AttorneyJanik & Dorman, LLP2004 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Engage! ClevelandBoard of Directors, Co-Founder2010 - 2011
Ohio Association for JusticeMember2005 - Present
Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of CommerceBoard Member2005 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2004 - Present
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Estate of John Doe vs. ABC Nursing Home Corp.750,000 Settlement
Jane Doe vs. ABC Co.Confidential Settlement
John Doe vs. ABC Hospital190,000 Setlement

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
American Association for Justice (AAJ) New Lawyers Division NewsletterStarting Your Own Lawfirm?2010
Journal of Law & HealthA Tripartite Threat to Medical Records Privacy2003
John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information LawBest Petitioner's Brief2003
DiscourseIndividual Autonomy in Habermasian Discourse Ethics and the Rawlsian Theory of Justice2000

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Denison UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Denison UniversityInternational StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Running an Efficient, Effective Law PracticeStarting Your Own Law Firm?2011
OAJ Annual ConventionProfessionalism: Aspirational Ideals in Your Trial Practice2011
OAJ Annual ConventionProfessionalism: Catch More Flies With Honey2010
Medical Negligence SeminarRequirements for HIPAA Compliance2003