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About Me

Arthur is the Managing Member of Elk & Elk in Cleveland, Ohio. As an Ohio personal injury lawyer and medical malpractice lawyer, he has represented medical malpractice and wrongful death victims for almost five decades. Art, just two years out of law school, was elected Ashland Ohio's County Prosecuting Attorney for two successive four-year terms. After having been the youngest prosecuting attorney in the state of Ohio, Art chose to leave the public sector and enter the private practice of law. Art has found great satisfaction in providing injury victims with quality legal services in all major areas of injury law.

When Art is not representing the rights of injury victims, he spends time with his wife and four children.



Languages Spoken: French, English

Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 20%
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  3. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  5. Car Accidents: 20%



Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Arthur. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Matthew Jonathan Carty

    Mr. Elk has set himself and his firm apart by ensuring that injury victims are given the best representation and best resources available to fight for their right to a fair recovery. I endorse this lawyer's work.


    Matthew Carty Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Elk & Elk - Cleveland

6105 Parkland Blvd
Mayfield Hts, OH, 44124

Elk & Elk - Columbus

250 E. Broad Street
10th Floor
Columbus, OH, 43215

Elk & Elk - Cincinnati

22 West 9th Street
Cincinnati, OH, 45202



NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015
FLMember in Good Standing197309/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top 10 Members in LawWho's Who2009
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2008
MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberElk & Elk Co., Ltd.1985 - Present
County ProsecutorAshland County Prosecutor's Office1977 - 1984
Assistant County Prosecutor's OfficeAshland County Prosecutor1974 - 1976
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ohio Association for JusticeMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Crime Victim Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Cleveland Academy of Trial AttorneysMemberN/A
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Incorrectly holding a patient to carbon dioxide instead of oxygen$3.5 Million
Botched sinus surgery results in cognitive delays and chronic headaches$1.8 Million
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Case Western Reserve UniversityBusiness AdministrationBachelors1970
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Mass Torts Made PerfectMotorcycle Accidents2009