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Joseph Gerard Paulozzi

Joseph Gerard Paulozzi

Practice areas:

Personal Injury

About Me

Attorney Joseph Paulozzi has been practicing injury law for over 20 years. The primary focus of his practice is personal injury, automobile accidents, nursing home neglect and dog bite litigation, as well as general injury law.  He is admitted to practice in all courts in the state of Ohio as well as Federal District Court.


Mr. Paulozzi grew up in a large family on the west side of Cleveland and graduated from St. Ignatius High School. Joe earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from John Carroll University, and received his Master’s degree from the Levin College of Urban Affairs at CSU. Attorney Paulozzi graduated from the College of Law at Cleveland-Marshall with distinction with numerous awards and accolades.


Joe lives in Richfield, Ohio and has two children, Jack and Ava.


Languages Spoken: English, Russian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    23 years, 10 thousand cases



Contingent (33%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Terri Anne Lastovka

    Joe is a well respected personal injury lawyer and his firm is known to take good care of their clients.


    Terri Lastovka Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Todd McKenna
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Paulozzi Co. LPA

600 East Granger Road
Second Floor
Cleveland, OH, 44131

Joseph Paulozzi, Esq.

300 Courtyard Square
80 South Summit Street
Akron, OH, 44308

Joseph Paulozzi, Esq.

21380 Lorain Road
Suite 201
Fairview Park, OH, 44126





Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
10 Best Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys2014
MemberMensa High I.Q. Society2010
MemberLitigation Counsel of America2009
Excellence in Social ResponsibilityLaw Society2002
Spangenburg Trial AwardCleveland Marshall1992
Top AdvocateCleveland Marshall1991

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalPaulozzi Co. LPA2015 - Present
PartnerPolito Paulozzi Rodstrom & Burke LLP2005 - 2015
Senior PartnerPaulozzi, Glaze & Rodstrom, LLP1994 - 2005
AttorneyMilano Attorneys at Law1992 - 1994
Law ClerkFederal Judge Joseph Bartunek1990 - 1992


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Cleveland Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2007
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1994 - 1998
Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni AssociationMember1993 - Present
Cuyahoga County Bar Young LawyersChairman1993 - 1994

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Horvath v. Riolo et alsettled for policy limits (two policies)

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Publication NameTitleDate
Cleveland Bar JournalPersonal Injury subrogation issues2009
The GavelCivil Discovery in Personal Injury2002
Cleveland Bar AssociationPersonal Injury Medical Lien Protection1996
The GavelCivil Discovery Ideosyncracies in Ohio1992


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Cleveland State UniversityPublic AdministrationMA - Masters1989
John Carroll UniversitySociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Personal Injury LitigationAuto Accidents - Documenting Distracted Driver Claims2008
Lawyers in MENSACareer Opportunities2005
Medical Liens in Injury LitigationPersonal Injury Subrogation2001
Defense Bar Evidentiary IssuesRecovered Memory Admissibility1998
Legal DevelopmentsRelevance and Admissability of "found memories"1994