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David Villar Patton

David Villar Patton

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About Me

My practice is founded upon three core principles: Integrity, Excellence, and Service to the Client.

I stand ready to assist individuals and businesses with their legal needs. My practice includes litigation, civil and criminal appeals, administrative law, and professional ethics and licensure matters.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Litigation: 100%
    16 years, 50 cases



Hourly ($200/hour)

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Contact Info

P.O. Box 39192
Solon, OH, 44139-0192

David V. Patton, Attorney at Law

P.O. Box 39192
Solon, OH, 44139-0192





Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Donald S. Teller Memorial AwardThe Ohio State University College of Law1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateWomble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC2002 - 2005
Assistant State SolicitorOhio Attorney General's Office; Major Appeals Group2000 - 2001
Assistant Attorney GeneralOhio Attorney General's Office; Health & Human Services Section1999 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Musgrave v. Ohio State Counselor and Social Worker Bd., 1999 WL 1256573 (Ohio Ct. App., Tenth District, December 29, 1999)Affirmed
Hull v. Fallon, 188 F.3d 939 (8th Circuit 1999), cert. denied, 528 U.S. 1035 (2000)Certiorari denied
Boychuk v. Covington, 1:00-cv-01039 (N.D. Ohio 2000)Dismissed

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Publication NameTitleDate
Ohio Administrative Law Handbook And Agency DirectoryThe Adjudication Function (Chapter 4)2012
Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law“Simon Sterne” entry2009
Lawyer To Lawyer: North Carolina Reflections On The Practice Of LawKill All the Lawyers?2004
34 Journal of Health Law 377Legal Considerations of Sleep Deprivation Among Resident Physicians2001
11 University of Florida Journal of Law & Public Policy 131The Queen, the Attorney General, and the Modern Charitable Fiduciary: A Historical Perspective on Charitable Enforcement Reform2000
Law Record [The Ohio State University College of Law Alumni Association magazine]New Attorneys Get First Glimpse of Argument Before the U.S. Supreme Court2000
59 Ohio State Law Journal 1423Achieving Managed Care Accountability By Ending the ERISA Preemption Defense1998


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State UniversityLawJuris Doctor1999

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Legal Aid of North Carolina annual task-force meetingForm and Substance: The Effective Appeal: CLE presentation2004