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Eleana represents people that have been injured and families that have lost a loved one due to someone else's fault. Eleana and her law partner, Dennis Yacobozzi, have over 20 years of combined legal experience in the areas of personal injury, medical negligence, product liabilty, and presmises liability. Eleana and Dennis offer aggressive legal representation, while maintaining the personal attention their clients need. 


Eleana graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a double major in Psychology and Neuroscience. Her strong science background helps her in the practice of medical negligence and personal injury. Eleana earned her law degree from Capital University Law School. 

Eleana serves on the Board of Governors for the Ohio State Bar Association (2015-2018). Since 2004, she has served on the Boards of the Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), the Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ), and the Women Lawyers of Franklin County (President 2013-14). Eleana is rated “AV” by Martindale Hubble, is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association - Top 40 Under 40 and is listed in Ohio SuperLawyers

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Languages spoken: Greek

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Wrongful Death: 20%
    12 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    12 years
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 20%
    12 years
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    12 years
  5. Car Accident: 20%
    12 years

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Rachel Anne Sabo

    Eleana is one of the most professional and caring attorneys I know. I would not hesitate to refer my closest friend or family member to Eleana and her firm because I know she will pay attention to the small details of their case and will aggressively fight for them. Her attention to detail is one of her best qualities, along with her calm and matter-of-fact demeanor. She is a fabulous attorney, mentor and friend. You can trust Eleana with your legal matter- there is nobody better.

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    Rachel Sabo Employment and labor Attorney
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  • Peter George Friedmann

    I highly recommend Ms. Drakatos for any personal injury, medical malpractice, or wrongful death matter. Her professionalism and legal knowledge is unmatched.

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    Peter Friedmann Employment and labor Attorney
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Contact info

Yacobozzi Drakatos, LLC

1243 South High Street
Columbus, OH, 43206

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 200407/10/2016
OHActive200305/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
President's AwardCentral Ohio Association for Justice2015
Ohio Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorColumbus State Community College2015 - 2016
AttorneyColley Shroyer & Abraham2003 - 2013
Law ClerkManos, Martin, Pergram & Dietz Co., L.P.A.2001 - 2003
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors - Trustee at Large2014 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Central Ohio Association for JusticeTreasurer2016 - 2017
Ohio State Bar FoundationFellow2016 - 2017
Central Ohio Association for JusticeDirector2013 - 2015
Women Lawyers of Franklin CountyPresident2013 - 2014
Ohio Association for JusticeTrustee2012 - 2016
Central Ohio Association for JusticeCommittee Chair2011 - 2015
American Association for JusticeMember2004 - 2016
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Motor Vehicle CollisionVerdict for the Plaintiff: $500,000
Medical MalpracticeVerdict: $500,000
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
OAJ Medical Malpractice SectionWho Cares About The Standard of Care2014
Ohio Trial (Ohio Association for Justice)"The Big Lebowski: What Happens When You Have Sued The Wrong Dude?"2011
Ohio Trial and Verdict ReporterThe Public's Right to Access Discovery Materials: An Overview of Ohio Law Following Lowe"2007
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor2003
Ohio Wesleyan UniversityPsychology/NeuroscienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000