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Damion Michael Clifford

Litigation Attorney at Columbus, OH

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  • Licensed for 19 years
    State OH
    Acquired 2004
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A former United States Army Reserve Specialist who earned his law degree from Capital University Law School, Damion is accustomed to achieving success through hard work and a desire to be the best. He believes the key to winning a case is a lawyer's ability to think on his or her feet and substantial preparation.

Prior to joining James E. Arnold & Associates, Damion was an Associate Assistant Attorney General with the Ohio Attorney General's Office and handled numerous matters before the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals, the State Medical Board of Ohio, and local courts of common pleas.

While in the taxation section of the Ohio Attorney General's Office, Damion handled cases involving sales and use tax, personal income tax, school district income tax, corporate franchise tax, personal property tax, commercial activity tax, tax increment financing and real property exemption requests by churches and health care facilities. While practicing before the State Medical Board of Ohio, Damion handled matters involving the appropriate standard of care, chemical dependency, application fraud, actions by other states, acts constituting a felony, licensure and mental impairment cases. Damion has also successfully argued many cases before the Ohio Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal.


James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA
115 West Main Street
Suite 400
Columbus, OH, 43215

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Work Experience

  • Partner
  • James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA
  • 2010 - Present
  • Associate Assistant Attorney General
  • Ohio Attorney General's Office
  • 2005 - 2010


  • Capital University Law School
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 2004
  • The Ohio State University
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • 2000
  • St. Charles Preparatory High School
  • 1995

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Global Knowledge Training, LLC v. Levin, 127 Ohio St.3d 34, 2010-Ohio-4411
  • The Ohio Supreme Court held that computer training is properly subject to sales tax.
  • Home Depot v. Levin, 121 Ohio St.3d 482, 2009-Ohio-1431
  • Home Depot's bad debt deduction was denied.
  • Northeast Ohio Psychiatric Institute v. Levin, 121 Ohio St.3d 292, 2009-Ohio-583
  • The owner's application for exemption from the payment of property taxes was denied.
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  • American Bar Association
  • 2014 - Present
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • 2010 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • 2004 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Order of the Curia
  • Capital University Law School
  • 2004
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Speaking Engagements

  • Sales and Use Tax
  • Ohio Sales & Use Tax
  • 2012
  • Sales and Use Tax
  • Ohio Sales & Use Tax
  • 2011

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Litigation Attorney | Jul 13
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"I have always been impressed with Damion's knowledge of the law. His background in tax and his litigation experience give me confidence that I can count on his advice and safely refer clients to his practice."

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Columbus Litigation Lawyer Damion Michael Clifford
Damion Michael Clifford
Litigation Attorney
Columbus, OH
Licensed for 19 years