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David, a Chardon resident, joined the firm in 1973 and has been a partner since 1976.  His practice is primarily focused in the area of domestic relations. He has significant experience counseling clients on a wide variety of domestic relations issues including the division of marital assets, valuation of businesses, valuation of pension and retirement benefits, spousal support, child support and child custody.  David is board certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a specialist in the area of Family Law. He also has significant experience as a civil trial attorney.  David is an avid sailor.



Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 34%
  2. Family: 33%
  3. Divorce: 33%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Gary Jay Gottfried

    I endorse this lawyer. I have know David for over 20 years and as a co member of the Ohio Chapter of the AAML I know that David possesses the skills of a highly qualified practitioner of Domestic Relations Law.


    Gary Gottfried Family Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Andrew Scott Grossman

    David is a gentleman and an outstanding lawyer, and I happily endorse him. I know that any client I refer to David will be heard, well represented and treated fairly.


    Andrew Grossman Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Thrasher Dinsmore & Dolan A Legal Professional Association

100 7th Avenue
Chardon, OH, 44024


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2007
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2006
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Board Certified Specialist in Family LawOhio State Bar AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan1973 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellowN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chardon Civil ServiceMemberN/A
Geauga County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1970
John Carroll UniversityN/AA.B1959