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Three years ago, we opened Petersen & Petersen with the idea that every case we accept must be thoroughly developed and prepared with the expectation that we must ultimately be ready for trial.  We do not accept every case, but when we do you can be assured that we will dedicate the time and resources necessary to advance our clients' interests.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    19 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    19 years
  3. General Practice: 30%
    19 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    19 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour)

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  • Joseph Randolph Klammer

    I endorse this lawyer. I've worked with and known Todd and Susan for nearly two decades. I've witnessed first hand his doggedness and dedication.


    Joseph Klammer Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Joseph Donald Hada

    Todd is an exceptional attorney with a wealth of experience and an intimate knowledge of the local courts. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking an attorney for criminal defense or in a civil matter.


    Joseph Hada DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Petersen & Petersen, Inc.

428 South Street
Chardon, OH, 44024


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder, Vice-PresidentPetersen & Petersen, Inc.2010 - Present
Associate/PartnerPetersen & Ibold, Inc.1996 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Geauga County Bar AssociationPresident2013 - Present
Lake County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
Geauga County Bar AssociationMember, Certified Grievance Committee2011 - Present
Ohio Association for JusticeMember2001 - Present
Geauga County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2012 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Morocco v. Shannon, Lake County Case No. 11 CV 1333After just over two days of trial and three hours of deliberation, the Jury returned a verdict of $171,000.
The Board of Trustees of the Geauga County Library Board v. Lakeland Management, Inc., et al., Geauga County Case No. 11 M 412After two rounds of mediation and significant post-mediation discussions, the Library Board ultimately considered and approved a total settlement of $580,000, which was used to defray the costs of repair.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Carnegie Mellon UniversityIndustrial ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Soft Tissue, Big ResultsSuccessfully litigating soft tissue cases2013