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  1. Insurance: 40%
    11 years
  2. Car Accident: 20%
    11 years
  3. Appeals: 20%
    11 years
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 15%
    10 years
  5. Nursing Home Abuse: 5%
    11 years



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (120 minutes)

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  • Martin Stephen Delahunty III

    I endorse this lawyer. He is one of the best appellate lawyers in the community.


    Martin Delahunty Nursing home abuse and neglect Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Paul Giorgianni

    A lawyer's lawyer. Beyond being a great advocate, Mr. Traska is invested in the betterment of our system of justice.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Traska Law Firm, LLC

PO Box 609306
Cleveland, OH, 44109


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Service AwardOhio Association for Justice2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorCleveland-Marshall College of Law2003 - Present
AssociateElk & Elk Co., Ltd.2002 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Order of BarristersMemberN/A
Ohio Association for JusticeMember-OAJ Amicus Curiae CommitteeN/A
Ohio Association for JusticeMember2007 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Police officer hurt in line of duty (January 2011)$17,500
Motor vehicle accident resulted in injuries (July 2009)$23,000
Motor vehicle accident resulted in multiple injuries (May 2010)$50,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
22 J.L. & Health 241 (2009)Discretion to Follow the Law: The Collision of Ohio’s Nursing Home Bill of Rights with Ohio’s Political Subdivision Tort Liability Act2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Case Western Reserve UniversityPhilosophy, Psychology, & FrenchBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Cleveland State UniversityN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual ConventionBilled v. Paid & the Collateral Source Rule2012
Insurance Law CLEBilled v. Paid: The Collateral Attack on the Collateral Source Rule2011
Webinardiscussing Erwin v. Bryan (2010), 125 Ohio St.3d 5192010
On-Air InterviewDiscussing developments in Ohio law affecting injured workers, including the Ohio Supreme Court’s decision in Kaminski v. Metal & Wire Prod. Co. (2010), 125 Ohio St.3d 250.2010
OAJ WebinarJacques v. Manton, 125 Ohio St. 3d 3422010
NCAJ ConventionBilled v. Paid: The Collateral Attack on the Collateral Source Rule2010
CLE Seminars- Cleveland, Columbus & DaytonInsurance Law2010
CLE SeminarBilled v. Paid: The Collateral Attack on the Collateral Source Rule2010
OAJ WebinarNational Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh v. Wuerth (2009), 122 Ohio St.3d 5942009
CLE Presentation-Columbus and ClevelandCoping with a Headache–How Best to Resolve Subrogation and Unpaid Medical Providers2009
WEWS NewsAuto Insurance Companies Deny Claims Statewide2008