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Thomas Mester, senior partner with Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy, graduated from John Carroll University with a bachelor’s degree and received his Juris Doctor degree from Case Western Reserve University.


Since 2006, he has been selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers® by Law & Politics Media. Attorneys selected for inclusion are chosen by their peers and the independent research of Law & Politics Media. Those selected represent the top five percent of the attorneys in their state.


Thomas also has served as a lecturer at Case Western Reserve University teaching a course called “Law & Film.”


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Practice areas


  1. Slip and Fall: 20%
  2. Defective Products: 20%
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Medical Malpractice: 20%



Contingent (33-40%)

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  • Victor Tory DiMarco

    I have known Tom for over 15 years and find him to be extremely competent and a pleasure to work with.


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Contact info

Nurenberg Paris Heller & McCarthy

1370 Ontario Street
Suite 100
Cleveland, OH, 44113


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Multi Million Dollar Advocate ForumThe Verdict Club2007
Million Dollar Advocate ForumThe Verdict Club2006
Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Ohio Super LawyersLaw & Politics Media,Inc2006
Law ReviewCase Western Reserve University School of Law1969
Honorary History SocietyPhi Alpha Theta1968
Cum LaudeJohn Carroll University1966
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNurenberg Paris Heller & McCarthy1971 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
United States Court of Federal ClaimsMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Ohio Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
Cleveland Academy of Trial AttorneysMemberN/A
Cuyahoga County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cleveland Bar AssociationMemberN/A
United States Supreme Court BarMemberN/A
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th CircuitMemberN/A
U.S. District Court Northern District of OhioMemberN/A
8th District Court of Appeals Judicial ConferenceDelegate & Life MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jane Doe vs. John Doe$777,000
Jane Doe vs. John Doe$2,800,000
Jane Doe vs. John Doe$3,090,000
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
John Carroll UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Case Western Reserve UniversityLaw in the Movies2012
Case Western Reserve UniversityLaw in The Movies2011
Case Western Reserve UniversityLaw in The Movies2010
Case Western Reserve UniversityLaw in The Movies2009
Case Western Reserve UniversityLaw in The Movies2008
Case Western Reserve UniversityLaw in The Movies2007