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An alumni of  St. University of Dayton, I decided to pursue my legal degree.  In 1999 I was admitted to the American Bar Association.  I have an extensive legal background and my practice areas include Personal and Corporate Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation and Criminal Law.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 25%
    15 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Bankruptcy: 25%
  3. Divorce: 20%
    15 years, 200 cases
  4. Juvenile: 20%
    15 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  5. Child Support: 10%



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David Scott Bartos

20220 Center Ridge Rd., Suite 320
Rocky River, OH, 44116


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer Attorney of the YearChildren's Rights Councel2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBartos & Rini, LPA2000 - Present
Assistant ProsecutorCuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office2000 - 2002
Lead AttorneyMcCormicks1999 - 2000
ParalegalBrouse McDowell1998 - 1999
ParalegalQuandt, Giffels & Buck1996 - 1998
clerkEdward M. Graham Co.1994 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Wayne Griffen Memorial FundCommissioner2011 - Present
Lakewood Beginnings Child Development CenterBoard of Directors2010 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2010 - Present
Ohio Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re: D.S.Client found not delinquent (not guilty)
In re: J.M.not guilty
In re R.W.Not guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
WebI Don't Care to Much for Money...Cause Money Can't Buy Me Love2010
WebExemptions For Bankruptcy. What Property Can I Keep2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of DaytonHistoryBS - Bachelor of Science1993
Cleveland State UniversityLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Radio show Discussion Group--multiple datesJuvenile Law/Custody/Child Support2010
Juvenile Law SymposiumAbuse, Dependency, Neglect2010
Dad's Have Rights tooCustody2010
What to know about child supportChild Support2007