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David John Michalski

Litigation Attorney at Westlake, OH

5.0   3 reviews

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About David

Learn David’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    70%
    David represents large companies, small businesses and individuals in all types of lawsuits, including construction disputes, contract disputes, real estate disputes, will contests and almost every other type of civil action.

    28 years

  2. Business
    10%
    David can advise your business on various types of issues. His practice includes fixed fee contract reviews for most types of commercial contracts.

    28 years

  3. Car accident
    10%
    David vigorously represents people injured in car accidents and helps them achieve the largest possible recoveries for their injuries. David knows the process to resolve your claims and will stand by you through the whole process right up to trial.

    28 years

  4. Construction and development
    10%
    David's practice includes reviewing and advising clients on all types of construction contracts. Many problems can be avoided before they even occur on a job.

    28 years

Licensed for 28 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 1994
Updated 11/13/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact David

The Michalski Law Firm, LLC
159 Crocker Park Boulevard
Suite 400
Westlake, OH, 44145

Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by anonymous | November 9, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Experience
David is an amazing attorney, and a very decent person. He was professional, timely, knowledgeable, and patient when working on my case. His years of experience have given him a wisdom that sets him apart from other attorneys I have dealt with. I truly believe he does his best to advocate for his clients, and does the best he can for them. He got me through a very difficult situation. I can't recommend him enough.
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Posted by Andrea Kryszak | June 8, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent Attorney
I highly recommend Attorney Michalski.. He is very smart, experienced and attentive to his client's needs.
Posted by Matt Savon | August 8, 2015
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
David was extremely helpful and I would highly recommend him to anyone.
David was very thorough and helpful. He always responded in a timely manner and treated my situation as if it was his number one priority. Very satisfied with his service and would highly recommend him to anyone that is seeking top notch council.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-40%
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.5 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP
  • 2003 - 2012
  • Associate
  • Hahn, Loeser & Parks, LLP
  • 1994 - 2002

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • University of Chicago
  • MA - Masters
  • 1989
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1987

Legal Cases

  • Jeanes-Kemp, LLC v. Johnson Controls. Inc.
  • Defense Judgment

Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Lorain County Bar Association
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2006
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2005

Publications

  • ABA publication
  • A Practitioner's Guide to Class Actions (Ohio Chapter)
  • 2010
  • Cincinnati Magazine
  • If I Collaborate On A Book With A Partner, Do We Need Individual Copyrights?
  • 2006

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (5)
Endorse David
Litigation Attorney | Aug 13
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse David Michalski because he is a great attorney with decades of high level litigation experience. We worked together for many years and I am impressed with his commitment to winning and detail-oriented handling of cases. He is an excellent writer and very responsive to clients."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 12
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"David is a seasoned and competent attorney. I have had several matters as opposing counsel with him and he has always been professional and diligent in his representation. I would not hesitate to recommend David."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Co-worker
"David has a first-rate intellect that allows him to go toe-to-toe with the best lawyers around. Few attorneys know the ins-and-outs of strategy in complex litigation like David does. He is absolutely dogged in representing his clients."
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Westlake Litigation Lawyer David John Michalski
David John Michalski
Litigation Attorney
Westlake, OH
Licensed for 28 years
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