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James Earl John Ickes

Licensing Attorney at Stow, OH

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also known as Jim Ickes, James Ickes

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About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Licensing
    Advise and prepare all licensing filings for cultivators, processors and dispensaries in accordance with the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control law and attendant regulations.

  2. Litigation
    My litigation practice includes matter involving commercial transactions, breach of contract, real estate, high net worth divorce and custody matters, privacy and data breach

    23 years

  3. Business

  4. Divorce and separation

  5. Privacy
    Development of corporate privacy, information governance and security programs. HIPAA compliance assessments

    8 years

Attorney James (Jim) Ickes is an experienced attorney concentrating his practice in the areas of information security and privacy and civil litigation. In addition to holding a HCISPP (Health Care Information Security & Privacy Practitioner), GLEG certification (Law of Data Security and Investigations) and CIPP-US certification (Certified Information Privacy Professional for United States Private Industry) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Attorney Ickes has over 15 years of litigation experience in federal and state courts in the areas of employment law, commercial and trade secret litigation, and appellate advocacy.

Attorney Ickes is a founding Member of ICKES\HOLT and is committed to the principle that the practice of law, at its core, is about solving problems. Attorney Ickes is driven to provide pragmatic, timely, and well-articulated solutions to the many challenges confronting his clients.

Attorney Ickes graduated from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2000 and summa cum laude from Ohio University in Finance in 1997. Attorney Ickes is former president of the Portage County Bar Association and a former adjunct professor at Hiram College where he taught business law. Attorney Ickes is also a former recipient of Community Legal Aid’s Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award.

Attorney Ickes is lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio. Attorney Ickes is a proud husband and father of three and is actively involved in many civic activities in his hometown of Hudson.

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Licensed for 22 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 2000
Updated 02/11/2023

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

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4301 Darrow Road, Suite 1100
Stow, OH, 44224


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  • Free Consultation 15 minutes
Payment methods
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AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney Member
  • Ickes\Holt
  • 2015 - Present
  • Partner
  • Wiliams, Welser, Kratcoski & Can, LLC
  • 2010 - 2015


  • Ohio State University
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • Ohio University
  • BBA Summa Cum Laude
  • 1997


  • American Bar Association
  • 2016 - Present
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • 2016 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Portage County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2010 - 2011
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Honors and Awards

  • Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
  • Community Legal Aid
  • 2006


  • National Business Institute Seminar
  • Cybersecurity Law: The Ultimate Guide
  • 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Cybersecurity Law: The Ultimate Guide
  • Cybersecurity Law
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (3)
Endorse James
Licensing Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
General practice Attorney | Jun 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
General practice Attorney | Aug 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I've known Jim for many years. He is an enthusiastic and intelligent advocate for his clients. He is very active in his community service endeavors and a respected member of the local bar association."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy
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Stow Licensing Lawyer James Earl John Ickes
James Earl John Ickes
Licensing Attorney
Stow, OH
Licensed for 22 years
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