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Born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio, Ryan Jon Melewski is a partner and trial attorney at Amendolara & Rafidi, LLC, an Ohio based, multi-office boutique law firm that focuses on business litigation and personal injury including trucking accidents, car accidents, medical malpractice, and wrongful death. To request Attorney Ryan J. Melewski’s legal assistance, please call 330-536-3529 or email him at rmelewski@arlawohio.com.  


  


 


 

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Contact info

105 N. Broad St.
Canfield, OH, 44406

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Car Accident: 25%
    7 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    7 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    7 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 20%
    7 years
  5. Birth Injury: 10%
    7 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daniel A Leister

    Ryan is a talented and fearless advocate who genuinely cares about his clients. As a young lawyer, Ryan helped me develop my voice in and out of the courtroom. He sets high goals for himself and his clients' outcomes and often succeeds them.

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    Daniel Leister Defective and dangerous products Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Kevin William Kita

    I've known Ryan for years and am happy to endorse him. Ryan's is an extraordinarily talented and experienced trial attorney who is recognized throughout the community for his client-oriented practice and professionalism.

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    Kevin Kita Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OHActive200905/15/2016
ILRetired201005/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Top Rated Personal Injury AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
2015 Top Rated Lawyer in Personal Injury LawMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2014
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2014
Pretrial AdvocacyCALI EXCELLENCE FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS2009
Federal Jurisdiction & ProcedureCALI EXCELLENCE FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS2008
Professional ResponsibilityCALI EXCELLENCE FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS2008
Civil Procedure IICALI EXCELLENCE FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS2008
Property IICALI EXCELLENCE FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS2007
Property ICALI EXCELLENCE FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS2007
Legal Research & Writing IICALI EXCELLENCE FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS2007
Legal Research & Writing ICALI EXCELLENCE FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS2007
ContractsCALI EXCELLENCE FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS2007
Civil Procedure ICALI EXCELLENCE FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAmendolara & Rafidi LLC2015 - Present
Adjunct Professor - Trial TeamUniversity Of Akron2009 - Present
Managing PartnerMelewski Dodez LLC2013 - 2015
AssociateSutter, O'Connell & Farchione Co., LPA2009 - 2013
Summer AssociateBenesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff2008 - 2008
Summer AssociateTucker Ellis West2007 - 2007
Law ClerkAmendolara & Rafidi LLC2006 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nathaniel R. Jones Inn of CourtAssociate2014 - Present
Mahoning County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Ohio Association for JusticeMember2013 - Present
Cleveland Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Akron Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Medical MalpracticeN/A
Medical MalpracticeN/A
Birth InjuryN/A
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
University of AkronLaw Students Win Top Honors at Regional Competition2008
University of AkronUA Trial Team Wins National Competition2007
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor (summa cum laude)2009
DePaul UniversityCommunication (with Highest Honors)BA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Canfield High SchoolN/AN/A2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ground Round"Legal and Ethical Issues In Utero"N/A