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Since 1987 Shaker & Shaker LLP has been representing victims of vehicle accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, falls and other catastrophic events. Chris and Bob Shaker are experienced, aggressive attorneys representing the general needs of the people in Northeast Ohio and the Mahoning Valley.


We have an excellent reputation for helping people seriously injured in accidents. We also handle criminal, divorce/custody, dissolution, DUI, DWI, OVI, and many other criminal and civil cases.

We have over 50 years of combined experience in all areas, including personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases.

We have either settled and/or taken to trial a wide variety of claims in complex areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death law.

We are a local law firm centrally located in Niles, Ohio and can easily represent clients in Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Portage, and Ashtabula Counties. Our lawyers provide personalized service. Victims or their families deal directly with our attorneys.

We offer free consultation regarding your potential claim.

We handle injury and malpractice cases on a contingency basis. No attorney fees unless we collect for you.


Contact our office immediately for a free consultation. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call (330) 652-2762 or contact us.


With over 50 years of combined legal experience, Shaker & Shaker LLP strives to maximize recoveries and results for its clients. Remember: "Call Shaker When Your Future Is At Stake!"


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    28 years, 10 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    28 years, 10 thousand cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    28 years, 5 thousand cases
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    28 years, 500 cases
  5. Dog Bite: 5%



Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Adam Elliot Carr

    Bob is always well-prepared, professional, and determined to win. He knows the difference between a case that needs to settle and a case that should be tried. You could not place your case into better hands than Bob's.


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  • Darren Doron Bleier

    An excellent and well respected attorney.


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Contact info

Shaker & Shaker Law Firm

2 South Main St.
Fifth Floor
Niles, OH, 44446


FLMember in Good Standing198806/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Best of the Best AttorneysWarren Tribune Chronicle2013
25 year excellenceTrumbull County Bar Association2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
DirectorFirst Niles Financial Institution (FNFI)2006 - Present
PartnerShaker & Shaker LLP1987 - Present
Acting JudgeGirard Municipal Court2001 - 2010
Acting JudgeTrumbull County Eastern District Court1995 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
First Niles FinancialChairman of audit committee2006 - Present
Florida BarMember1988 - Present
Shaker & Shaker LLPPartner1987 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
McCauley v Cardiac ManagementLarge confidential settlement
Ream v. United States of AmericaFederal Mediation and Settlement of $1.375 Million
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Publication nameTitleDate
Niles TimesGuest Column1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell Law CenterLawJuris Dotorate1987
Kent State UniversityCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced OVI SeminarOVI Seminar2008