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Smith, Illner & Gemelas | Attorneys at Law

More than 125 Years of Combined Experience

Michael Douglas Illner

Michael Douglas Illner

Partner
Location:
Elyria, Ohio
Phone:
440-328-4574
888-506-0340
Fax:
440-323-3310
Email:
Michael has represented Lorain County Children Services for seven years and gained invaluable experience in handling all types of custody cases involving dependent, neglected and abused children from initial complaint to a grant of permanent custody and adoption.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family Law
  • Grand Parent Rights
  • Alimony-Spousal Support
  • Enforcement of Provisions of Division Dewee
  • Division of Pension Benefits

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1985

Education

  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1985
    • Honors: Regional Champion - Mock Trial
  • Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio
    • Master Degree - 1978
    • Major: Educational Administration and Supervision
  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Major: Education

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio Bar Association, 1985 - Present
  • Lorain County Bar Association, 1985 - Present
  • Lorain County Bar Association, Legal Ethics & Grievance Committee, 2005 - June 1, 2015
  • Lorain County Bar Association- Ethics and Grievance Committee, Chairperson, January 1, 2013 - June 1, 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Lorain County Prosecutor Office, Assistant County Prosecutor, 1985 - 1997
  • Midview School District, Teacher, 1972 - 1985

Languages

  • English
  • German

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