James S. Gemelas

James S. Gemelas

Managing Partner
Location:
Elyria, Ohio
Phone:
440-328-4574
888-506-0340
Fax:
440-323-3310
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Domestic Relations
  • 20% Personal Injury
  • 15% Probate
  • 15% Advising Small Business

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1998

Education

  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D.
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Economics
    • Major: Modern Greek

Honors and Awards

  • Volunteer Lawyers Program Recognition Award - Legal Aid of Lorain County, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, 1998 - Present
  • Lorain County Bar Association, 2000 - Present
  • American Committee For Reunification of Parthenon Marbles, Member, June 1, 2015 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Lorain County Domestic Relations Court, Magistrate, 2001 - 2007

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Aid Society, 2007 - Present
  • Lorain County Domestic Relations Special Dockets Advisory Board Member, January 1, 2014 - Present
  • President of Pan-Icarian Brotherhood Pharos Chapter, January 1, 2014 - Present

Languages

  • Greek