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Smith, Illner & Gemelas | Attorneys at Law

More than 125 Years of Combined Experience

Michael Scott Wilson

Michael Scott Wilson

Partner since January 1, 2014
Elyria, Ohio
Michael Wilson was born in 1978, grew up in Mentor Ohio, where he graduated from Mentor High School. After high school Michael attended Baldwin-Wallace College where he earned a BA degree majoring in Business and Political Science. After graduating Michael attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he earned his Juris Doctorate, graduating cum laude in Law Review.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Personal Injury- Plaintiff
  • 35% Criminal Defense
  • 15% Other Civil

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2005


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 2004
    • Honors: Grade Appeals Board
    • Honors: Thomas Cooley Honor Award
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Moot Court Competition
    • Law Review: Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, Managing Associate Editor, 2002 - 2004
  • Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio
    • B.A. - 2001
    • Major: Business Administration/Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present
  • Lorain County Bar Association, Member, 2009 - Present
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2015, Rising Star, January 1, 2015 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Michael S. Wilson, Attorney at Law, Owner, 2007 - 2011
  • Rothgery & Associates, Associate, 2011 - 2012

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