Practice Areas

General Practice

  • The firm is proud to serve clients with distinction in a wide variety of matters, including divorce and dissolution, child custody and adoption, contracts, and wills and estates.
  • We represent and protect clients through consumer bankruptcy proceedings under Chapters 7 and 13.
  • We have defended clients in a wide variety of criminal matters from misdemeanors to felony murder charges, including juvenile defense, DUIs, drug offenses, domestic violence, and more.

Civil Rights & Government Liability

  • The firm has a successful record of litigating cases against government entities for wrongful arrest and police misconduct, prisoner rights, child abuse and protection, and general civil liability. We know the intricacies of § 1983 challenges against government action and inaction, and how to deal with sovereign immunity.
  • Among his achievements: in 1990, Bill achieved a $1.3 million settlement with the County of Summit for failure to respond to reports of abuse against an Akron girl. He won a 7-0 decision in the Ohio Supreme Court on this case, upholding citizens’ right to challenge government inaction.
  • Beginning as a law student, Rebecca has worked with Case Western Reserve University’s Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center on a federal class-action lawsuit against the City of Akron to protect homeless citizens’ civil rights. She remains on the case as co-counsel. You can read more about it here.

Personal Injury, & Medical Malpractice & Civil Litigation

  • Bill has built a strong record in personal injury and medical malpractice, especially plaintiff’s work including many six-figure+ judgments and settlements.
  • We also represent clients on both the plaintiff and defense side in general civil litigation, including contract disputes and landlord-tenant law.

Call us to find out how we can help you


(330) 644-0061
Fax: (330) 644-7241


2745 South Arlington Road
Akron, Ohio 44312