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Michael G. Dobronos

Practice Areas:

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Divorce
  • Criminal and Immigration

Biography

Mike Dobronos started his legal career while in law school by interning for the Columbus prosecutor's office and the Supreme Court of Ohio. As a lawyer, Michael began working as a hearing officer for the Industrial Commission of Ohio under former governor George Voinovich's administration in 1992. Mike maintained this service to the state of Ohio for nearly 30 years until his retirement in 2021. While consistently working three days a week in Worker's Compensation disputed hearings, Mike was also moonlighting various legal issues as a private lawyer and counselor. Today, Mike is retired from his government service and is pleased to reenter the legal workforce as a private lawyer. With 30 years of experience in medical legal issues Mike has successfully settled and/or litigated hundreds of cases before multiple courts in Ohio.

Education

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1991
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1988
    • Major: Russian Language and International Relations

Bar Admission

  • Ohio, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1993

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Ukrainian Museum-Archives - board member, 1996 to Present
  • St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral - legal advisor, 1992 to Present

Professional Associations

  • O.S.B.A, Member, 2020 to Present
  • Ohio Association of Justice, Member, 2020 to Present
  • Parma Bar Association, Member, 2018 to Present

Past Positions

  • Industrial Commission of Ohio, Hearing Officer, 1992 to 2021

Languages

  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
  • English
  • Polish

Current Employment Position

  • Private Attorney and Counselor