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Jesse M. Schmidt

  • Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Construction Law
  • Personal Injury
  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
  • Ohio, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2004
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2022
  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
  • J.D., 2003
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
  • B.A., 1999
  • Major: English
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • West Shore Bar Association
  • Ohio Academy of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Judicial Staff Attorney, 2013 – 2014
  • Jesse M. Schmidt Co., L.P.A., Owner, Solo Law Practice, 2004 – 2013
  • Of Counsel, Lallo & Feldman Co., L.P.A. 2004-2006

Jesse M. Schmidt is a partner and has been a member of the firm since January 2015. His practice is in defense side civil litigation, focusing in the defense of businesses, insurance companies and individuals in the areas of general liability, construction law and insurance coverage. Jesse is an experienced advocate with jury trial, bench trial and appellate experience, having argued appeals in several districts of the Ohio Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Ohio. He has helped well over one thousand clients in his career. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a judicial staff attorney in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas from 2013 to 2014 and from 2004 to 2013 he owned and managed a solo practice, focusing in plaintiff’s personal injury, insurance litigation, criminal defense and related appeals. He received his B.A. degree from Ohio University in 1999 and a J.D. degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2003. In addition to being a member of the Ohio bar, he is also a member of the bars for the federal Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Ohio Academy of Civil Trial Attorneys and West Shore Bar Association. He is an active member of his community, having served on Boards and Commissions of the City of Lakewood including a current position on the Board of Nuisance Abatement, and is a current board member of the Lakewood United Football Club (soccer) and a team manager.