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A Full-Service Firm With Experience

With a range of legal services, Ibold & O’Brien offers solutions for many of life’s challenges. We represent clients in state, local and federal courts as they face issues involving their businesses, freedom, health and families.

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Your Case Is Worth Ample Time And Attention

In any type of situation, we are ready to treat you with respect and compassion. Our practice spans multiple types of legal matters, including:

  • Criminal defense
  • Family law, including divorce
  • Personal injury claims and workers’ compensation claims
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Social Security benefits
  • Estate planning

It is important to work with an attorney who will honor your trust. We not only care about results – but also care about your entire experience throughout the process. Our team will advocate for you, whether advocacy requires trial, negotiation or another legal procedure.

Our Story

Ibold & O’Brien was founded in 1980 by Jerry Petersen and Dennis J. Ibold, who merged their distinct practices together. We began with a mission: to provide a solid foundation in times of uncertainty.

Over the years, we have built a legacy of dedication and reliability. Our lawyers have earned numerous accolades, such as inclusion in Super Lawyers lists and high peer review ratings through Martindale-Hubbell*. Members of our team have also served in public office and on Boards of Directors.

Today, we are one of the largest law firms in Geauga County. With offices in Chardon and Orwell, our firm supports individuals, businesses and government organizations across Ohio.

Meet With Us To Discuss Your Case

Through upholding our commitment to our clients, we have gained a strong reputation within our community. Call 440-607-5228 or 440-437-5295, or complete our intake form to schedule a consultation with our attorneys. We are eager to understand your case and help you find a solution.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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