Dennis J. Ibold

Dennis J. Ibold

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Business Law and Litigation


Mr. Ibold received his B.A. Degree from Marquette University in 1970 and received his J.D. Degree from Cleveland State University College of Law in 1973. Mr. Ibold is a member of the Geauga County and Ohio State Bar associations.

The general practice of Mr. Ibold includes an emphasis in family law, personal injury, real estate, business law and litigation.

Dennis J. Ibold is the only family law lawyer with an office in Geauga County to have been designated as a "Super Lawyer" in each of the last 15 years, from 2006-2020.  He was also selected as the top 100 family law attorneys in Ohio in 2013 - 2019.

Law & Politics and the publishers of Northern Ohio Live recognized Mr. Ibold every year, 2006-2018, as an "Ohio Super Lawyer".  "Super Lawyers" are selected from the top 5% of Ohio attorneys.  The selection process includes a state wide survey of lawyers; independent research to identify outstanding lawyers; evaluation based on twelve indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement; a blue ribbon panel and a discipline check.  The list of "Ohio Super Lawyers" is published annually in Cleveland Magazine, Cincinnati Magazine and Columbus Monthly.

The American Society Of Legal Advocates selected Dennis J. Ibold as one of the Top 100 Family Law Lawyers in the State of Ohio in 2018.

No more than 2% of lawyers are selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates as a Top 100 Family Law Lawyer.  The purpose of the Society is to identify and promote only the most outstanding legal talent who combine stellar legal credentials with proven ability.

Dennis J. Ibold is a member of The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Membership to the Academy requires nomination by a member; that a substantial portion of the member's practice be in the area of family law; competency checks with Domestic Relations Judges, Magistrates and opposing counsel; that the member successfully pass two written examinations and personal interviews by an Academy screening committee.  The Academy accepts only the very best matrimonial lawyers.

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is an organization of the nation's top matrimonial attorneys who specialize in all issues related to marriage, divorce, annulment, custody, child visitation, property valuation, property distribution, alimony and child support.

Strathmore's Who's Who selected Dennis J. Ibold as a lifetime member based upon leadership, achievement and dedication.

The Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys awarded Mr. Ibold a "BV Distinguished Rating".  The very high peer review rating recognizes Mr. Ibold's excellence in both legal ability and ethical practice.  The rating was awarded based upon confidential peer evaluations. Mr. Ibold was also selected professional of the year in matrimonial law, 2013.


  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1973
  • Marquette University
    • B.A. - 1970

Bar Admission

  • Ohio, 1973
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1975

Published Works

Representative Cases


  • Super Lawyer
  • Top 100 Family Law Attorneys in Ohio
  • Ohio Super Lawyer
  • BV Distinguished Rating, Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys

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Professional Associations

  • Geauga County Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Member

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