Dennis J. Ibold

Dennis J. Ibold

Location:
Chardon, Ohio
Phone:
440-607-5228
866-649-5582 (Toll Free)
Fax:
440-285-3363
Email:

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.

Mr. Ibold, one of the founders of the firm, is also a member of the Board of Directors of HomeBancorp Inc., Tampa Florida, a bank holding company.

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 10 years, from 2006-2015.  He was also selected as the top 100 family law attorneys in Ohio in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Law & Politics and the publishers of Northern Ohio Live recognized Mr. Ibold every year, 2006-2015, 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 for 2013.

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.

Strahmore'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.

Areas of Practice

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

Bar Admissions

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

Education

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

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer, 2006 - 2015
  • Top 100 Family Law Attorneys in Ohio, 2013 - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

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