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James Ross McIlvaine, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Personal injury (including property damage)Civil litigation, stateFamily and matrimoniallawyer.


McIlvaine, James Ross was born on July 22, 1944 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Son of Earl Eugene and Caroline E. (Clawson) McIlvaine.


Bachelor, Muskingum College, 1966. Juris Doctor cum laude, Ohio State College, 1969.


Bar: Ohio 1969, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1971. Association Oestricher, Seamon, Newman & Knoll, Akron, 1969-1970. Assistant prosecuting attorney Summit County Prosecutor' General’ s Office, Akron, 1970-1971.

Partner Palecek, McIlvaine, Paul & Hoffman, Company, Legal Professional Association, Wadsworth, Ohio, since 1971. Board of directors Medina County Law Library, 1979-1983, Wadsworth chapter American Red Cross, 1981-1994. Member citizen's advisory board, Medina County Correctional Facility Study, 1983, founding trustee Wadsworth City Schools Performing Arts Foundation, 1994^.

Board education Wadsworth City School, 1988^.


Member citizen's advisory board Medina County Correctional Facility Study, 1983. Founding trustee Wadsworth City Schools Performing Arts Foundation, since 1994. Member board education Wadsworth City School, since 1988.

Trustee Wadsworth-Rittmann Hospital, since 1999, chair person, since 2008. Board directors Medina County Law Library., 1979—1983, Wadsworth chapter American Red Cross, 1981—1994. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America (state delegate 1985-1987, board governors 1987-1988), Ohio Academy Trial lawyers (Editor professional newsletter 1982-1984, chair reginal trial seminars 1980-1981, secretary 1981-1983, lecturer criminal law seminary 1981, insurance law seminary 1980, 84, 86, negligence law seminary 1984, 86, 88, chair student advocacy division 1976-1978, president 1984-1985, trustee, board directors 1976-1983), Medina County Bar Association (president 1983, director, chairman common pleas court rules committee, lecturer sms.

1986, 87), Ohio State Bar Association, Wadsworth Area Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1995-1999, vice president 1997-1998, president 1998-1999, Business Leader of Year award 2007), Lions.


Married Carol Beth Boyer, June 24, 1967. Children: Andrew S., Katherine Erin.