Jesse M. Schmidt Biography
LICENSES
Admitted to Ohio Bar, 5/10/04, Reg. No. 0077320.
Admitted to Federal Bar, Northern District of Ohio, 11/16/04.
Ohio Notary Public
EDUCATION

Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH J.D., May 2003

Honors and Activities:
Dean's List, Trial Team, Competed locally and at ATLA Regional.
Continuing Legal Education: Ohio Subrogation Law seminar, Federal Bar seminar (both 2004), Criminal defense seminars

Ohio University, Athens, OH

B.A., English, June 1999
Honors and Activities:
Dean's List

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Sole Practitioner Cleveland, Ohio
05/10/04 - Current

Of Counsel Attorney to Lallo & Feldman Co., L.P.A. / Sole Practitioner:
Represent clients at pre-trial hearings, depositions and arbitration hearings in civil and criminal cases, serve as second chair trial counsel, advise clients on various aspects of cases, negotiate with adjusters and opposing counsel, continue law clerk duties, per project work for outside attorneys, appointed arbitrator for Cuyahoga County and assume full responsibility on own cases.

Lallo & Feldman Co., L.P.A. Cleveland, Ohio
07/01/2002 - 05/11/04

Law Clerk:
Research and write briefs, motions and pleadings in the areas of criminal, personal injury wrongful death and insurance law. Work at each stage of criminal, personal injury, and worker's compensation cases and appeals, including client interviews and contact, investigative work and preparing discovery requests and responses.

Rosplock & Perez, Attorneys Willoughby, Ohio
05/2001 - 05/11/04

Law Clerk:
Legal research, brief writing, client contact and investigative work in the areas of criminal law, property, personal injury and wrongful death, municipal law and contracts for cases in local, county and appellate courts, the Supreme Court of Ohio and Federal Courts.

Additional Skills:

Computer:
Lexis, Westlaw, Casemaker, WordPerfect, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Access, Power Point.
Language:
Proficient in written and spoken Spanish.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
  • Cuyahoga County Bar Association
  • West Shore Bar Association
  • Cuyahoga County Defense Lawyers Association (criminal defense)
AREAS OF PRACTICE
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury Appeals
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Business Transactional
  • Business Litigation
  • Contract
  • Probate
BACKGROUND
  • Born in 1975 in Euclid, Ohio.
  • Raised Catholic / Christian.
  • Irish, German and Lithuanian ancestry.
  • Graduated Cleveland Heights High School - 1993, Track and Cross Country.
  • Competed in Cross Country Regional and State Competitions in 1993.
  • Resident of Lakewood since graduating Ohio University in 1999.
  • Extended family throughout Cleveland area.
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
Active in sports; weightlifting, mountain biking, tennis, golf, running, hiking, swimming. Travel (when possible). Film and music, Art, Literature, Culture and Chess.