Dedicated Service That Gets Results.
The dedicated service of the
Petersen & Petersen law firm
combined with the breadth of
trial experience and unique
litigation offerings make this a
unique and dynamic firm. The
founding partners have over 25
years of combined legal
experience and have been
recognized in a number of
respected publications for their
outstanding contributions and
accomplishments in the legal
profession to include:
Selection as "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine, 2013, 2014
Selection as Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Stars" by Law & Politics Magazine, 2011, 2009, 2007
Named to the list of "Ohio's Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by The National Trial Lawyers Association. 2011, 2012, 2013
Honored by Crain’s Cleveland Business Magazine’s Prestigious List of “Forty under 40” – a Salute to Northeast Ohio’s most influential business leaders under the age of 40
Certification in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (The Top Trial Lawyers in America). Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements
Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, Peer Review Rating for Ethical Standards & Legal Ability
Featured nationally as part of American Airlines/Sky Radio's Salute to Women in Leadership Show
Petersen & Petersen is
dedicated to providing zealous
representation of clients in a
responsive and effective way to
help reach their goals, whether
through alternative dispute
resolution or trial. The firm’s
services focus on the legal
counseling of individuals and
small businesses in the areas of
personal injury, civil
litigation and criminal defense
at the trial and appellate
The lawyers of Petersen &
Petersen have the experience
and resources to handle every
type of litigation matter,
from the most basic to the most
complex to include wrongful
death, medical malpractice,
product liability, automobile
negligence, nursing home
negligence, premises liability,
employment discrimination, business disputes, and criminal defense.
The firm’s philosophy is
described by attorney Susan
Petersen – “If we agree to take
your case, you can trust that we
believe in your cause and will
fight to get you justice.” Attorney Todd
Petersen explains: “It is with
great pride that we continue the
Petersen family tradition of
excellence in the legal representation of Ohio residents."
Petersen & Petersen
obtains $1.33 Million Combined Settlement/Motorcycle Collision/Insurance Agent Errors & Omissions
In 2013, Petersen & Petersen obtained a settlement on behalf of its client relative to the negligence of another driver in fatal collision and the negligence of an insurance agent for his errors and omissions in procuring an umbrella insurance policy which would have provided coverage for the fatality.
Significant Settlement negotiated in Wrongful Death Medical Negligence Action in 2013
Petersen & Petersen secures a $920,000+ settlement in a medical negligence action involving the cardiac death of a woman in the days following elective cosmetic facial surgery.
Attorney Todd Petersen resolves Construction Dispute. In 2013, Attorney Petersen advocated on behalf of a public entity in a lawsuit against the general contractor, architect and a subcontractor relating to faulty design and inadequate construction. He attempted to resolve the claim prior to litigation, but was ultimately forced to file suit. After conducting written discovery and a number of depositions, he was able to mediate the claim, resulting in a combined settlement of $580,000, which was used to offset repairs to the facility.
Named One of Ohio's Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
For the third year in a row, the National Trial Lawyers Association has named Attorney Susan Petersen to the list of Ohio’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as a civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyer. Click here to learn more.
Elected to American Board of Trial Advocates.
In 2013, Attorney Susan Petersen was elected to join the ranks in this invitation only organization where members must have at least five years of active experience as a trial lawyer and have tried at least 10 civil jury trials to conclusion and possess additional litigation experience, as well as virtues of civility, integrity, and professionalism.
Petersen & Petersen Lawyer admitted to U.S. Supreme Court.
Washington D.C. April 18, 2012 -- Petersen & Petersen is proud to announce that Susan Petersen was recently sworn in as a Member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States of America. The Cleveland Marshall College of Law selected Susan as one of three esteemed alumnus to be presented for admission to our highest court by Dean Craig Boise.
Dedicated Service that Gets Results
|The lawyers of Petersen & Petersen continue to aggressively
and successfully get results for clients all over Ohio,
including those in Cuyahoga,
Geauga, Mahoning, Portage, Lake,
Ashtabula, Trumbull, Medina,
Stark, Summit, Franklin,
Columbiana, Lorain, Hamilton,
Sandusky, Erie, and Wyandot
as well as the cities of Cleveland, Chardon, Chesterland, Munson, Painesville, Beachwood, Chagrin Falls, Mentor, Mayfield Heights, Medina, Jefferson, Chesterland, Warren, Youngstown, Willoughby, Cincinnati, Ashtabula, Boardman, Struthers, and Poland, Ohio.