Janelle M. MatuszakPartner

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JANELLE M. MATUSZAK has practiced law with the firm since 2005. Ms. Matuszak concentrates her practice in representing employers in the workers’ compensation area, regularly appearing be-fore the Industrial Commission of Ohio. Ms. Matuszak also practices Collection Law and General Civil Litigation. Ms. Matuszak has experi-ence in many areas of the law including Personal Injury, Family Law, Employment, Contract, Business, Criminal, Juvenile and Estate and Probate Law. Ms. Matuszak has represented individuals and business-es in trial and appellate courts throughout Ohio. Ms. Matuszak is a member of the Grievance Committee of the Toledo Bar Association.

Ms. Matuszak earned her Bachelor of Education Degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Toledo in 1999 with a major in Public Affairs and Paralegal Administration. She earned her Juris Doctor de-gree, cum laude, from the University of Toledo in 2002, graduating second in her class.

Ms. Matuszak is married with three children and two step-children. Ms. Matuszak enjoys physical fitness, spending time with her family, and traveling. Ms. Matuszak also devotes a portion of her personal time to fundraising efforts for the March of Dimes.

Noteworthy Cases:

  • State ex rel. Kroger v. Johnson, 128 Ohio St.3d 243, 2011-Ohio-530
  • State ex rel. Heller v. Indus. Comm., 10th Dist. No. 11AP-1058
  • State ex rel. Dana Driveshaft Mfg., L.L.C. v. Ford, 10th Dist. No. 12AP-941, 2013-Ohio-4053

Professional Memberships:

  • Toledo Bar Association (grievance investigator)
  • Toledo Women’s Bar Association
  • Northwestern Ohio Self-Insurers Association
  • Ohio Rising Star 2014 and 2015, Ohio Super Lawyers   suoper


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