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David E. Pontius

Managing Partner

Direct: 440.261.9666

Office: 440.998.6835

Fax: 440.992.6336

dpontius@andrewspontius.com

David E. Pontius, managing partner of Andrews & Pontius, LLC, has focused his legal practice to representing those who have suffered injury or death caused by motor vehicle accidents, medical negligence and nursing home abuse; tackling the issues faced by school boards, townships and other governmental entities; and counseling the firm’s business and corporate clients. David returned to Ashtabula in 1981 to practice law and in 1999 joined Mark W. Andrews to form Andrews & Pontius, LLC.

Areas of Practice

  • Negligence Litigation, including personal injury, wrongful death, medical negligence and nursing home abuse.
  • Commercial Litigation
  • School Law (representing four Ashtabula County school districts)
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Township and Municipal  Law

Education & Court Admissions

  • University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 1979
  • The Ohio State University, B.A., Journalism, 1974 (Editor: The Lantern, 1974)
  • Supreme Court of Ohio, 1979
  • Supreme Court of the U.S., 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1980

Associations & Memberships

  • Ohio Association for Justice, Past Member of the Board of Governors
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

Leadership & Honors

  • Ashtabula County Bar Association, President 1992-1993
  • Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Certification of Attorneys as a Specialist, Past Chair
  • Past Member, Community Board of Directors of First Merit Bank, N.A., now Huntington Bank
  • Past Solicitor for the City of Ashtabula and the Villages of Jefferson, Orwell and Rock Creek

On a Personal Note

David resides in Saybrook Township with his wife Lynn and youngest daughter Meadow. David and Lynn also have two adult children, Adam and Caitlyn. David, Lynn and Meadow enjoy watching the Lake Erie sunsets and are avid boaters.

 

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