Meet Tom

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Tom Somos

Tom cares about protecting injured victims and their families and ensuring that they receive just and fair compensation for their losses. He is also committed to servicing their businesses and any issues that may arise including litigation, employment issues, and real estate issues.

Tom’s Mission

Tom believes that it is important to keep his clients tom somoswell informed during every stage of their case. Additionally, Tom strives to help his clients understand the intricacies of the legal process. He believes that frequent communication is the key to ensuring the finest legal representation.

He has over ten years of litigation experience. During his tenure, Tom was named as an Ohio “Rising Star” by a national legal publication in the year 2006. He has tried numerous cases throughout the state of Ohio and is admitted to practice in all Ohio State Courts and the Southern District of Ohio.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury-Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Law
  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Commercial Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Litigation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Consumer Law
  • Traffic/Criminal Misdemeanors

Achievments & Awards

  • Bar Admissions: Ohio, 1999, U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • Education:
    • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio J.D. Honors: Law School Scholarship 1994 – 1997
    • University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada B.A., Graduated with honors. Major: Criminal Justice, Major: Writing
  • Honors and Awards:
  • Professional Associations and Memberships:
    • Ohio Association for Justice, 1999 – Present Member
    • Columbus Bar Association, 1999 – Present Member
    • Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association, 1999 – Present Member
    • Ohio State Bar Association, 1999 – Present Member
    • Trial Lawyers of America, 1999 – Present Member
  • Past Employment Positions:
    • Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter, & Washburn, LLP, Partner, 2006 – 2010
    • Robert D. Erney & Associates, Attorney, 1999 – 2006
    • Clark, Perdue, Arnold & Scott, Law Clerk, 1997 – 1999
  • Pro Bono Activities:
    • Greek Festival – The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
    • Greek Olympic Society
    • St. George on the Commons
  • Languages: English & Greek

Tom also enjoys spending time reading, playing tennis and soccer and spending quality time with his family. He assists with his boys’ sports teams, and school competitions.

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