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Richard C. Lombardi — Ravenna, Ohio, Attorney Serving Portage County And Central Ohio.

For more than 40 years, individuals and families in Portage County and neighboring counties in Central Ohio have trusted attorney Richard C. Lombardi with their legal needs. Offering a full range of services, he has earned a reputation for offering compassionate and personalized client service that only a solo law firm can provide.

A Reputation For Honesty And Integrity.

Attorney Lombardi places the highest priority on clear and honest communication between himself and clients. He is recognized among thousands of satisfied clients for making himself available through the case, answering calls and returning message promptly. 

If you are looking for a lawyer who focuses on efficient, cost-effective resolutions, turn to attorney Richard Lombardi. His experience includes:

  • Criminal defense: Including drunk driving, drug offenses, theft and property crimes, assault charges, domestic violence and other criminal defense needs.
  • Ohio family law: Including contested divorce litigation and uncontested mediated settlements, paternity and custody matters and post-judgment modifications.
  • Debt relief through the bankruptcy courts: Including Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy for relief from commercial debt
  • Civil trial work: Including personal injury litigation, contract litigation and general civil lawsuits.


  • The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1970
  • University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1968
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: History

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Legal Services Program, 1995 to 2016

Past Positions

  • Loomis, Poland , Wilson, & Griffith Law Firm, Partner, 1972 to 1986
  • Judge Paul C. Weick Federal Appellate Court, Law Clerk, 1970 to 1972


  • Phi Kappa Tau
  • Omicron Delta Kappa

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member, 1971 to Present
  • Portage County Bar Association, Former President, 1972 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Sole Practitioner

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1971
  • U.S. District Court, 1971


  • Community Legal Aid's Volunteer of the year for 2012

Representative Cases

  • Harry Ritenour v. Harold Day, 96 CV 2691, 1998, U.S. District Court

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240 S. Chestnut St. Suite B. Ravenna, OH 44266

(330) 296-5252

Monday-Friday: 9AM-4PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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