Edgar Boles

Edgar Boles

Of Counsel
Location:
Cleveland, Ohio
Phone:
440-544-1131
800-233-4079
Fax:
440-446-1240
Email:

Edgar Boles is an accomplished attorney with 42 years of experience in public law and private practice, primarily in the areas of civil litigation and dispute resolution, representing small and medium sized business entities and individuals. Immediately after graduating from Case Western Reserve University's School of Law, Edgar Boles served as a Law Clerk to Judge John V. Corrigan and Judge Thomas J. Parrino on the Eighth Appellate District Court of Appeals of Ohio for Cuyahoga County. Thereafter, he served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Civil Division of the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office. Since 1976, Mr. Boles has worked in private practice with law firms in Greater Cleveland before joining Dinn, Hochman & Potter in July 2015. Mr. Boles is experienced in commercial disputes, business torts, shareholder claims and business dissolutions, personal injury claims, employment disputes representing both employers and employees, commercial, business and individual tort claims, and construction, real estate and real property claims and disputes including arbitration. Edgar Boles has experience representing individuals in Estate, Probate and Trust disputes and Domestic Relations matters including divorce, dissolution of marriage and post-decree proceedings. Mr. Boles also has experience in FINRA proceedings representing securities investment claimants and securities industry employment claimants.

Civic and Professional Leadership

Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Volunteer Instructor, Trial Advocacy Program, 1997 - 2013
Windsor Hospital Behavioral Health Network, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Advisory Board, 1995 - 1996
Windsor Hospital Behavioral Health Network, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Trustee, 1997 - 1999
University School, Hunting Valley, Ohio, Alumni Council, 1980 - 1986
University School, Hunting Valley, Ohio, Annual Fund Class Chairman, 1995 - Present
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Church School Instructor, 1980 - 1985
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Assistant Advisor to Acolytes, 1977 - 1995
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Chalice Minister, 1996 - Present
Case Western Reserve University, School of Law, Board of Governors, 1982 - 1984
Case Western Reserve University, School of Law, Chairman, Law Alumni Association, Annual Fund Telethon,  1979 - 1981 
Ohio Wesleyan University, Associates Committee, Board of Trustees, 1997 - 2000

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Claims and Disputes
  • Business Tort Claims
  • Commercial Tort Claims
  • Minority Shareholder Claims
  • Minority Unit Owner Claims
  • Partnership Claims and Dissolution
  • Limited Liability Company Unit Owner Claims and Dissolution
  • Employee Employment Claims Including Arbitration
  • Employer Employment Defense
  • Construction Disputes Including Arbitration
  • Real Estate and Real Property Claims and Defense
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Estate Claims and Defense
  • Will Contest Claims and Defense
  • Trust and Trustee Claims and Defense
  • Domestic Relations
  • Divorce and Post-Decree Proceedings
  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • FINRA Proceedings for Investor Claimants
  • FINRA Proceeding for Industry and Employment Claims

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1973
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2005
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1997

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1973
    • Law Review: CWRU Law Review, Editor, 1972 - 1973
    • Law Review: Case Note, 23 CaseWes.Res.L.Rev. 418 (1972), General Investment Corp. v. Angelini
  • Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1969
    • Major: Politics and Government

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Geauga County Bar Association

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon