Frank also achieved the #1 ranking in Ohio from Super Lawyers for 2017, 2019, and 2020 – unprecedented for such rankings.
For more than four decades, Mr. Ray performed as an accomplished civil trial lawyer who concentrated on helping individuals and businesses recover their losses. In 2014, Frank transitioned from the trial practice to full-time service as a mediator of complex civil disputes.
During his former career as a litigator, Mr. Ray applied his trial experience to help his clients achieve justice. He served as lead counsel in state and federal courts in 129 civil trials and in more than 70 state and federal civil appeals. Drawing on his experience from a broad spectrum of civil litigation, Frank offers guidance as a mediator to help people, businesses, government, and insurers achieve justice by avoiding the risks and uncertainties of a trial.
Three tenets define his practice as a mediator:
As a solo practitioner, Frank Ray offers directly accessible personal service. People, businesses, insurers, and government and their lawyers seeking mediation services deal directly with their mediator, Frank Ray.
To prepare for mediation sessions, Frank seeks to understand all relevant facts and issues to your case. Mr. Ray wants to study and comprehend what happened to cause the dispute. Drawing on his extensive experience in the trial of cases before juries and judges as a resource, as a neutral Frank will guide adversaries to resolution through mediation.
Once you have engaged Frank as your mediator, he commits to regular contact with counsel to prepare for the mediation conference. Frank thoroughly examines submitted materials on the case in order to understand issues and apply that understanding to the mediation process. Just as he prepared for his trials, Frank Ray applies the same work ethic to preparation for his mediations.
Frank conducts his in-person mediation conferences only at venues in central Ohio. He is also equipped, experienced, and adept at hosting virtual mediation conferences using the Zoom platform.
When you need a respected professional to serve as a private mediator for a complex civil dispute, reach out to Frank Ray of Frank A. Ray Co., L.P.A. at 614-223-2121 or contact us online.