In 2017 and again in 2019, Super Lawyers ranked Frank A. Ray as the #1 lawyer in Ohio.
For more than four decades, Mr. Ray performed as an accomplished civilÂ trialÂ lawyer who concentrated on helping individuals and businesses recover their losses.Â In 2014, Frank transitioned from the trial practice to full-time service as a mediator of civil disputes.
During his former career as a litigator, Mr. Ray applied his trial experienceÂ to help hisÂ clients achieve justice. He served as lead counsel in state and federal courts inÂ 129 civilÂ trials andÂ in more than 70 state and federal civil appeals.Â Drawing on hisÂ experienceÂ fromÂ aÂ broad spectrum of civil litigation, Frank offers guidance as a mediator to help people, businesses, government, and insurersÂ achieve justice by avoiding the risks and uncertainties of a trial.
Three tenets defineÂ his practice as a mediator:
As a solo practitioner, Frank Ray offers directly accessible personal service. People, businesses, insurers, and government and their lawyersÂ seeking mediation servicesÂ deal directly with their mediator, Frank Ray.
To prepare for mediation sessions, Frank seeks to understand all relevant facts and issuesÂ to your case. Mr. Ray wants toÂ study andÂ comprehend what happened to cause the dispute.Â DrawingÂ onÂ his extensiveÂ experience in the trial of cases before juries and judges as a resource, as a neutralÂ Frank will guideÂ adversaries to resolution through mediation.
Once you have engaged Frank as your mediator,Â he commits to regular contact with counsel to prepare for the mediation conference.Â Frank thoroughly examines submitted materials on the case in order to understand issues and apply that understanding to the mediation process.Â Just as he prepared for his trials, Frank Ray applies the same work ethic to preparation for his mediations.
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.