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James P. Cullen

James P. Cullen

Sole Practitioner
Cleveland, Ohio

Attorney James P. Cullen has been practicing law for over 27 years in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, Ohio.  He specializes in estate administration, business and real estate matters and personal injury law.

A graduate of Georgetown University, B.S.F.S. (1980) and Cleveland Marshall Law School, J.D. (1985), he is admitted to the local federal court in Cleveland, Ohio, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Cullen’s legal practice has spanned a wide variety of areas and he has touched on almost all phases of practice.  His general knowledge gives him a unique opportunity to analyze a client’s legal problem from different legal perspectives.

Areas of Practice

  • 45% Probate / Estate Administration
  • 25% Business
  • 20% Personal Injury
  • 10% Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1992


  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1985
    • Law Review: Cleveland State Law Review, Member, 1984 - 1985
  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1980
    • Major: International Politics

Representative Clients

  • Ohio City Pasta
  • Yard Smart, Inc.
  • North American Marine, Inc.
  • Jane Miller, LISW, CDVC
  • DRV, Inc.
  • Healing Companions, Inc.
  • Bushland Adventures, Inc.


  • Rick Steinkamp
  • Gary Thomas
  • Matt Pompeii
  • Bruce and Colleen Stone
  • Tom Harrison
  • Jane Miller
  • Jared Aquilla
  • James Saari
  • Robert DeSapri
  • Jerome Palumbo
  • Taub Kornblut
  • Otis Stanford
  • Angela Biddlecombe

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member, 1985 - 2012
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member, 1985 - 2012
  • International Referral Network of Westlake - http://www.irnwestlake.com/
  • Ohio Association for Justice
Personal Injury Real Estate Business Law Probate & Estate


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