2300 E. Market Street
Akron, OH  44312
phone: 330.784.8580  fax: 330.784.8434

Dennis Bartek Bio

Dennis J. Bartek is the founder of the Bartek Law Office, which handles cases in wrongful death, personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, business litigation, insurance coverage, litigation, criminal law and mediation in state, federal and appellate courts. Mr. Bartek has spoken at numerous seminars and short courses, professional leadership seminars, workshops and conferences on all aspects of trial practice and professionalism. Dennis was born and raised in Akron, Ohio and has served as an attorney to the community for the past 41 years. He earned his law degree from the University of Akron in 1971 after receiving his B.A. in Political Science from the same institution in 1968. He was admitted to practice law in Ohio in 1971. He has also been admitted to the practice in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Prior to establishing his own firm, Dennis served the community as an Assistant Prosecutor for Summit County. Additionally, he served as Acting Judge for Cuyahoga Falls Municipal Court by Periodic Assignment for 14 years. He is a past president of the Akron Bar Association; a past member of Ohio State Bar Association’s Council of Delegates; and a member of the Ohio Justice Association; American Justice Association; the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, the Federal ADR Panel for the Northern District of Ohio, and the Scanlon-Bell Inn of Court (Master of the Bench), of which he is currently the President.

Dennis, an AV rated attorney, is a graduate of the Justice Institute. He has been a recipient of both the University of Akron School of Law Outstanding Alumni Award and Akron Bar Association Professionalism Award. He has been selected as a Leading Lawyer by Inside Business Magazine and one of Ohio’s “Super Lawyers” by Law & Politics Magazine on numerous occasions.

Dennis lives in Akron with his wife JoAnn. They are the proud parents of Wendy Bartek Nelson (husband, Trevor, Sr.) and grandparents of Trevor, Jr. and Maxwell Nelson.

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury
Auto Accident
Medical Malpractice
Wrongful Death
Insurance Coverage
Legal Malpractice
Business Litigation
Products Liability
Criminal Law

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Bartek Law Office 2300 E. Market Street Akron, OH 44312

Regardless of the type of case we counsel our clients openly and honestly as to the clients’ best interest.  We believe we put our heart and soul into every case large and small because we realize every case is important to the client.

Our firm is an AV Rated firm and our lawyers have each received honors and recognition.  Please see the individual biographies for more details as to some of these honors.

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