Dennis J. Ibold

Top rated family law attorney in Chardon, Ohio

Ibold & O'Brien
Dennis J. Ibold
Ibold & O'Brien

Practice Areas: Family law, Business & corporate, Real estate; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 1973

Education: Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Ibold & O'Brien

401 South Street
Chardon, OH 44024 Visit website


As one of the founders of  Ibold & O'Brien, Dennis J. Ibold is committed to providing comprehensive representation for people in Northeast Ohio. He has been licensed to practice for more than 40 years and handles cases including personal injury, family law, real estate, and business law and litigation matters.

Mr. Ibold earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marquette University. He then went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law / Cleveland State University.

Mr. Ibold has built a career on providing for clients’ needs through honest discussions, steadfast advocacy and a results-oriented approach to each case. Though the details of each matter may vary, the goal of every issue remains the same: to serve the client’s best interests. Mr. Ibold has done this time and again, whether representing a parent in a divorce case or negotiating a real estate transaction for a startup business.

Mr. Ibold is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Geauga County Bar Association and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. In engaging with peers and participating in these organizations’ events, he learns new tactics and has access to tools that improve his service to clients.

For his many accomplishments, Mr. Ibold has earned the rating of Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* from Martindale-Hubbell; he has been listed in Strathmore’s Who’s Who; and the American Society of Legal Advocates named him to its Top 100 Lawyers list concerning family law attorneys in Ohio.


*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.


Practice areas

Family law, Business/corporate, Real estate: business

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Father's rights, Business formation and planning, Business organizations

  • 80% Family law
  • 10% Business/corporate
  • 10% Real estate: business

First Admitted: 1973, Ohio

Professional Webpage:

  • Ohio Super Lawyer, Law & Politics and the publishers of Northern Ohio Live, 2006-2018
  • Professional of the Year in Matrimonial Law, 2013
  • Super Lawyer, 2006-2018
  • One of the Top 100 Family Law Lawyers in the State of Ohio, American Society Of Legal Advocates, 2013
  • The American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Top 100 family law attorneys in Ohio
  • BV Distinguished Rating, Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Geauga County Bar association
  • Ohio, 1973
  • Member, The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Member, Ohio State Bar association
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1975
Educational Background:
  • Marquette University, B.A., 1970

Office location for Dennis J. Ibold

401 South Street
Chardon, OH 44024

Phone: 440-285-3511


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

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