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Dennis J. Ibold

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Chardon, OH

Ibold & O'Brien
401 South Street
Chardon, OH 44024
Phone: 440-285-3511
Fax: 440-285-3363
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Ohio Since: 1973
Practice Areas: Family Law (80%), Business/Corporate (10%), Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

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
  • 80%Family Law
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%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


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Dennis J. Ibold

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
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Office Location for Dennis J. Ibold

401 South Street
Chardon, OH 44024

Phone: 440-285-3511

Fax: 440-285-3363

Last Updated: 7/27/2021

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