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Joshua Bedtelyon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Columbus, OH

Soroka & Associates, LLC
503 South Front Street, Suite 205
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-358-6525
Fax: 614-448-4487
Selected to Rising Stars: 2022
Licensed in Ohio Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Joshua Bedtelyon is a partner with Soroka & Associates, LLC, in Columbus, Ohio. A top-ranked and highly versatile trial lawyer with more than 10 years of total legal experience, Mr. Bedtelyon provides exceptional counsel and support to clients across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Domestic relations and divorce
  • Civil litigation
  • Criminal defense
  • Personal injury
  • Traffic tickets and violations

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Bedtelyon has achieved remarkable success helping individuals and families through some of the most difficult and uncertain times in their lives with the utmost compassion and integrity. He has proven himself an indispensable member of the firm's team, and he has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

Among his most notable accolades, Mr. Bedtelyon received a Top 40 Under 40 ranking from The National Trial Lawyers along with designation as among the Nation's Top One Percent from the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. In addition, he is a proud member of The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, which is the highest honor a civilian can receive in Kentucky. Moreover, Mr. Bedtelyon has received a Best Attorney of America designation from Rue Ratings, and he has received a 10 out of 10 client rating on Avvo.

A 2008 graduate of the University of Illinois, Mr. Bedtelyon obtained his Juris Doctor in 2011 from Capital University Law School in Columbus. While there, he was an active participant in the school's Capital Law Mediation Clinic, the Capital Law School Legal Clinic and the Capital Law School’s Foreclosure Mediation Project. 

Mr. Bedtelyon is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. He is also an active member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Family Law
  • 20%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Traffic Violations, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022

About Joshua Bedtelyon

First Admitted: 2011, Ohio

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Youth Aids
  • Cline Symposium on Public Affairs
  • Habitat for Humanity


  • Member, The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, the highest honor bestowed upon a civilian by the Kentucky General Assembly, 2012
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40

Educational Background

  • University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, B.A., Honors: Member, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Major: Political Science, Minor: Sociology - 2008

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ohio, 2011
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2012


  • Not Guilty Rape and Kidnapping after Jury Trial, 2018
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Office Location for Joshua Bedtelyon

503 South Front Street
Suite 205
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-358-6525

Fax: 614-448-4487

Last Updated: 5/17/2022

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