Jefferey R. Stiffler

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Mansfield, Ohio

Heck & Stiffler
Jefferey R. Stiffler
Heck & Stiffler

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Civil Litigation view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 2009

Education: Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023
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Heck & Stiffler

1 Marion Avenue
Suite 215
Mansfield, OH 44903 Phone: 419-524-2700 Email: Jefferey R. Stiffler Visit website


Mr. Stiffler focuses his practice primarily on representing those injured by the negligence or intentional acts of others.  For more almost fifteen years, Jeff has dedicated himself to helping injured clients recover for their losses ranging from car accidents, slip/trip and falls, and dog bites to intentional acts, such as assaults, and medical negligence.  Mr. Stiffler also maintains a general civil litigation practice, representing clients in transactional disputes and various other civil matters.  Jeff also helps individuals obtain a fresh start through filing bankruptcy and also handles misdemeanor criminal cases including OVI/DUI matters.  Mr. Stiffler is a member of the Ohio Association of Justice and the Richland County Bar Association.  He is licensed to practice in all State and Federal Courts in Ohio.  

Mr. Stiffler graduated from the Claude W. Pettit College of Law at Ohio Norther University and received his bachelor's degree from Heidelberg University, where he was a four-year varsity letterman in football.  Jeff was named Partner at The Heck Law Offices in 2021. 

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Defense

First Admitted: 2009, Ohio

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Educational Background:
  • Heidelberg University Graduated Cum Laude with B.S. in Communications and minor in History Four-year Varsity Letterman - Football 
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2017
  • Southern District of Ohio, 2023
  • Southern District of Ohio, 2022
  • Southern District of Ohio, 2021
  • Southern District of Ohio, 2020
  • Southern District of Ohio, 2019
  • Southern District of Ohio, 2018
  • Northern District of Ohio, 2023
  • Northern District of Ohio, 2022
  • Northern District of Ohio, 2021
  • Northern District of Ohio, 2020
  • Northern District of Ohio, 2019
  • Northern District of Ohio, 2018
  • Ohio Association of Justice, 2023
  • Ohio Association of Justice, 2022
  • Richland County Bar Association, Vice President , 2023
  • Richland County Bar Association, 2022
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2020
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2019
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2018
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2016
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2015
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2013
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2014
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2012
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2011
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2009
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2010
  • National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40, 2019
  • Ohio Association for Justice, 2019
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, 2018
  • Ohio Association for Justice, 2021
  • Ohio Association for Justice, 2020
  • Ohio Association for Justice, 2018
  • Richland County Bar Association , 2021
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Motorcycle passenger injured by motorcycle passing on private drive - Settled $130,000.00, 2020
  • Contested motorcycle vs. motor vehicle accident.  Plaintiff, driver of motorcycle, was cited by law enforcement for reckless operation.  However, was able to settle with carrier for driver of the motor vehicle for $100,000.00. , 2023
  • Contest liability case involving semi-truck that struck Plaintiff while outside of her disabled vehicle in the middle of the roadway.  Plaintiff was criminally charged for driving under the influence (which led to her vehicle becoming disabled in the roadway; which also allegedly led to fatality of another passenger in her vehicle, who was also struck by the semi-truck).  Plaintiff suffered catastrophic injuries.  Multiple experts retained by all parties to opine as to safe driving practices, visual perception, etc.  Semi-truck carrier settled with Plaintiff for $400,000.00.  , 2024
  • Single-vehicle motor vehicle accident resulting in fatality.  Plaintiff's estate brought Dram Shop claim against bar alleging its employees overserved the driver of the vehicle.  Case settled for $500,000.00 against the bar, in addition to the policy limits of the driver ($100,00.00) - Total gross settlement $600,000.00.  , 2023
  • Contested liability motor vehicle accident, wherein Plaintiff suffered internal injuries - Settled $100,000.00. , 2023
  • Semi-truck vs. Semi-truck motor vehicle accident with minimal injuries.  However, Plaintiff suffered significant lost business income being unable to find replacement semi-truck.  Settled - $175,000.00. , 2023
  • Plaintiff was attending a house party at a friend's apartment which included underage drinking.  Plaintiff was subsequently shot in the eye with a BB gun by another person attending the party.  Case settled with defendant who shot Plaintiff in the eye as well as property owner who permitted party.  Total Settlement - $750,000.00. , 2023
  • Motor vehicle accident resulting in broken arm, requiring surgery - Settled $230,000.00.  , 2022
  • Front seat passenger suffered broken ankle and broken finger in motor vehicle vs. semi accident - Settled for $300,000.00. , 2021
  • Contested trip and fall in Municipality-owned park pavilion - Settled $115,000.00, 2020
  • Contested liability (dispute over green light/red light) - Settlement $90,000.00, 2019
  • Motor Vehicle Accident (car vs. car) - Settlement $250,000.00, 2019
  • Contested Liability slip and fall on utility-owned manhole cover - Settlement $175,000.00, 2021
  • Motor vehicle vs. Pedestrian  Settled with auto carrier - $480,000.00 , 2020
  • Named Partner at The Heck Law Offices, LTD, 2021
  • Firm name changed to Heck & Stiffler, LTD., 2024

Office location for Jefferey R. Stiffler

1 Marion Avenue
Suite 215
Mansfield, OH 44903


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

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