James W. Reardon

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Mentor, Ohio

Carrabine & Reardon Co., LPA
James W. Reardon
Carrabine & Reardon Co., LPA

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, Family law, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 1992

Education: Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023

Carrabine & Reardon Co., LPA

7445 Center Street
Mentor, OH 44060 Visit website


In November 2006, James W. Reardon co-founded Mentor, Ohio-based Carrabine & Reardon, Co., LPA. Since that time, he has provided representation to clients in the Cleveland metropolitan area and throughout the northeast part of the state, focusing his practice on three primary areas.

Mr. Reardon assists clients in family law matters, including divorce, parenting rights, complex property division, and child and spousal support. His criminal defense practice involves the representation of people who have been charged with state or federal offenses, including driving under the influence, assault, domestic violence, drug possession and distribution, and murder and manslaughter. Finally, Mr. Reardon handles personal injury litigation on behalf of clients who have been injured as a result of another party's negligence in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and defective products.

A native of Ohio, Mr. Reardon attended Miami University and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1989. Remaining in the state, he enrolled at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1992. Admitted to practice before all Ohio courts since that year, Mr. Reardon is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

A former president and current member of the Geauga County Bar Association, Mr. Reardon stays abreast of current developments in his practice areas through his active participation in several other professional organizations. His memberships include the Ohio State Bar Association, the Ohio Association for Justice, and the Lake County, Ohio - Bar Association. Highly regarded by his colleagues, Mr. Reardon has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

*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

Criminal defense, Family law, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Arrest & arraignment, Assault & battery, Criminal law, Drug & alcohol violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Sex offenses, Theft, Traffic violations, Criminal domestic violence, Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Name change, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Same sex family law, Father's rights, Animal bites, Assault, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 60% Criminal defense
  • 30% Family law
  • 10% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1992, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.jcjrlaw.com/attorney/james-w-reardon/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Lake County Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1995
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio, 1992
  • Geauga County Bar Association, President, 2004
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Member
Educational Background:
  • Miami (OH) University, AB in Political Science, 1989

Office location for James W. Reardon

7445 Center Street
Mentor, OH 44060

Phone: 440-974-9911


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023

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