John P. Thomas

Top rated estate & trust litigation attorney in Willoughby Hills, Ohio

Schraff Thomas Law LLC
John P. Thomas
Schraff Thomas Law LLC

Practice Areas: Estate & trust litigation, Estate planning & probate, Elder law; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 2005

Education: Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010

Schraff Thomas Law LLC

2802 SOM Center Road
Suite 200
Willoughby Hills, OH 44094 Visit website

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John P. Thomas is a principal attorney at the Willoughby Hills, Ohio, law firm of Schraff Thomas Law. Serving clients throughout Northeast Ohio, he focuses his practice on estate planning, probate and estate litigation. He is a compassionate advocate for his clients and a meticulous researcher, leaving no stone unturned when handling any case.

A diligent professional, Mr. Thomas understands that estate planning and probate can be complicated and overwhelming for families. He analyzes each case and offers a strategy to fit their needs, helping clients think ahead and protect their assets as they grow older. He has over 15 years of experience assisting families from all walks of life in myriad circumstances.

Mr. Thomas is a graduate of Boston College, earning his bachelor’s degree in political science and economics in 2002. He then received his Juris Doctor from the Cleveland State University – Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2005. 

Licensed to practice the same year in Ohio, Mr. Thomas is authorized to appear before the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit as well as the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.

Mr. Thomas is a member of the following organizations:

  • The Ohio State Bar Association
  • The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • The Lake County Bar Association
  • The Parma Bar Association, Treasurer
  • The Lawyers Guild of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

Additionally, he served as treasurer of The Association of Specialists in Aging and is on the executive committee of the William K. Thomas American Inn of Court. He has also received the Ohio State Bar Foundation’s 2015 Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under in District 18.

Practice areas

Estate & trust litigation, Estate planning & probate, Elder law

Focus areas

Will contests, Estate planning, Guardianships & conservatorships, Probate & estate administration

  • 70% Estate & trust litigation
  • 20% Estate planning & probate
  • 10% Elder law

First Admitted: 2005, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://schraffthomaslaw.com/our-team/johnthomas/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member of the Lawyers Guild of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland
  • Executive Committee of the William K. Thomas American Inns of Court
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District Courts of Ohio
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern District Courts of Ohio
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern Districts of Ohio
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern Districts of Ohio
  • State of Ohio
  • Treasurer of the Parma Bar Association
  • Board Member of the Lake County Council on Aging
  • American Bar Association
  • Parma Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
Honors/Awards:
  • 2010 Rising Star in Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2015 OSBA Foundation Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & Under in District 18
Educational Background:
  • B.A. degree from Boston College in 2002 in Political Science and Economics

Office location for John P. Thomas

2802 SOM Center Road
Suite 200
Willoughby Hills, OH 44094

Phone: 440-569-1505

Selections

1 Year Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2010

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