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Joseph P. McCafferty

Joseph P. McCafferty

Managing Partner
Westlake, Ohio

The law firm of Joseph P. McCafferty Co., LPA represents both individual and business organization clients in a variety of subject areas. The law firm represents both large and small businesses. We are prepared to walk a business through the intricacies of incorporation and shareholder agreements to ensure a smooth transition of ownership. We also represent our business clients in all manner of litigation ranging from collection of overdue accounts to the defense of multimillion dollar lawsuits.

The law firm places a special emphasis on its representation of individual needs in the areas of labor and employment law (particularly sexual harassment and Title VII discrimination), family law (divorce and dissolution), estate planning, estate administration and family trusts, consumer law, personal injury and landlord and tenant law.

The firm's principal was born in Cleveland, Ohio (1/15/61) and was admitted to the bar for the State of Ohio in 1986. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Northern District of California, and the United States Courts of Appeal for the Third, Sixth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits. Mr. McCafferty is a graduate of Kent State University (B.B.A., 1983), and the University of Akron (M.B.A., 1988 and J.D., 1986). He completed a judicial clerkship for The Honorable Daniel B. Quillin from 1986-88 at the Ninth District Court of Appeals for the State of Ohio. In addition, Mr. McCafferty is a member of the Cleveland, Ohio, and American Bar Associations.

Areas of Practice

  • Agriculture Law
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce
  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Trusts
  • Wills

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1990


  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1986
  • University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
    • M.B.A. - 1988
  • Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
    • B.B.A. - 1983

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cleveland Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member, 1986 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1986 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Daniel B. Quillin, Ninth District Court of Appeals, State of Ohio, Judicial Clerk, 1986 - 1988


  • Phi Alpha Delta

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Joseph P. McCafferty, LLC
Attorney and Counselor at Law

2001 Crocker Road, Suite 130
Westlake, OH 44145
Toll Free: 866-603-6650
Fax: 440-250-1818
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