The Law Firm of Roth, Blair, Roberts, Strasfeld & Lodge

Dan’s father, Benjamin F. Roth, practiced law in Youngstown from 1919 until 1977, and Dan joined his father in practice in 1956. Dan formerly served as Chairman of our firm. A graduate of Miami University (Ohio), Dan received his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting, and subsequently received his Juris …

After graduating from The University of Akron School of Law in 1974, Ted began with his father in the general practice of law. Roberts & Roberts merged with Roth, Stephens & Blair in 1990 to form Roth, Blair, Roberts, Strasfeld & Lodge. Atty. Roberts concentrates now on school law, business …

Stuart A. Strasfeld practices in the areas of general corporate law and commercial real estate law — focusing on mergers and acquisitions, business planning and real estate transactions. He also has extensive experience in construction, law representing contractors, subcontractors and developers. He complements this legal experience with an understanding of …

Thom is a Principal in the firm and specializes in estate planning, probate and trust law. He focuses the majority of his practice on the minimization of income and estate taxes and regularly counsels his clients on wills and trusts, estate, probate and trust administration. Thom has extensive experience in …

David has been with RothBlair since 1988. He brings to the firm valuable knowledge and experience in commercial litigation and appellate law. David has represented individuals and businesses in an assortment of legal disputes including construction issues, uniform commercial code concerns and landlord/tenant disputes. To further apply his legal training …

Christopher joined the firm in 1997 and concentrates his practice in the area of domestic relations, defense of workers’ compensation claims and general civil litigation. He also handles a variety of other legal matters based on his experience practicing law in Pennsylvania since 1992 and Ohio since 1993. He has …

Scott R. DeBonis is a partner with Roth-Blair. He began his legal career with the firm on July 1, 1996.  Scott practices in the firm’s Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section. His areas of expertise include wealth transfer planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, asset protection, wills …

Attorney Bishara joined the firm in 1996 to concentrate his practice in various areas of business law, including real estate law; construction law; mergers and acquisitions; banking law; corporate and partnership law; commercial litigation; and creditors’ rights. Joe received his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law …

Robert J. Herberger is licensed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and concentrates his practice on intellectual property matters, including patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets. Attorney Herberger graduated with honors with a Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering from Youngstown State University in 1982. Prior to attending law …

Attorney Farbman concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial law, general corporate law and commercial real estate law. Prior to joining the firm, she practiced law in the District of Columbia in the area of civil litigation for several years. Liz received her Juris Doctorate Degree, Cum Laude, from …

Christopher graduated from The Ohio State University, Summa Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications in 2006. He earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Cincinnati College Law in 2010 with Dean’s Honors. Prior to working with the firm, Chris served as an Assistant Public …

Lou joined the firm in 2014 to concentrate his practice in the areas of real estate law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, business transactions and commercial litigation. Prior to joining, Lou practiced in firms in Cleveland and Pittsburgh. He is licensed to practice in both Ohio and Pennsylvania. Lou was …

Since joining the firm in 2014, Christine has concentrated her practice in the areas of Litigation, Education and School Law, Employment and Labor Relations, and Workers’ Compensation. Prior to returning to the Mahoning Valley and joining the firm, Christine represented employers, self-insured entities and insurance companies in workers’ compensation matters …

John A. McNally, III handles a broad variety of legal areas, such as Social Security disability and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), wealth transfers (including estates, guardianships and trusts), and personal injury and wrongful death matters (automobile, medical negligence and products liability). Additionally, he handles a large volume of pro bono …

Robert G. Lev concentrates on intellectual property law matters, specializing in patent prosecution and business planning centered on intellectual property law. Robert graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Ohio University in 1972. Afterwards, he worked as an electrical engineer in the electric power industry in a …

Ed Ostrowski provides legal counsel to public boards of education regarding a wide range of employment, student, board, contractual and statutory matters. Ed graduated from The Ohio State University in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in Labor and Human Resources and received a master’s in Labor and Human Resources in …