Ronald R. Petroffwas born in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated high school from the University School in Hunting Valley, Ohio. He attended Vanderbilt University as an undergraduate where he earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science and American History. He graduated cum laude and was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. Mr. Petroff then attended The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law where he earned a certificate in Alternate Dispute Resolution and was a member of the National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team. Mr. Petroff also was a member of the National Trial Competition Team.More Less
Prior to law school, Mr. Petroff worked for the law firm of Thompson Hine as a litigation assistant. It was through this experience where he developed a passion for law. During law school, Mr. Petroff was a summer associate in the Columbus office of the law firm Buckley King. He also clerked for the Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley in Federal Court for the Northern District of Ohio, EasternDivision.
Mr. Petroff is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association, and the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Petroff is also a member of the Anti-Defamation League and the Columbus Jewish Federation. Mr. Petroff limits his practice to Family Law, Real Estate, and Criminal Defense.
Mr. Petroff is admitted to practice in front of all state courts and agencies in the State of Ohio as well as before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
Mr. Petroff is fluent in Russian. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on all of Cleveland's professional sports teams as well as his beloved Ohio State Buckeyes. Mr. Petroff also enjoys spending time with Natasha and their English Bulldog, Cammy.