Justin was a Frantz Ward Summer Associate in 2016 before becoming an Associate with the firm. He received his law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he graduated magna cum laude. Justin was a legal writing tutor, recipient of the Law Justice Scholarship, and the Editor-in-Chief of the Cleveland State Law Review.
Justin has significant experience in litigation from pre-suit negotiations through the appellate process. Further, Justin assists education clients, both institutional and individual, with various issues as they arrise.
Additionally, Justin served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Judge John Russo, Administrative Judge to the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas.
Prior to law school, Justin taught secondary English in rural Alabama through Teach for America. In Alabama, Justin served as a kicking coach for his school's football team, chaired the school's chapter of the National Honor Society, initiated the District's AP program, and co-founded Higher Academics Summer School, an intensive summer boarding school for college-bound students. After his time in Alabama, he worked as a Dean of Students in a Breakthrough Charter School in Cleveland.