Frank A. Ray

Frank A. Ray

Mediator of Civil Disputes
  • Entertainment & Sports, Arbitration & Mediation
  • Ohio
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Summary

After more than 40 years as an accomplished trial lawyer, Frank Ray has transitioned his law practice to service as a mediator for a broad spectrum of civil cases. Drawing on his experience in 129 civil jury trials, he serves as a neutral to assist civil adversaries achieve out-of-court settlement.

Practice Areas
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Area
  • Expert Witness for Legal Malpractice
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Mr. Ray invoices at the rate of $350 per hour as a mediator, arbitrator, and expert witness.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
1st Circuit
6th Circuit
U. S. Dist. Court, Ea. Dist. Michigan
U. S. Dist. Court, No. Dist. Ohio
U. S. Dist. Court, So. Dist. Ohio
U. S. Tax Court
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner/President
Frank A. Ray Co., L.P.A.
- Current
Partner
Chester, Willcox & Saxbe, L.L.P.
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Owner/President
Frank A. Ray Co., L.P.A.
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Associate Attorney
Michael F. Colley & Associates
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Chief Civil Counsel
Prosecuting Attorney, Franklin County, Ohio
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Associate Attorney
Brownfield, Kosydar, Bowen, Bally & Sturtz
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Chief Civil Counsel
Prosecuting Attorney, Franklin County, Ohio
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Director, Economic Crime Project (Dept. of Justice program)
National District Attorneys Association
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Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Prosecuting Attorney, Franklin County, Ohio
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Associate Attorney
Brownfield, Kosydar, Bowen, Bally & Sturtz
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Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Prosecuting Attorney, Franklin County, Ohio
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Education
Ohio State University - Columbus
J.D. / Law (1973)
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Honors: Best Brief, Midwest Region, National Moot Court Competition, 1973; Topper Award, Outstanding Advocate, Moot Court Program, 1973
Activities: National Moot Court Team
Ohio State University - Columbus
B.A. / English (1970)
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Activities: Sigma Chi Fraternity, Alpha Gamma Chapter; Ohio Staters, Inc.
Awards
Michael F. Colley Award for Service to the Trial Bar
American Board of Trial Advocates, Ohio Chapter
Distinguished Life Fellow
Ohio State Bar Foundation
Bar Service Medal
Columbus Bar Association
Professionalism Award
American Board of Trial Advocates, Ohio Chapter
Friend of Legal Education Award
Ohio State Bar Association
Worthy Adversary Award (1st recipient)
Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
Professionalism Award
Columbus Bar Association
Award of Distinctive Service
National District Attorneys Association
Ten Outstanding Young Citizens of Columbus
Columbus JayCees
Professional Associations
State Bar of Ohio # 0007762
Member
Current
National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
Member
- Current
American College of Trial Lawyers
Fellow
- Current
International Society Of Barristers
Fellow
- Current
Ohio State Bar Foundation
Member
- Current
Columbus Bar Foundation
Fellow
- Current
Central Ohio Association For Justice
Member
- Current
Ohio State Bar Association
Member
- Current
Columbus Bar Association
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
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Ohio State Bar Association
Member, Council of Delegates
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American Board of Trial Advocates
President, Ohio Chapter
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Columbus Bar Association
President
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Rules Advisory Committee, Ohio Supreme Court
Member
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Board of Bar Examiners, Ohio Supreme Court
Examiner
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American Inns of Court, Judge Robert M. Duncan Chapter
President
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American Association for Justice
State Delegate, Ohio
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Ohio Association for Justice
President
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Central Ohio Association for Justice
President
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American Bar Association
Member, Special Committee on Economic Crime
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Board of Editors, Manual on Complex Litigation, 4th Ed.
Federal Judicial Center, Washington, D. C.
Certifications
Certified, Civil Trial Advocate
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Websites & Blogs
Website
Frank A. Ray Co., L.P.A.
Social Media
Contact & Map
89 E. Nationwide Blvd., Ste. 200
Columbus, OH, USA
Telephone: (614) 223-2121
Cell: (614) 302-3066
Fax: (614) 223-9100