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
Member
State Bar of Ohio # 0007762
Current
Member
National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
- Current
Fellow
American College of Trial Lawyers
- Current
Fellow
International Society Of Barristers
- Current
Member
Ohio State Bar Foundation
- Current
Fellow
Columbus Bar Foundation
- Current
Member
Central Ohio Association For Justice
- Current
Member
Ohio State Bar Association
- Current
Member
Columbus Bar Association
- Current
Member
American Bar Association
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Member, Council of Delegates
Ohio State Bar Association
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President, Ohio Chapter
American Board of Trial Advocates
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President
Columbus Bar Association
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Member
Rules Advisory Committee, Ohio Supreme Court
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Examiner
Board of Bar Examiners, Ohio Supreme Court
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President
American Inns of Court, Judge Robert M. Duncan Chapter
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State Delegate, Ohio
American Association for Justice
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President
Ohio Association for Justice
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President
Central Ohio Association for Justice
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Member, Special Committee on Economic Crime
American Bar Association
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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