Thomas A. McCormack

Thomas A. McCormack

  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Ohio
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My goal in family law, divorce, child custody and related matters is to prevent problems and resolve issues in ways that cause the least conflict and cost for my clients.

I welcome people who want to understand and have a voice in their case. Why? Participation is essential to constructively settling issues and moving forward in a positive direction.

After thirty years in practice --more than seven of them as a trial magistrate hearing family law cases-- I offer strong advocacy and thorough knowledge of how the law and the courts work.

In addition, I have an intense commitment to children's issues and a unique grasp of pension matters in divorce.

Initial consultation: no charge. Service area: the counties of Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, Portage, Summit, Ashtabula and Trumbull.

Practice Areas
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Dissolution
  • Parenting (Visitation)
  • Pre-nuptial Agreements
  • Property & Pension Division
  • Spousal Support
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
Trial Magistrate
Medina County Domestic Relations Court
Presided over more than 2000 domestic relations cases, successfully bringing to resolution issues of property division, spousal and child support, parenting rights and responsibilities.
McCormack & Wolgamuth
Ran a general practice with specialties in employee benefits/pensions, labor, employment, law. Through relationships with a number of unions, represented many union members in domestic relations cases. Acted as general counsel to large, collectively bargained pension and welfare funds with assets in excess of $500,000,000. Through that experience, I gained sophisticated knowledge of the division of pension benefits between spouses.
Partner, Associate
Chattman, Garfield Friedlander & Paul
General practice of law. Developed firm expertise in the area of ERISA law (employee benefits and pensions).
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Honors: Law Review
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Professional Associations
Supreme Court of Ohio
Guardian Ad Litem training
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Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Member; Family Law Section
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Ohio State Bar Association
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Judicial College, Ohio Supreme Court
'Right the First time: writing pension benefits into domestic relations decisions'
Activities: CLE presentation
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Medina County Domestic Relations Court
Presenter: domestic relations issues for attorneys
Activities: CLE presentations
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Cleveland State University
Seminar: 'Discrimination and Employee Benefits'
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Contact & Map
Thomas A. McCormack, Family Law
The Superior Building, Suite 1915
815 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114
Telephone: (216) 664 Ext. 0792
Fax: (216) 241 Ext. 5620
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