Brian Lee Bly

Brian Lee Bly

Practice areas:

Family, Construction and development, Litigation, Real estate

About me

BRIAN L. BLY is a graduate of Riverside High School in Painesville. He received his B.A. Degree from Cleveland State University in 2003 and his J.D. Degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2007. Mr. Bly joined Petersen & Ibold in 2011. Brian is a member of the Lake County and Geauga County Bar Association (chariman of the family law committee). He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Brian practices mainly in the area of family law including divorce, dissolution, and child-related issues. He also handles real estate, debt collection, and construction law. Brian is married with two children. At church, he teaches Sunday school and plays guitar. He also enjoys hockey and softball.

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Hourly ($225/hour)

Contact info

401 South Street
Chardon, OH, 44024

Legal cases

  • School District Residency Dispute

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    Aug 17, 2012
    The Ohio Superintendent of Publc Instruction ruled that the student was entitled to free public education in the district
    A local public school district claimed that a student was not entitled to a free public education in the district, because the school claimed that the family resided elsewhere. The district sent the family a bill for approximately $11,000. I represented the family first at a hearing before the local school district, then in an administrative case before the Ohio Superintendent of Public Instruction. We prevailed and the student was allowed to continue to attend her school free of charge.
State Status Acquired Updated
OH Active 2008 12/01/2016
Award name Grantor Date granted
Rising Star Ohio Super Lawyers 2013
Rising Star Ohio Super Lawyers 2012
Work experience
Title Company name Duration
Attorney Petersen & Ibold 2011 – Present
Attorney Carlisle, McNellie, Rini, Kramer & Ulrich Co., LPA 2008 – 2010
Association name Position name Duration
Lake County Bar Association N/A 2008 – Present
Geauga County Bar Association N/A 2008 – Present
School name Major Degree Graduated
Cleveland State University N/A law N/A

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