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Call in Michigan 517 - 599 - 1416
A stained glass window of ‘Lady Justice’, similar to one in the Old Cuyahoga County Courthouse, where Jim Frequently practices.
Jim Lentz volunteers with the following groups:
North Olmsted Bicentennial Commission
North Olmsted High School (Voice of the Eagle Marching Band for 10 Years)
Past President of North Olmsted Community Council
North Olmsted Historical Society / Frostville Museum General Counsel
The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Past President Canterbury Woods Homeowners Association
Jim studied law at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Jim graduated from Case in 2000 and passed the Ohio Bar Examination in May 2001. Jim was privileged to earn a license to practice law in Michigan by admission in November 2008,
Jim is authorized to practice law in any state court in Ohio or Michigan. In addition, he is licensed to practice before the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, The US District Court for the Western District of Michigan and the US Bankruptcy Courts in those Michigan and Ohio Districts.
Jim has practiced before the Court of Common Pleas in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Erie, Summit, Lake, Geauga, Franklin, Ottawa, Ashland and Montgomery Counties in Ohio, in addition to a number of municipal courts. In Michigan Jim has experience practicing before the courts of Ingham and Livingston Counties.
Jim is also experienced in Appellate Practice, appearing before the Eighth District and the Second District of the Ohio Court of Appeals.
Jim was born and raised in the Chicago Suburbs. He granduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Business Administration. His Master of Arts in Communications is from Michigan State University.
Jim is married, with wife Cindy originally from Lansing, Michigan. Jim and Cindy have three children: Denise Lentz.Hartup, DO, J. Forrest Lentz, DMA Candidate, University of Illinois at Urbana, and Kathryn Lentz, Ashland University Class of 2020.