William Joseph Balena

Practice areas:
Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Chapter 13 bankruptcy, Consumer protection, Speeding and traffic ticket, DUI and DWI


Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
Balena Law Firm, LLC

30400 Detroit Road
Suite 106
Westlake, OH, 44145

Office (888) 633-5426
Mobile (440) 759-0368
Fax (866) 936-6113

OH Active 1978 05/15/2016

Past President Award Lorain County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn 1992

Work experience
Attorney Balena law Firm 1995 – Present
Partner Petroff & Balena 1989 – 1995
Managing Attorney Solo Practice 1985 – 1989
Associate West, West, Sherman and Petroff 1983 – 1985
Prosecuting Attorney City Of Elyria 1981 – 1983

Student Loan Workshop Student Loan Resolution certificate 2015
Ohio State Highway Patrol Accident Investigation Certificate 1983
Northwestern University School of Law Advanced Trial Skills Short Course for Prosecuting Attorneys 1981
Case Western Reserve University School of Law Center for Criminal Justice Criminal Procedure for Prosecutors 1981
Cuyahoga County Bar Assn Trial Practice Civil Trial Advocacy Institute 1981
Cleveland State University – Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Commercial and Tax Law JD – Juris Doctor 1978
Pennsylvania State University Pre-Law and Economics BA – Bachelor of Arts 1975

Speaking engagements
Intersection of Bankruptcy and /divorce Bankruptcy and Divorce 2014
Top 9 Complications in Bankruptcy Means Test Complications 2013
What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Foreclosure Law Foreclosure and Cleveland Chapter 13 Bankruptcy 2010
Criminal Law Update 2009 OVI Law Changes 2009

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