James Martello, Social Security and Disability Attorney, Cleveland Ohio

Jim Martello

Selected by his peers as a Super Lawyer  ( Cleveland Magazine) 5 years in a row. Mr. Martello settled the largest Worker’s Compensation case in the history of the state of Ohio. He is a graduate of Cathedral Latin high school, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton in 1971 and his Juris Doctorate degree from the Cleveland- Marshall College of law in 1974. Mr. Martello has over 35 years of experience representing claimants  in Worker’s Compensation cases, Social Security disability cases and Personal injury cases throughout the state of Ohio.

Mr. Martello has been representing  injured workers before the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation and in Common Pleas Court for over 35 years.  He has represented injured workers with cancer claims, death claims and Covid 19 claims.  He has represented numerous injured workers with spinal injury claims including those with pre-existing conditions, shoulder injuries, eye injuries,  hand and finger injuries, heart attack and stroke cases and repetitive injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome.  Mr. Martello also represents disabled people in Social Security Disability cases before the Social Security Administration and in Federal District Court when necessary.  Mr. Martello has been representing individuals in personal injury cases arising out of automobile accidents, construction site accident and medical malpractice  for over 35 years.

Mr. Martello is a member of the Cleveland Bar Association, Akron Bar Association and the Ohio Association of Justice (formerly the Ohio Academy of trial lawyers). Mr. Martello is licensed to practice law before all State and Federal courts in Ohio, including the United States Federal District Court and the United States Court of Appeals.

Mr. Martello is married to Mary Ann and they are the parents Michael, Carrie, Daniel and Jeffrey and they have 3 grandchildren, Cecelia, Lucy and Jacob.


55 Public Square Suite 1717, Cleveland, OH  44113