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Cathleen Marie Bolek Esq

Cathleen Marie Bolek Esq

Experienced employment lawyer
  • Employment Law, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights
  • Ohio
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Summary

Cathleen is an accomplished civil trial attorney and a principal in the firm Bolek Besser Glesius LLC. She has been representing individuals in employment disputes for more than twenty years. Cathleen is listed in the 2014, 2013 and 2012 publications "Best Lawyers," her firm has been listed those same years in "Best Law Firms," and she has been included in Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars Magazines multiple times. Since 2005, the Legal Directory, Martindale Hubbell, has given Cathleen its highest rating, AV®. Martindale Hubbell assigns the AV® certification mark only to those attorneys who have been ranked by their peers at the highest level of professional excellence. Cathleen has successfully settled and tried a large number of cases involving all types of employment discrimination and retaliation, professional negligence and commercial disputes. She has extensive experience in the appellate courts. She is a recognized leader in the legal community. Cathleen serves on the Boards of Trustees of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Ohio Association for Justice, and the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys. She is the Chair of the Employment Law Section of the Ohio Association for Justice, a founding member and Master of the Bench of the Cleveland Employment Inns of Court, and a frequent lecturer on the subject of employment law.

Education
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
J.D.
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Syracuse University
B.A. | Political Science
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Awards
Preeminent (AV rating) 5/5 - the highest rating available
Martindale Hubbell
Cleveland, Employment Law - Individuals
Best Lawyers
AV rating - the highest rating available
Martindale Hubbell
Cleveland, Employment Law - Individuals
Best Lawyers
AV rating - the highest rating available
Martindale Hubbell
Superlawyer
Law and Politics Magazine
AV rating - the highest rating available
Martindale Hubbell
Superlawyer
Law and Politics Magazine
AV rating - the highest rating available
Martindale Hubbell
Superlawyer
Law and Politics Magazine
AV rating - the highest rating available
Martindale Hubbell
AV rating - the highest rating available
Martindale Hubbell
AV rating - the highest rating available
Martindale Hubbell
Rising Star Superlawyer
Law and Politics Magazine
AV rating - the highest rating available
Marindale Hubbell
AV rating - the highest rating available
Martindale Hubbell
Rising Star Superlawyer
Law and Politics Magazine
Professional Associations
Clevveland Employment Inns of Court
Founding Member, Master of the Bench
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Cleveland Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Board of Directors
- Current
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Ohio Employment Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Trial Counsel to Grievance Committee
- Current
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National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Clevland Trial Lawyers Association
Treasurer
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Ohio Association for Justice
Chair, Employment Law Section
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Ohio Association for Justice
Member, Board of Directors
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Civil Rights
Websites & Blogs
Website
Bolek Besser Glesius
Contact & Map
Monarch Centre, Suite 302
5885 Landerbrook Drive
Cleveland, OH 44124
USA
Telephone: (216) 464-3004
Telephone: (216) 464-3004