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William J Balena Esq

William J Balena Esq

Bankruptcy Attorney with offices in Elyria and Westlake, Ohio
  • Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI...
  • Ohio
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Summary

William Balena is an experienced bankruptcy and traffic trial attorney. Bill is an active member of NACBA. He attends annual workshops and continuing education in the area of advanced consumer bankruptcy issues. He represents consumers in chapter 7 and chapter 13. Bill is also a former city prosecutor and is well versed in traffic defense including Ohio drunk driving (OVI, DWI, DUI) and speeding tickets.

Education
Cleveland State University
J.D. | Commercial Law
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park
B.A. | Pre Law, Economics
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Balena Law Firm, Attorney in Private Practice
- Current
Drunk Driving Defense, Speeding Tickets, Criminal Defense, Consumer Bankruptcy, chapter 7 and chapter 13
Managing Partner
Petroff and Balena
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Criminal Defense, Drunk Driving Defense, Personal Injury (plaintiff), and Divorce
Trial Atorney
William Balena Attorney in Private Practice
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Criminal Trail Attorney, Drunk Driving defense attorney, and Personal Injury attorney
Associate
West, West, & Sherman
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Associate handling all the firm's criminal litigation.
Prosecuting Attorney
City of Elyria
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Trial attorney. Developed expertise in drunk driving trail tactics.
Professional Associations
Lorain County Bar Assosciation
Bankruptcy Section Leader
- Current
Lakeshore Community Credit Union
Board Member
- Current
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attoirneys
member
- Current
Lorain County Bar
Member
- Current
Ohio State Bar
Member
- Current
Lorain County Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association
President
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30 minute free consultation, unless you have an emergency situation. In that case we have already discussed fees and will expect payment at the consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Bankruptcy clients may only use debit card, or credit card from a non-filing third party.
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Traffic Tickets
Languages
  • German: Spoken
Websites & Blogs
Blog
Northern Ohio Bankruptcy Information
Blog
Balena Law Firm
Contact & Map
Westlake, Cuyahoga, OH office
30400 Detroit Road
Suite 106
Westlakle, OH 44145
USA
Elyria Office by appointment
409 East Avenue
Elyria, OH 44035
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 633-5426
Telephone: (440) 365-2000
Cell: (440) 759-0368
Fax: (866) 936-6113