Attorney Ross Gillespie

Ross A. Gillespie

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Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Consumer Law
  • Corporate
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
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Ross A. Gillespie was born in Parkersburg, WV and grew up in Waterford, Ohio. He earned his undergraduate degree in History in 2000 from The Ohio State University. After attending the Ohio State University, he attended law school at the University of Akron, School of Law, where he received his juris doctorate degree in 2003.

He has been practicing law since 2003. Currently Mr. Gillespie is a member of the Columbus Bar Association, Central Ohio Association of Justice, Ohio State Bar Association, and Union County bar Association.

Mr. Gillespie is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio an the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Mr. Gillespie also argued before the Fifth District Court of Appeals for Ohio in Folmar v. Griffin, 2006-Ohio-1849.

Mr. Gillespie enjoys most outdoor activities, working on home improvement projects, and spending time with his family in his free time.

Mr. Gillespie practices in the areas of Adoptions, Appeals, Civil Litigation, Consumer Law, Estate Planning, Family Law (Divorce, Dissolution, Custody Cases & Post Decree Modifications), Guardianships (Adult & Minor), Medical Malpractice, Name Changes, Probate Law, Real Estate Law (Landlord/ Tenant and Residential).


Notable Cases:
Folmar v. Griffin, 2008 Ohio 2941
   Anderson v. Baker, 2008 Ohio 6919


  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • Juris Doctorate - 2003
  • The Ohio State University
    • 2000
    • Major: History

Classes & Seminars

  • Family Law, Capital University Paralegal Seminar, 05/01/2007 to 05/31/2010

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Family Law, Capital University Paralegal Seminar, 05/01/2007 to 05/31/2010

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Present
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice, Present
  • Columbus Bar Association, Present
  • Union County Bar Association, Present

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio


  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2018
  • Super Lawyers, 2022-2023
  • American Institute of Family Attorneys - Ten Best in Ohio

Representative Cases

  • Folmar v. Griffin, 2008 Ohio 2941, 2008, Fifth District Court of Appeals
  • Anderson v. Baker, 2008 Ohio 6919, 2008, Tenth District Court of Appeals