Cahoon, Peter T.

3800 Embassy ParkwaySuite 300Akron, OH 44333

Updated: 09/30/2016

Overview

  • Past Co-Chair of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group (2002-2005).
  • Represented clients in trials and appeals of civil, domestic relations, and criminal matters in Summit, Stark, Portage, Cuyahoga, Tuscarawas, Wayne, Mahoning, Huron and Franklin counties.
  • Tried approximately seventy-five cases to juries, primarily felony matters, including three capital murder trials.
  • Criminal cases he has defended include matters in the United States District Court for...
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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Family Law

Litigation

  • 100%

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Ohio State Bar Association (Member (Elected Member, Council of Delegates, 2005-2006, 2007-2008 and 2009-2010 terms))
  • Akron Bar Association (Member (President, 2004 – 2005; Treasurer, 1991-1993; Chairman of Grievance Committee, 1988-1989; Chairman of Investigative Sub-Committee, 1987-1988; Chairman of Criminal Law Committee, 1983-1984; Member of Executive Committee, 1987-1990; and Executive Board, 1991-1993))
  • Akron Bar Association Foundation ((Fellow since 1990; Member, Board of Governors, 1997- 2005, and 2008-present))
  • City of Hudson Board of Zoning and Building Appeals (Member (1994 - 2006))
  • Scanlon/Bell Inn of Court (Member and Bencher (senior member))

Honors

  • Recipient: Quine Award from The University of Akron School of Law, as Outstanding Adjunct Professor (2000)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2003 – 2012). Currently listed for the practice areas of Administrative/Regulatory Law and White-Collar Criminal Defense.
  • Selected for inclusion in Ohio’s Super Lawyers® (2004 – 2011)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™
  • Recognized in the 2009 – 2010 Corporate Counsel Editions and the 2011 Business Edition of Super Lawyers® for Criminal Defense: White Collar.

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy, The University of Akron School of Law, - 1993

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal advisor: Hudson High School Mock Trial Team , 2004 - 2010

Education

  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio, 1977
    J.D.
  • New York University, New York, New York, 1974
    B.A.

Office Information

Address

3800 Embassy ParkwaySuite 300Akron, OH 44333

Fax

  • (330) 252-5534

Email

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