Roni Sokol

Attorney Profile

At The Sokol Law Firm, I have extensive experience handling cases involving personal injury, insurance claims, civil disputes, and other injuries and losses. I have earned the appreciation of my clients and the respect of my peers in Ohio and California.

I'm Roni Sokol, Esq. founder and owner of The Sokol Law Firm. I have two decades of large firm experience representing and defending insurance companies and their policyholders as well as litigating general civil disputes in both Ohio and California. In addition, I have worked in-house for one of the largest insurance companies in the country managing severe bodily injury claims in litigation. Based upon that experience, I have an intimate understanding of the claims process and how insurance adjusters evaluate cases. I know what the insurance companies are required to do when you make a claim and when their actions constitute a breach of contract and/or a breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing. I know how much a claim is worth and what the insurance companies will likely pay to resolve the claim. I know how to negotiate the best possible settlements and will not hesitate to take a case to trial in order to obtain exceptional results for my clients.


  • Southwestern University School of Law – Los Angeles, CA
    Juris Doctor – 1995
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Judges Judith C. Chirlin and C. Bernard Kaufman  Los Angeles County Superior Court (1994)
  • Law clerk for the licensing division of the Department of Justice – California Attorney General in Los Angeles, CA (1993)
  • UCLA – Los Angeles, CA
    Bachelor of Arts, Sociology – 1989

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the State of California – 1995; Bar No. 178139
  • The Supreme Court of Ohio – 2006; Bar No. 0081329*
  • United States District Courts for all Districts of California
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Central and Northern Districts of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit- Ohio

*Bar exam score in the Top 25% of all 2006 Bar passers in the State of Ohio.

Activities / Volunteerism

  • Court appointed public defender, Lyndhurst Municipal Court (2020-present)
  • Presidential Designee to the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundations' Board of Directors (2020-2021)
  • Ohio Supreme Court Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program, Attorney Mentor

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Ethics and Professionalism Committee; Committee Member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, oversight committee member
  • Legal Aid Society of Cleveland; Volunteer Attorney
  • CMBA, Women in the Law Section, Member

  • Ohio Association of Justice (OAJ); Member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association; Member
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation, fundraising volunteer 

  • Jewish Federation of Cleveland, fundraising volunteer


Firm News

Family upset organs donated prior to autopsy

September 18, 2015

LORAIN, Ohio –The Lorain County Coroner’s Office is being sharply criticized for allowing organs of a deceased teenager to be…

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Aletra B.

July 30, 2015

“Roni is better than good, SHE’s the best! Honestly working with Roni was a breeze. She gathered all the information…

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