David John Betras, Attorney
Attorney David Betras is the Senior Partner at Betras, Maruca, Kopp & Harshman, LLC, and directs the firm's non-litigation activities. His primary responsibility includes resolving clients' personal injury and medical malpractice claims prior to commencing a lawsuit. David also practices criminal defense on both the state and federal levels.
David graduated Cum Laude from Youngstown State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Science in 1982. He attended law school at Capital University, where he was elected to the Order of the Curia. He graduated Cum Laude and earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1985. While in law school, David won American Jurisprudence Awards for his demonstrated excellence in the subjects of Torts and Wills and Estates.
David began his legal career as an attorney with Betras & Betras in 1985. As such, David was actively involved in case management, research and the drafting of opinions and orders. In 1992, David became a founding member in the law firm of Betras & Dann. He became a founding partner in Betras, Maruca & Kopp, LLC. in 1998.
David's reputation and ability were acknowledged in October of 1998 when he was appointed to serve as Special Prosecutor of the Mahoning County Fraud Probe.
David is a member of the Mahoning and Trumbull County Bar Associations, the American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, and American Association for Justice. His professional achievements include:
|Education:||Youngstown State University Bachelor of Science|
|Admissions:||U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio 1985|
U.S. Supreme Court 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit 1992
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