Ellen M. McCarthy

Ellen M. McCarthy: Attorney with Young & McCarthy LLP AV stamp icon
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Ellen is passionate about helping injured people and their families. She believes that the civil jury trial system is one of the greatest assets available to injured people, and she loves participating in it-both for meaningful results for her clients, but also positive change for society. She brings her more than twenty-five years of successful litigation experience with her each time she is in court advocating for her clients.
Ellen is a recognized leader in the law profession. From 2005-2009, she was a member of the Ohio Supreme Court Board of Bar Examiners. She was the 2016 Treasurer of the Ohio Association for Justice. She has been a trial advocacy instructor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law for more than twenty years.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Auto Accident
  • Construction Accident
  • Defective Product
  • Employer Intentional Tort
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Truck Accident
  • Workers Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
216-961-3932  Phone
216-647-0458  Fax
University Attended:
St. Leo College, B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, J.D., 1990
Year of First Admission:
Pro hac vice South Carolina; 1990, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; Pro hac vice Pennsylvania; 1990, Ohio

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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Cleveland, Ohio

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