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Villarreal Law Firm, LLC  Villarreal Law Firm, LLC

Chillicothe Legal Services

Personal Attention To Your Legal Needs

We provide the highest level of care to your legal issue because we actually care.

James S. Szorady
  • Associate Attorney






James is originally from Lake County, Ohio an dgraduated from Lake Catholic High School in 2001. James went on to attend Bowling Green State University where he received his B.A. in Telecommunications in 2005. After completing undergraduate work, James received his Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School in 2008 and passed the bar exam that same year. James began his legal career at a small general practice firm in Mentor, Ohio before accepting a position with the State Public Defender’s Office in 2012. By 2015, James was the supervising attorney over the Ross County Office of the Public Defender. A position he maintained until joining Villareal Law Firm in 2021. James is proud to call Chillicothe, Ohio home for the past six years and in his spare time enjoys playing golf and cards with friends.

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2009


  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
    • B.A. - 2005

Practice Areas

  • Divorce, Dissolution Custody 80%
  • General Practice 20%

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Cigar Band, Local Charity, 2017 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of the Ohio Public Defender, Supervising Attorney, 2012 to 2021
  • Law Office of Timothy P. Hartory, Associate Attorney, 2009 to 2012

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