Monica L. Frantz
Associate

Associate Attorney Monica L. Frantz focuses her practice on litigation.  Monica has litigated cases involving commercial disputes, employment law matters, product liability, workplace intentional tort, personal injury and wrongful death, premises liability, and construction claims and defects.  Monica also advises employers on a broad range of employment law matters and insurance companies on coverage issues.

Prior to joining Weston Hurd, Monica served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Nancy A. Vecchiarelli, United States Magistrate Judge, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.  In that position, Monica had the unique opportunity to gain extensive knowledge of federal civil procedure and a range of substantive civil matters.

During law school, Monica worked as a research assistant; a teaching assistant for a first year legal writing course; and as a law clerk for a Cleveland law firm.  She was also an Executive Editor of the Cleveland State Law Review.

 

Education

  • Walsh University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2010
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2013
  • Cleveland State Law Review, Executive Editor of the Year (2013)
  • ABA-Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law (2012)
  • CALI Awards for Academic Excellence - Mediation, Advanced Brief Writing, Commercial Law, and Employment Law

Experience

Law Clerk to The Honorable Nancy A. Vecchiarelli, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio (2013-2015)

Professional Associations

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Women in Law Section
Young Lawyers Section

Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit


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