PROUDLY SERVING SOUTHEASTERN OHIO SINCE 1962
PERSONAL INJURY
Our experienced personal injury attorneys take great pride in having the legal skills and resources to handle the most complicated personal injury and wrongful death cases. If you have been injured, call us today for your free initial consultation.
SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY
Our social security disability attorneys fight to help our clients obtain the social security disability benefits they need. If you have been denied benefits, call one of our experienced disability attorneys today for your free initial consultation.
CRIMINAL, TRAFFIC & DUI
From serious felonies to misdemeanors and traffic offenses, our criminal defense attorneys have a fine tradition of aggressively protecting the rights of their clients.
DIVORCE, DISSOLUTION & FAMILY LAW
If you are going through a divorce, custody dispute or other family law issue, our trusted family law attorneys have a clear understanding of your rights and have been achieving results for our clients for nearly 50 years.
PERSONAL INJURY If you have been injured, call us today to schedule your FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION. Our experienced personal injury attorneys have a reputation for thorough and aggressive representation of our clients and, as one of the area's largest litigation firms, our firm has the resources to handle the most complicated cases.
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SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY If you have been denied social security disability benefits, call us today to schedule your FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION. Our social security disability attorneys know what is required by Social Security regulations to prove a disability and will pursue all options available to help our clients secure the benefits they need.
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GOTTLIEB, JOHNSTON, BEAM & DAL PONTE

Legal issues can arise at any time. When you, your family or your business need legal assistance, it is important to be able to contact a law firm you can trust. We are a full-service law firm serving Zanesville and Muskingum County for over 50 years. Our attorneys live and work in the community listening, caring and protecting our clients since 1962. When disaster strikes, you can trust this law firm and use its experience and skills to protect your interests.

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GOTTLIEB, JOHNSTON, BEAM & DAL PONTE

Legal issues can arise at any time. When you, your family or your business need legal assistance, it is important to be able to contact a law firm you can trust. We are a full-service law firm serving Zanesville and Muskingum County for over 50 years. Our attorneys live and work in the community listening, caring and protecting our clients since 1962. When disaster strikes, you can trust this law firm and use its experience and skills to protect your interests.

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Meet our Attorneys


W. Andrew Joseph
Andrew specializes in handling cases involving serious injury or death arising from auto accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice or nursing home negligence. Additionally, Andrew dedicates a significant portion of his practice to helping disabled individuals pursue the Social Security benefits to which they are entitled.

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Don A. Dal Ponte
Don A. Dal Ponte has been with the firm since 1972. His major practice areas include General Practice, Civil and Personal Injury Litigation, Business Law, Family Law and Estates.

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Donald A. Wietmarschen
Don has been a Partner with the firm since 1990. His major practice areas include Taxation Law, Estate Planning Law, Business Law and representation of Nonprofits

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James Krischak
Jim has been a partner with the firm since 1988. His major practice areas include Criminal Law, Family Law and Real Estate Law.

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Mark E. Kaido
Mark has been a partner with the firm since 2002. His major practice areas include Criminal Law, Family Law and General Practice throughout Southeastern Ohio..

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Miles D. Fries
Miles has been a partner with the firm since 1986. His major practice areas include Personal Injury Law, Civil Litigation, Family Law, Social Security Disability Claims and General Practice.

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Philip S. Phillips
Phil has been a Partner with the firm since 1990. His major practice areas include General Practice, Probate Law, Business Law, Municipal and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law..

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Susan J. McDonald
Susan has been with the firm since 2003. Her major practice areas include Estates and Estate Planning, Agricultural Law, Family Law and General Practice.

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Vincent Russo
Vincent is primarily focused on Personal Injury and Civil Litigation, including cases involving serious injuries or death arising from auto accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice or nursing home negligence. Additionally, Vincent dedicates a significant portion of his practice to Real Estate Law, Divorce and Child Custody Cases and OVI/DUI Defense..

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Wayne W. Phillips II
Wayne has been affiliated with the firm as Of Counsel since 1990. His major practice areas include Corporate Law, Financial and Estate Planning, Retirement Plans and Tax Return Preparation..

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