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Donald J. DeSanto

Donald J. DeSanto

Location:
Canfield, Ohio
Phone:
330-702-8800
Fax:
330-702-8825
Email:

DONALD J. DESANTO

Attorney Donald J. DeSanto has practiced law for over 30 years and is licensed to practice in Ohio, California, and Florida.  He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Florida Bar Association and California Bar Association. His primary focus is in the areas of family law and bankruptcy law. Don is also a member of the Mahoning County Bar Association and the Ohio Association of Magistrates.  Don currently acts as Magistrate for the Mahoning County courts and is an appointed Master Commissioner for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Don was a former magistrate for the Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas, Division of Domestic Relations for a period of eight years. In that capacity he heard and decided thousands of cases involving custody issues, child support, visitation and property issues. Attorney DeSanto believes that family law cases present issues which are perhaps the most traumatic to litigants. To adequately represent clients facing troubling issues and circumstances surrounding a divorce, custody dispute or a bankruptcy requires a complete explanation of court procedures and a willingness to be readily available to answer or address the client's concerns. Attorney DeSanto believes this only can be accomplished by fully and completely investigating, preparing and litigating any disputed issue while always maintaining a focus on the client’s best interest.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Bankruptcy Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 30% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1981
  • Florida, 1987
  • California
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1981

Education

  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1981
  • University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, Wisconsin
    • B.S. - 1978

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Bar Association, Member
  • California Bar Association, Member
  • Mahoning County Bar Association, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas, Former Magistrate

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Office Location

DeSanto Law Firm
3731 Boardman Canfield Road, Suite D
Canfield, OH 44406
Map and Directions

Local: 330-702-8800
Fax: 330-702-8825