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Ronald E. Plymale, Esq.

Ronald E. Plymale

Lawyers Who Get Results. We are commited to representing people like you, not big businesses or government agencies.
Plymale & Dingus, LLC
(1-5 Attorneys)

Injury and Accidents
Lawsuits and Appeals

111 W. Rich Street
Columbus, OH 43215

51 years



Why did you become an attorney?

Drilling teeth seemed tedious and cutting up cadavers sounded repulsive.

What experiences (work and personal) help you to be a better attorney?

Working with recovering addicts and raising children both have helped me be less judgmental and appreciate that basically we are all in this thing called “life” together.

What made you choose your primary specialty focus of law?

The inspiration of my first employer who helped me understand that making a living by helping those in true need was more satisfying than helping the rich grow richer.

What makes your law firm unique?

The diversity of those working here, the fearlessness of the lawyers and our excellent results for our clients.

Describe your ideal client.

Someone who needs help to obtain a just remedy for the pain and economic disruption caused by the careless or self centered behavior of others.

Describe your personal interest and hobbies.

My hobby is what makes me happy – helping others.

Injury and Accidents
  • Accidents
  • Dangerous Conditions
  • Dangerous Products
  • Intentional Injuries
  • Mass Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Premise Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Victims of Abuse
  • Wrongful Death
Lawsuits and Appeals
  • Contract Disputes
  • Fraud
  • Lawsuit Defense
  • Mold Issues

The Ohio State University
Juris Doctor (JD), 1968

Bar Association Membership

Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association


I am a 1968 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law. My experience spans more than 40 years and includes 200 plus jury trials. During my career I have secured multiple million-dollar verdicts on behalf of injured victims. My success led me in becoming a peer-elected "Superlawyer" (top 5%) in 2004 and 2005. I am a past president of the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association and a former city attorney and prosecutor. In addition to membership in the Columbus and Ohio Bar Associations I am also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. I am honored as being a Life Fellow of the Roscoe Pound American Trial Lawyers Foundation.

Court Admissions

Ohio, 1968
U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1970
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1974
U.S. Supreme Court, 1973
U.S. Tax Court, 1976

Board/Committee Membership

Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Continuing Education

My continuing education requirements are all current.

Bar Admission Date


Supreme Court Number


Licensed In

Ohio (1968), #0033032

Significant Cases

Tried approximately 180 Civil Jury Trials. Obtained three seven figure verdicts including the largest verdict ever awarded in Pickaway County (4.3 million dollars in 1998)

Summary of Firm

Lawyers Who Get Results. We are commited to representing people like you, not big businesses or government agencies.

Summary of Previous Employment

2004-2006: House Counsel/Vice President of Radcliffe Development Co. 1980-2004: Founder and Managing Partner of The Plymale Partnership. f.k.a Plymale & Associates. 1971-1979: City Attorney for City of Grove City, Ohio. 1970-1981: Sole Practitioner in general practice of law. 1968-1970: Associate Attorney; Barkan and Neff.

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes. Call today to speak with one of our attorneys (you won't get a spokesperson), or tell us your story at our website at Evening and weekend appointments are also available.

Typical Retainer Fees

Contingeny fees in personal injury actions. Our retainer requests generally begin at $1,500.00 and increase relative to the complexity of the action.

Fees by Hourly Rate

Contingency fees in personal injury actions. $215.00 per hour in all other matters.


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