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Public Services:

The Ashtabula County Law Library serves the courts, bar and public of Ashtabula County, Ohio. The main library located inside the Ashtabula county courthouse (B wing) at 25 West Jefferson Street, Jefferson, Ohio is open to the general public. The library is open 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, and is closed on government-observed holidays. The law librarian is not permitted to give legal advice, interpret any documents, fill out forms, or define legal terms.

The law library has sample legal forms available, however the law librarian cannot recommend or fill out forms for you.

The law library maintains a specialized collection, focusing mainly on legal materials for the attorney practicing in Ohio. The collection includes the Ohio Revised Code, local municipal ordinances, court rules, and other general Ohio practice materials.

There are no attorneys on staff at the law library. We recommend that all law library visitors contact an attorney for legal advice.

For the latest information regarding the Law Library please go to Ashtabula County Law Library

You can also contact the following agencies and offices for further assistance:

Ohio State Bar Association

Ashtabula County Bar Association
77 N. Chestnut Street
P.O. Box 119
Jefferson, OH  44047
E-Mail: Ashtabula County Bar Association

Ashtabula County Legal Aid Society
121 East Walnut
Jefferson, OH  44047
(440) 576-8120
Toll free 866-873-9665
Fax (440) 576-3021
Intake Hours 9:00 a.m to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Office Hours 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Try these links for online legal resources:

Disclaimer: The Ashtabula County Law Library does not warrant the information accessible through this site to be authoritative, accurate or factual. These links are not intended to constitute legal advice. Please consult an attorney if you need legal advice. The appearance on this website of a link to any other site does not constitute an endorsement by the Ashtabula County Law Library.

Ashtabula County Law Library
ACLLRB Chief Administrator
Shara H. Parkomaki, Librarian/Director

Office Hours

(M-F) 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
25 West Jefferson Street
Jefferson, Ohio 44047
Phone: (440) 576-3690
Fax: (440) 576-1506

Resources Board

Kyle B. Smith, Chair
Smith & Miller
36 West Jefferson Street
Jefferson, OH 44047
Phone: (440) 576-9155
Fax: (440) 576-4907
Term expires : 12/31/2026

Casey Kozlowski, Vice Chair
25 West Jefferson Street
Jefferson, OH 44047-1092
Phone: (440) 576-3750
Fax: (440) 576-2344
Term expires : 12/31/2024

Edith M. Jonas, Magistrate
Ashtabula County Court of Common Pleas
25 West Jefferson Street
Jefferson, OH 44047-1092
Term expires : 12/31/2023

Gene Barrett
25 West Jefferson Street
Jefferson, OH 44047-1092
Phone: (440) 576-3662
Fax: (440) 576-3692
Term expires : 12/31/2025

Phil Cordova, Attorney at Law
Andrews & Pontius LLC
4810 State Road
Ashtabula, OH 44004
Phone: (440) 998-6835
Term expires : 12/31/27