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Jeffrey A. Pallante



165 E. Livingston Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone (1): (614) 224-7747

Phone (2): (937) 303-0300

Fax: (330) 702-9005



  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Transactions
  • Trust/Probate Litigation


  • State of Ohio November 2002
  • Ohio Association of Justice
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Attorneys

I am a partner at Rafidi, Pallante & Melewski, LLC.  I am the principal attorney in our Columbus and Dayton offices.  I handle matters throughout Central Ohio and the Miami Valley.  Throughout my career, I have handled well over one thousand injury cases.  My cases have covered the entire spectrum of personal injury and medical malpractice.  I have represented numerous families in wrongful death actions, I have represented individuals in soft-tissue injury claims, I have represented individuals injured in motorcycle, car and trucking accidents, I have represented individuals injured as a result of medical negligence, and I have represented individuals injured in animal attacks.  I have settled minor cases, and I have settled cases in excess of One Million Dollars.  As the saying goes, I have seen it all.


In addition to personal injury and medical malpractice, a large part of my practice is dedicated to Estate Planning.  I enjoy sitting down with clients, talking with them about their future, and devising an estate plan that best meets their needs.  Most often, this includes preparing a revocable living trust, or other estate planning documents, such as a last will and testament, living will, and healthcare power of attorney.



Attorney Pallante showed my wife and I great respect and spoke to us as if we were family. He is very honest, sincere and truly had our best interest in mind. I would highly recommend him as a lawyer.

Frank – Client

Since 2002, I have earned the respect of my colleagues and my clients.  In fact, some of my largest cases have been referrals from other attorneys, and referrals from former clients.  On numerous occasions, other attorneys have even referred their own family members to me, a gesture that shows the utmost trust and confidence in me.  I have earned their trust, and I assure you that I will earn your trust, too.



Jeff is honest and he acts in your best interest. Truly a gem !!!

Rebecca – Client


University of Toledo

College of Law
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

The Ohio State University

Bachelor of Arts,
Political Science


  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers – The National Trial Lawyers
  • Superlawyer Ohio Rising Star 2016
  • Client’s Choice Award
  • featured personal injury attorney
  • Dean’s Academic Achievement Award for Highest Scholastic Achievement
  • Lead Articles Editor, University of Toledo Law Review 2001-2002

He is the best!

* Current or past member or award