Judge Thomas Lambros

Judge Thomas Lambros

Contact
    • Phone: (330)856-6888
    • Email: lambros@neo-lawgroup.com
Education
    • Fairmont State College, B.A
    • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D
Admission
  • Ohio

Thomas D. Lambros is “of FEDERAL Counsel” to Ford, Gold, Kovoor & Simon, Ltd., and focuses his practice on alternative dispute resolution. During his 34 years as a state and federal judge, Mr. Lambros achieved national recognition as a pioneer in the alternative dispute resolution movement. As a United States District Judge, he created the Summary Jury Trial in 1980. As Chief Judge of the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, he led the Court in the development of the nation’s most comprehensive ADR program in its role as a Demonstration District under the Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990. Having now made a career shift from the realm of public judging to private judging, Mr. Lambros is the founder and chairman of FedNet and The Thomas D. Lambros Dispute Management Center, offering a wide array of dispute management and resolution services. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Alternative Dispute Resolution. For his creative and innovated contributions to the improvement of the administration of justice, by act of the United States Congress in 1995, the Federal Courthouse in Youngstown, Ohio was named The Thomas D. Lambros Federal Building and United States Courthouse in his honor.

Attorney Raymond J. Tisone

Attorney Raymond J. Tisone

Contact
    • Phone: (330)856-6888
    • Email: tisone@neo-lawgroup.com
Education
    • Case Western Reserve University, B.A.
    • Case Western Reserve University, J.D.
Admission
  • Ohio

Raymond J. Tisone is Of Counsel to Ford, Gold, Kovoor and Simon, L.P.A. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, having earned both his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees there. In 1984, he established the firm of Tisone and Associates, Co., L.P.A. in Warren, Ohio, where he practiced in the areas of employment discrimination, nursing home negligence, and workers’ compensation. In 2005, he closed that practice and moved to Anzellotti, Sperling, Pazol and Small, Co., L.P.A., where he concentrated on nursing and hospital negligence cases, and ERISA issues and retired in 2015. Currently, he assists Ford, Gold, Kovoor and Simon, L.P.A. in its probate practice. He has extensive training and experience in mediation, especially in complex cases involving employment disputes, nursing, hospital, and wrongful death claims, ERISA, and construction disputes. He is a current member of the U.S. District Court, Northern Division, Mediation Panel. He has served on the Howland Zoning Commission and was elected to the Howland Board of Education, where he served several terms as president.