Jillian L. Dinehart


As a member of the Health Care Department, Jillian focuses her practice on the representation of medical professionals and providers in all manner of health care liability matters. Jillian also has experience in defending municipalities and their employees in high-risk contract and tort matters, including allegations of civil rights violations made against law enforcement officers. She has practiced in both the state and federal system, and has argued before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Jillian grew up in the Finger Lakes region of New York and graduated from SUNY Albany with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and concentrations in Spanish and Arabic Language studies. She went on to receive her juris doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she began her litigation career as an award-winning student in the Criminal Defense Clinic.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Political Subdivision Tort Liability, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, August 2015

Pro Bono Activities

Brief Advice Clinic with Legal Aid Society of Greater Cleveland, 2009

Immigration Clinic with Catholic Charities, 2009

AmeriCorps Service Member benefitting Legal Aid of Western New York, 2009

U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D., 2010)
State University of New York at Albany (B.A., magna cum laude, 2006)
Associations & memberships
American Bar Association
Year joined