Scott M. Kuboff, Esq.
Northeast Ohio Trial Attorney
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Scott M. Kuboff, Esq.

About Scott

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Scott M. Kuboff, Esq. attended the University of Toledo where he earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in 2004 and graduated cum laude and with College Honors. Scott then attended Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he was the President of the Student Bar Association, active in Moot Court, and earned the CALI Excellence for Future Award in First Amendment, the CALI Excellence for Future Award in Advanced Brief Writing, the Ulmer & Berne First Year Intrascholastic Moot Court Award, and the Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs Award for Best Brief in First Year Intramural Competition.

Following his graduation in 2007, Scott passed the Ohio bar exam and immediately began his practice with a prominent Cleveland criminal defense firm. He gained extensive courtroom, trial, and appellate experience advocating on behalf of his clients.

Scott's practice includes representing individuals in personal injury claims, advising small business owners, litigating business and contractual disputes, defending individuals charged with criminal offenses, and advocating for clients in family law matters. 

Scott’s professional affiliations include the Ohio State Bar Association and the William K. Thomas American Inn of Court. He also serves as a Pro Bono Panelist for the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and a First Year Mentor for the Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association.

Scott is a good standing member of the Ohio bar and has been admitted to practice in the Federal Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In 2016, 2017, and 2018, Scott was selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for Ohio. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Ohio are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

In 2018, Mr. Kuboff was selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) as one of the Top 40 Under 40 litigation attorneys in the State of Ohio. 

In 2015, Scott was selected as one of the top 10 personal injury attorneys in the State of Ohio by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA).

Scott is married and resides in University Heights, Ohio, with his wife, Teri, and his two sons.  He is actively involved in USA Cycling and is a founder of North Coast Cycling, a northeast Ohio amateur cycling team, and serves as Chair of the University Heights Bicycle Committee.   

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BAR ADMISSIONS
Ohio - November 5, 2007
United States District Court (N.D. Ohio) - February 3, 2011
United States Court of Appeals (6th Cir.) - February 21, 2014

EDUCATION: 
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law - Juris Doctor - May 2007 

  • Moot Court – Board of Governors
  • Student Bar Association – President
  • Delta Theta Phi Professional Fraternity – Member

University of Toledo – B.B.A. Marketing/E-Comm. - May 2004 

  • Cum Laude and with College Honors
  • Theta Chi Fraternity – Vice President

AWARDS:

  • 2018 ASLA Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40
  • 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2015 NAOPIA 10-Top Under 40 Personal Injury Attorney
  • 2006 CALI Excellence for Future Award in First Amendment
  • 2005 CALI Excellence for Future Award in Advanced Brief Writing
  • 2005  Ulmer & Berne First Year Intrascholastic Moot Court Award
  • 2005 Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs Award for Best Brief in First Year Intramural Competition

AFFILIATIONS:

American Society of Legal Advocates

  • 2018 Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40

Bike Cleveland

  • Member (2015-present)
  • Advocacy Committee (2015-present)

Buckeye Trail Association

  • Member (2016-present)

Chardon Chamber of Commerce

  • Member (2017-present)

City of University Heights, Ohio

  • Bicycle Committee, Chairperson (2018 - present)

Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys

  • Member (2017-present)

Delta Theta Alumni Corporation

  • President (2009-2011)
  • Standards & Traditions (2011-2013)

Geauga County Bar Association

  • Member (2017-present)

Heights Bicycle Coalition

  • Member (2018-present)

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

  • Pro Bono Panelist (2011-present)

Ohio Association for Justice

  • Member (2017-present)

Ohio State Bar Association

  • Member (2007-present)

National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys

  • 2015 Top 10 Under 40 in Personal Injury 

North Coast Cycling 

  • Co-Founder
  • President (2013-present)
  • Team Sponsor (2013-present)

Sierra Club

  • Member (2016-present)

Shaker Cycling Club

  • Member (2015-present)

Snake Bite Racing

  • Road Captain (2012)
  • Team Sponsor (2010-2013)

Solon Chamber of Commerce

  • Member (2015 - 2017)

Super Lawyers

  • 2018  Rising Star
  • 2017  Rising Star
  • 2016  Rising Star

USA Cycling

  • Member (2009-present)

William K. Thomas American Inn of Court

  • Associate Member (2011-2014; 2015-present)