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Jeff Limbian graduated from Youngstown State University in 1982 and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1988. After a dozen years practicing law, he returned to school at The George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC, for an LL.M. Master of Laws Degree, in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, graduating in 2005.

Jeff has been practicing law for 28 years, with the vast majority of time in and around Youngstown. During that time, he has held the following positions (from most recent):

  • Law Director and Prosecutor, City of Youngstown
  • Private Practice of Law, Youngstown, Ohio
  • Mahoning County Juvenile Court, Juvenile Court Magistrate
  • Davis & Young, L.P.A. (part time while attending GW)
  • Mahoning County Prosecutor’s Office, Assistant County Prosecutor
  • Private Practice of Law, Youngstown, Ohio
  • City of Youngstown, Law Director, City Prosecutor, Assistant Prosecutor
  • Seventh District Court of Appeals, Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge Joseph Donofrio

Over the last 19 years, he has been a Limited Service Instructor in the Criminal Justice Department, the Sociology Department, and the Philosophy and Religious Studies Department. The following is a list of classes taught: Judicial Administration, Criminal Courts, Criminal Law, Corrections Liability, Legal Research, Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, Women & Justice. Currently, Jeff is an Instructor in Criminal Justice Ethics and Introduction to Professional Ethics, as well as Critical Thinking.

In terms of Community Involvement, Jeff is in community service with the following organizations:

Current Member:
Angels for Animals
Ursuline Ministries – Board President
Former Member:
Help Hotline Board of Directors
Associated Neighborhood Board of Directors
Northeast Ohio Legal Services Board of Directors

Finally, and most importantly, Jeff is married to Kerry Limbian, who is an Assistant Prosecutor with Paul Gains, Mahoning County Prosecutor, and they have a son, Jack. Charlie is their pup.

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Jeff Limbian

Law Director

Appointed: 2018
Phone: (330) 742-8874
Fax: (330) 742-8867