International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Cleveland Attorney
Scott J. Robinson

Phone: 216.696.4200


Languages: English

Scott J. Robinson joined the firm in 2012 and became Partner in 2014. His primary practice area is Litigation and he has widespread knowledge of various types of litigation with strengths in Commercial, Labor and Employment, and Probate and Trust Litigation. In addition, Scott’s practice also includes substantial work as a trial lawyer and broad appellate experience.

Scott enjoys making sense of the sometimes challenging world of commercial litigation and shares the commitment to excellence that is held by the attorneys of SSSB. He understands that clients in need of legal advice and counsel want solutions, not excuses and Scott makes it his mission to deliver quality client service. Scott was named Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star every year since 2011.

Before joining the SSSB team, Scott developed his legal skills at other local law firms while helping his clients succeed in state and federal court during both the trial and the appellate process. He also counseled clients on various employment law issues.

Scott earned his J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2001, Cum Laude; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Case Western Reserve University in 1998. He was admitted to practice in the State of Ohio in 2001 and the State of California in 2003. Scott’s legal memberships currently include the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

Scott is a resident of Shaker Heights where he resides with his wife and three young sons. He is also a board member and President at Chaplain Partnership.

Practice Areas

  • Probate Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment & Labor Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation


  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law, 2001, J.D.
  • Case Western Reserve University, 1998, B.A.

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • State of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell® Distinguished®
  • Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2011-2016

Community Activities

  • Board Member and President, Chaplain Partnership
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association – 3Rs program

Recent Articles and Presentations

  • Common Problem Areas in Probate Litigation, CMBA Litigation
    • Section CLE (April 2017)

Contact This Firm

Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP

1375 East 9th Street
Suite 900
Cleveland, OH 44114
United States

Law Firm Contact: David M. Lenz

Tel: 216.696.4200

Fax: 216.696.7303



Member Since: 2005

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