R. Emmett Moran

Of Counsel

Emmett is one of the most experienced probate and criminal lawyers in Ohio; having tried more than 300 jury trials, both criminal and civil. You won’t have to go very far in any direction to find someone who knows Emmett. Emmett brings a wide breadth of knowledge to his clients from the many years spent serving in the United States Army, Ohio National Guard, and from his roles as Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor, Senior Trial Counsel for both Aetna & Nationwide insurance companies and medical malpractice defense counsel for St. Vincent Charity Hospital in Cleveland. Emmett is a decorated veteran from the first Gulf War; Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and also served as JAG Officer for the State of Ohio from 1989 to 2004. Emmett retired from military service in 2004 having attained the rank of Colonel.

Currently, Emmett is “Acting Judge” in the Avon Lake Municipal Court but primarily helps his clients resolve intricate and perplexing probate issues.

When Emmett isn’t working, you’ll find him somewhere on a beautiful golf course. He has played on some of the most famous courses in the world including the old course at St. Andrews in Scotland, Pebble Beach, California and Whistling Straits in Wisconsin.

Find out more about: Practice Areas Education Memberships Awards Recognitions

Practice Areas

  • Probate Estate Administration
  • Criminal Law

Education & Memberships

  • United States Army Military Judge Court, 1990
  • United States Army Command and General Staff College, 1989 Fort Leavenworth, KS
  • TJASA Officer Advance Course (LLM), 1984
  • The Judge Advocate General’s School Army (TJAGSA) Officer Basic Course, 1981
  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1976
  • B.A., University of Detroit, 1969
  • Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor, 1977-1987

Memberships:
Lorain County Bar Association
West Shore Bar Association
JAGC, United States Army/Ohio Army National Guard [COL.Ret.]
Chairman, Charter Review Commission, City of Fairview Park, Ohio
Member, Board of Building & Zoning Appeal, City of Fairview Park, Ohio
Member, Board of Trustees of Parmadale
Member, Board of Governors, Magnificat High School, Rocky River, Ohio

Admission:
Ohio, 1977
United States District Court Northern District
The U.S. Army Court of Military Review, 1990
United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit

Awards & Recognitions

  • Martindale Hubbell rating: AV

Contact Info

Emmett R. Moran, Of Counsel

800 Westpoint Parkway, Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44145

440-438-3603

emoran@cruglaw.com