Our Attorneys

Learn About Our Attorneys

Thomas W. Bevan
Patrick M. Walsh
Christopher J. Stefancik
David S. Bates
Angela M. Hardway
Cindy L. Kobal
Jessica M. Bacon
Joshua P. Grunda
Anjali A. Mehta
Keith D. Bevan (of Counsel)
Dale S. Economus (of Counsel)

At Bevan & Associates LPA, Inc. we are proud to have some of Ohio’s most highly respected attorneys in the areas of workers’ compensation, mesothelioma/asbestos, personal injury, medical malpractice, and other toxic substances. Our attorneys work with clients throughout Ohio and across the country who have suffered from occupational diseases, such as mesothelioma, and who have suffered work-related injuries. We strive to provide our clients with personalized service, resulting in compensation for your injury or illness.

To learn more about our attorneys, click on the links above.

Thomas W. Bevan

Thomas W. Bevan

Bar Admissions:

United States Supreme Court - May 2012
Ohio, 1991
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Ohio, 1991

Undergraduate:

Miami of Ohio, Oxford, OH
Major: Political Science

Law School:

University of Akron, School of Law

Other:

Ohio Association for Justice
Summit County Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
Public Justice Foundation
Named Ohio Super Lawyer

Practice Areas:

Asbestos Litigation
Ohio Workers’ Compensation
Other Toxic Torts

 

 

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Patrick M. Walsh

Patrick M. Walsh 

Bar Admissions:

United States Supreme Court - 2012
Ohio, 2003
Massachusetts, 2013 
United States District Court - 2010 

Undergraduate:

Kent State University, Kent, OH
Major: Business Management

Law School:

University of Akron, School of Law

Other:  

American Association for Justice

Practice Areas:

Asbestos Litigation 
Ohio Workers’ Compensation 
Other Toxic Torts 

 

 

 

 

 

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Christopher J. Stefancik

Christopher J. Stefancik

Bar Admissions: 

Ohio, 1996
Illinois, 2001

Undergraduate:

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Major: Journalism

Law School: 

The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL

Practice Areas:

Ohio Workers’ Compensation

 

 

 

 

 

 

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David S. Bates

David S. Bates

Bar Admissions:

Ohio, 1992

Undergraduate:

Kent State University, Kent, OH
Major: Business Administration

Law School: 

University of Akron, School of Law
Law Review, 1991-1992

Practice Areas:

Asbestos Litigation
Ohio Workers’ Compensation

 

 

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Angela M. Hardway

Angela M. Hardway

Email: ahardway@bevanlaw.com

Bar Admissions:

Ohio 2004
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Ohio, 2012

Undergraduate:

University of Akron, 2000
Major English
Minor Environmental Studies
ETI Technical College, 1996
Associates Degree in Applied Business
Paralegal studies (Summa Cum Laude)

Law School:

University of Akron, School of Law

Other:

Women in Leadership Award, 2001-2002
Super Lawyers Rising Star 2011, 2012 & 2013
Member of Ohio State Bar Association
Member of Akron Bar Association
Member of Ohio Association of Justice
Certified in General and Family Mediation
 

Practice Areas:

Ohio Workers’ Compensation
Probate & Estate Administration
Family Law
Victim Rights

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Cindy L. Kobal

Cindy L. Kobal

Bar Admissions:

Ohio, 2000
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Ohio, 2002

Undergraduate:

University of Akron
Major:  B.S. Technical Education (Magna Cum Laude), 1996
Major:  Associate of Applied Science, Legal Assisting Technology (High Distinction) 1993

Law School:

University of Akron, School of Law

Other:  

Ohio Rising Stars, Super Lawyers – 2005, 2006, 2007

Practice Areas:

Ohio Workers’ Compensation

 

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Jessica M. Bacon

Jessica M. Bacon

Email: jbacon@bevanlaw.com

Bar Admissions:

United States Supreme Court – 2012
Ohio, 2006
Pennsylvania, 2016 

Undergraduate:

Kent State University, Kent, OH
Major:  Criminal Justice

Law School:

University of Akron, School of Law

Other:

Ohio Association for Justice, 2015
Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star

Practice Areas:

Personal Injury litigation
Asbestos Litigation
Ohio Workers’ Compensation

 

 

 

 

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Joshua P. Grunda

Joshua P. Grunda

Bar Admissions:

United States Supreme Court - May 2012
Ohio, 2008
Illinois, 2007
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Ohio, 2010

Undergraduate:

Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH
Major:  History
Minors: Education, Political Science

Law School:

Cleveland State University
Marshall College of Law   

Other:  

Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio Association for Justice

Practice Areas:

Asbestos Litigation
Other Toxic Torts
Ohio Workers Compensation
Probate
Appellate

 

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Anjali A. Mehta

Anjali A. Mehta

Bar Admissions:

Ohio, 2009
U.S. District Court - Northern District of Ohio, 2012

Undergraduate:

Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, NY
Major: Religion

Law School:

Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Cleveland, Ohio

Practice Areas:

Ohio Workers’ Compensation
Probate and Estate Administration
Asbestos Litigation

 

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Keith D. Bevan
(of Counsel)

Bar Admissions:

Ohio, 1972

Undergraduate:

Kent State University, Kent, OH
Major: Business Management

Law School:

Cleveland State University
Marshall College of Law

Practice Areas:

Ohio Workers’ Compensation

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dale S. Economus
(of Counsel)

Bar Admissions:

Ohio, 1977
Pennsylvania, 2003
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Ohio, 1977
United States Supreme Court - 1986

 
Undergraduate:

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Major:  English, B.A & M.A. degrees

Law School:

University of Akron, School of Law

Other:

Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy, NBTA
Named as one of Ohio's "Super Lawyers"

Practice Areas:

Asbestos Litigation
Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice

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