"Our main focus is on our clients."

Irene Makridis – Founder


We approach every case as if it were our own.

Makridis Law Firm is run by a family legal team in Columbus, Warren, & Youngstown, OH. Irene Makridis received her undergraduate degree from Youngstown State University in 1977 and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toledo College of Law in 1980. Dimitrios Makridis received his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University in 2008 and his Juris Doctor degree from Capital University Law School in Columbus, OH in 2012.


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Dimitrios Makridis

Attorney at Law

After graduating from Warren G. Harding High School in 2003, Dimitri moved to Columbus to attend The Ohio State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2008 from the Fisher College of Business. his hard work and commitment, he earned varsity letter recognition, Academic All Big-Ten Honors, and multiple Big Ten Championships as a long snapper for the Buckeyes under Coach Jim Tressel.

After graduating from OSU, Dimitri received his Juris Doctor degree from Capital University Law School in 2012. While attending Capital, he worked for the Columbus City Prosecutor’s Office as well as Capital University’s General Litigation Clinic.

As an intake officer with the City Prosecutor’s Office, Dimitri gained valuable experience dealing with a wide variety of criminal misdemeanor complaints, charges, and offenses. He was charged with the responsibility of building and establishing the foundation of the prosecution’s case, including interviewing witnesses, compiling evidence (through the issuance of subpoenas, telephone interviews and in-person interviews), evaluating the evidence and preparing the criminal complaint and charges.

After graduating from law school in 2012, Dimitri worked as an associate for Poling Law, a Columbus law firm, where he gained a broad-based knowledge in various areas of civil litigation—including medical malpractice, worker’s compensation, improper employment termination, alleged violation of civil rights, contract litigation, business disputes, the creation of business entities, and landlord / tenant law.

Dimitri then brought his experience and training to Makridis Law Firm where he handles criminal defense, OVI / DUI, traffic offenses, bankruptcy, workers’ compensation, social security disability, automobile accident, personal injury and employment cases.

Contact Dimitri Makridis today to schedule your free consultation.

Tel: (614) 349-4490

Fax: (614) 349-4494

Email: dimitrios@makridislaw.com


Irene Makridis

Attorney at Law

Irene received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toledo College of Law in 1980. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Youngstown State University in 1977 in the areas Combined Sciences and Psychology. She is a 1974 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School.

Irene has been admitted to the Ohio Bar since 1981. She is also admitted to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio; the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio; the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; and the U.S. Tax Court. Irene is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Trumbull County Bar Association, and NOSSCR (National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives).

Irene is well known in the Trumbull – Mahoning County area and has tried many cases throughout Northern Ohio during the past 33 years.

Initially Irene started her practice as a criminal defense attorney, and was employed by the Trumbull County Public Defender’s Office where she defended the rights of individuals charged with serious felony offenses.

Then, she became involved in a wide variety of Social Security Disability cases helping individuals receive benefits. Concurrently, she worked on personal injury cases, including auto accidents, slips and falls, intentional assaults, medical malpractice actions, and product liability claims.

Irene has also represented individuals and businesses in bankruptcy, wrongfully terminated employees, divorce / dissolution; and wills / trusts / probate proceedings. Additionally, she has argued both civil and criminal cases before the Eleventh District Court of Appeals (Trumbull County) and the Seventh District Court of Appeals (Mahoning County).

Contact Irene Makridis today to schedule your free consultation.

Tel: (330) 394-1587

Fax: (330) 394-3070

Email: office@makridislaw.com

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