Robert C. Meeker

PRESIDENT & SENIOR PARTNER

I’ve had an interest in law and government since grade school, which my father and his brother encouraged. My interest in American history was especially enhanced by the law.

– Robert C. Meeker, President & Senior Partner, Blakemore, Meeker & Bowler Co., L.P.A.

BIO

After serving as an assistant prosecutor in the Summit County Prosecutor’s office, Mr. Meeker entered the private practice of law in 1972 and associated with Mr. Blakemore in 1973. In 1977, he became a partner in the predecessor firm to Blakemore, Meeker, & Bowler.

He has continued his efforts in support of youth athletics as both a basketball coach and football coach in the Catholic Youth Organization which he also served as a trustee. He is the founder of the Summit Sports Luncheon Club and past president of the Dapper Dan Club and Notre Dame Club of Akron. Since 1977, he has been a member of the board of trustees of Edwin Shaw Hospital which he also chaired. Mr. Meeker also sits on the board of trustees of St. Vincent-St. Mary High School.

Mr. Meeker specializes in personal injury and medical malpractice. He is a member of the Akron, Ohio and American Bar Association and the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyer. Additionally, Mr. Meeker has been selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer in 2011.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury (Car Accident, Slip & Fall, Defective Product, Unsafe Premises)
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Criminal Defense
  • Business Litigation

EDUCATION

He is a graduate of St. Vincent High School and the University of Notre Dame. He received his juris doctor degree in law from the University of Akron School of Law. Mr. Meeker was a standout athlete in high school and college, including starting two years on the University of Notre Dame football team. University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio J.D. • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Akron Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Catholic Youth Organization, Trustee | Basketball and Football Coach
  • Dapper Dan Club, Past President
  • Edwin Shaw Hospital, Board of Trustees (1977-present), Past Chair
  • Notre Dame Club of Akron
  • St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, Board of Trustees
  • Summit Sports Luncheon Club, Founder

CONTACT INFORMATION

rcmeeker@bmblaw.com :: office: 330.253.3337 :: mobile: 330.603.5614