Justin M. Lovdahl


Justin is a civil trial attorney concentrating his practice in commercial and construction litigation.  As a business litigator, Justin practices in state and federal court for clients across various business market segments. As a valued member of BMD’s Litigation Team, he focuses primarily on commercial contracts and business tort disputes.

Contact Information

75 East Market Street. Akron, Ohio 44308


Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
John Carroll University, B.A., cum laude

As a construction lawyer, Justin represents business owners, developers, contractors, and design professionals in all facets of construction law, including construction contract negotiations, surety bond disputes, mechanics’ lien claims, construction claims and management issues, and arbitrations.

During law school, Justin served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Judge Christopher Boyko of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Justin was also a Managing Editor for the Cleveland State Law Review and a member of Cleveland-Marshall’s Trial Advocacy team.

Justin was a member of the firm's Summer Associate Program. 

Representative Matters

Residential and Commercial Evictions

  • Handled more than a dozen residential forceable entry and detainer (eviction) cases in the past twelve months for a large scale residential landlord specializing in single occupancy residences around the state of Ohio including in Akron, Cleveland, Dayton, Lorain, Sandusky, and Toledo.
  • Represented commercial landlords for forceable entry and detainer (eviction) cases in all commercial sectors including office space, warehouse, retail, restaurants, and industrial.

Court & Bar Associations

  • Ohio Bar
  • Florida Bar
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