Attorney Profiles

The attorneys at Lopez, Severt & Pratt Co., L.P.A. routinely handle complex legal matters for clients throughout Miami, Shelby, Darke, Montgomery, and surrounding counties in Ohio.  We have the resources and experience necessary to provide comprehensive representation for clients facing criminal law, domestic relations, or personal injury issues. We are active members of the public and legal communities in Ohio—several of our lawyers are actively involved in a variety of local service and charitable organizations as well as the local Board of Elections.

While our lawyers often settle cases prior to trials, we do not hesitate to take cases to court if justice is denied.  We are zealous, passionate defenders of your rights under the United States legal system.

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Lopez, Severt & Pratt offers free initial consultations to all prospective clients and works on a contingency fee basis for personal injury cases.  Contact our Troy office to speak to a seasoned lawyer.

Jose M. Lopez

Jose M. Lopez
An AV® Peer Review Rated™ Martindale-Hubbell® attorney and an Ohio Super Lawyer, Jose M. Lopez has been practicing law in Ohio since 1979.  He is admitted to Ohio, the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.  He received his J.D. from the University of Dayton in 1979 and his B.A. from Ohio State University in 1975.  His memberships include the Miami County and Ohio State Bar Associations, the Ohio Association for Justice, and the Ohio Academy of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Lopez has received the Lewis Powell Award, the Carl Weinman Award, and the Lawyers Lawyer Award.  He also won the Midwest National Trial Competition.  Mr. Lopez was an assistant prosecuting attorney in Miami County from 1979 to 1981, Miami County's municipal prosecutor from 1981 to 1984, special prosecutor for Montgomery County from 1984 to 1986, and special prosecutor for Wood County in 1991.  He has been voted by the American Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers and was an Ohio Super Lawyer from 2004-2008.

Mr. Lopez assists clients with personal injury, medical malpractice, civil litigation, criminal law, trials and appeals,
estate planning, and probate matters.

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Todd D. Severt

Todd D. Severt
Admitted to Ohio and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Todd D. Severt received his J.D. from the University of Dayton in 1992.  In 1987, Mr. Severt earned his B.A. from the University of South Carolina.  He is a member of the Miami County and Ohio State Bar Associations and a BV® Peer Review Rated™ Martindale-Hubbell® attorney.  He served on the Troy City Council from 1995 to 1999.

Mr. Severt is a Board Certified Family Relations Law Specialist for the State of Ohio.

Mr. Severt focuses his practice on domestic relations law, estate planning, and probate.

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Andrew R. Pratt

Andrew R. Pratt
Andrew R. Pratt was admitted to practice law in Ohio in 1994.  He received his J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1994 and his B.S. from Ohio University, cum laude, in 1990.  His legal memberships include the Miami County and Ohio State Bar Associations, the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the Ohio Association for Justice.  He is a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award, Trial Workshop.

Mr. Pratt devotes his time to clients who need help with criminal, personal injury, medical malpractice, civil litigation, estate planning, or probate law.  He was a public defender from 1995 to 2000 and is a BV® Peer Review Rated™ Martindale-Hubbell® attorney.

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Jonathan S. Zweizig

Jonathan S. Zweizig
Jonathan S. Zweizig is a member of the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Dayton, Miami County, and Ohio State Bar Associations.  Mr. Zweizig was admitted to Ohio and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, in 1998.  He graduated with his J.D. from Ohio Northern University School of Law in 1998 and Wittenberg University with his B.A., cum laude, in 1995. He was an editor for the Ohio Northern University Law Review from 1997 to 1998.

Mr. Zweizig's practice focuses on personal injury, medical malpractice, civil litigation, estate planning, and probate.

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Jay M. Lopez

Jay M. Lopez
Attorney Jay M. Lopez received his J.D. from Capital University in 2006 and his B.A. from Miami University in 2002.  In 2006, he was admitted to practice law in Ohio and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio.

His professional career is devoted to domestic relations law, criminal law, and civil litigation.

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Justin Lopez

Justin Lopez

Justin Lopez received his B.A. from Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio in 2009 and his J.D. from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 2012.

Areas of Practice - Bankruptcy, Business Law, Business Litigation, and Estate Planning

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Krystle N. Marko

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Krystle N. Marko received her B.A. and B.S. from Miami University in 2005 and her J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2008. She is a member of the Miami County and Ohio State Bar Associations. She has been admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio.

Her professional career is devoted to domestic relations, corporate law, and personal injury.

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