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Widman & Franklin LLC

Employment Lawyer | Serving Toledo, OH

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405 Madison Avenue, Suite 1550
Toledo, OH 43604

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Dedicated to Holding Employers Accountable

The law protects employees and employers alike. Both parties have rights and responsibilities. Being treated badly on the job by a coworker, your manager or a company executive can be very hurtful and even cause emotional harm. The law requires that your civil rights are respected at work, and you have a right to enforce those rights.

If you are experiencing an unfair situation at work, call Widman & Franklin LLC for legal counsel. The firm's attorneys offer more than five decades of combined legal experience and can advise you about protecting your rights and help you decide whether or not to take legal action against your employer.

Contact the firm today if you need legal assistance with any unlawful employer's activities:

Labor & Employment Law

  • Discrimination based on age, race, sex, national origin, religion, pregnancy,
    disability, sexual orientation or genetic information.
  • Harassment and Hostile Environment
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Discrimination
  • Unpaid Wages Such as Overtime
  • Misclassification as exempt when you should be hourly
  • Whistleblower Protection
  • Workplace Violence
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Unemployment Benefits

The legal team at Widman & Franklin LLC stands ready to discuss you case with you and to help you get the justice you deserve.

Call Attorney John Franklin today at 419-960-4284 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profiles

Attorney John D. Franklin


  • Ohio, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Legal Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law by the Ohio State Bar


  • University of Toledo College of Law
    • J.D. - 1991

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association
  • Toledo Employment Lawyers Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, Board Member
  • Toledo Employment Lawyers Association, Chairman
  • Toledo Bar Association, Past Chairman
  • Labor and Employment Law Committee

Attorney Marilyn Widman


  • Supreme Court of Ohio, 1997
  • Sixth District Court of Appeals, Ohio, 1997
  • Supreme Court of Indiana, 1998
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1997
  • United Stated District Courts, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, 1998


  • University of Toledo College of Law, 1997
  • Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA
    • B.A. - English Literature - cum laude
    • B.A. - Honors- cum laude

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Toledo Bar Association, Employment & Labor Law Committee
  • Indiana Bar Association, Employment Law Committee
  • Toledo Area Jobs with Justice Member
  • Ohio Employment Law Association
  • Ohio Bar Association

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