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Our Attorneys Have Practical Truck Knowledge

Two of our attorneys hold Class A Commercial Drivers Licenses. You need to ask yourself, “Do I hire the attorney who knows how to drive a semi-truck or do I hire the one who has no clue on how to drive a truck?” Lawyers who focus on helping truck crash victims should have practical legal / trial experience AND truck driving experience. It is often said, you cannot learn life from a book or in a classroom. There is no substitute for actually doing it.

Truck accident attorneys, like those in our firm, understand how important it is to properly prepare your case for trial and a fair and just settlement that will protect you and your loved ones. We understand the subtleties and nuisances of handling a truck crash cases.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Truck Accident
  • Auto Accident
  • Loading Dock Premises Accident
  • Construction / Work Zone Accident
  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Call Leizerman & Young today at 216-789-4832 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profiles

Attorney Andrew R. Young

Bar Admissions:

  • Ohio, 1999
  • Washington, District of Columbia, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A., 1996, magna cum laude

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Above and Beyond Award, American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group, 2016
  • Member of the Year Award, Lorain County Bar Association, 2016
  • Distinguished Services Award, Ohio Association for Justice, 2015
  • Best Attorneys in America, Rue Ratings, 2015, 2016
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2005 through 2007 and 2009 through 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers by Law & Politics Media
  • AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015 - present
  • Esther S. Weissman Optimist Award, Ohio Association for Justice, 2011
  • Distinguished Services Award, Ohio Association for Justice, 2003
  • Honorary Member, North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce, 2004, 2005
  • The Order of Barristers, Case Western Reserve University - Law, 1999
  • Mike Hughes Award, Case Western Reserve University - Law, 1999

Attorney Ellen McCarthy

Bar Admissions:

  • Ohio - 1990
  • U.S. District Court, N. D. Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 6th Circuit


  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law - J.D. 1990
  • St. Leo College - B.A. - 1984

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • First Place Overall/Best Brief Award- National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition - 1998
  • Named by AML Legal Readers as a top Cleveland Medical Malpractice Attorney in 2012

Attorney D.J. Young

Bar Admissions:

  • Ohio, Virginia, and Texas (first licensed in 1998 in Virginia)
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – E.D. of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court – S.D. of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court – N.D. of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court – S.D. of Texas
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A. 1995 summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Notre Dame - Law School - J.D. 1998 magna cum laude

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Bar Association Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association Member
  • Delaware County Agricultural Society - former board member
  • Habitat for Humanity of Delaware County, Ohio - previous board member
  • BRIDGE Ministries of Laredo, Inc. - previous board member
  • Highpoint Church of the Nazarene, Delaware, Ohio, member
  • Rotary - past member
  • Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce - past board member
  • Stratford Ecological Center, Delaware, Ohio - past board member
  • Perkins Local School District - past board member

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