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Ottawa County Attorney

At John A. Brikmanis Law in Oak Harbor, Ohio, I am dedicated to providing experienced and reliable legal representation for clients throughout the region. My firm, which was originally founded in 1932 by the first female attorney in Ottawa and Sandusky counties, has served generation upon generation of clients for over 80 years. As the firm's current sole practitioner, I offer experienced representation in a wide range of legal matters.

Accessible And Reliable Service · Elder Law, Taxation, Bankruptcy And More

I draw on more than 23 years of legal experience to grant each client's legal matter the personal attention it deserves. Additionally, I am committed to friendly and personal client service. Clients find me approachable and accessible.


I have spent my entire career living and practicing in the Oak Harbor area. I draw on long-standing community ties to better meet clients' legal needs.

I offer legal services in a variety of practice areas, including:
  • Elder law: I provide comprehensive legal counsel on all aspects of estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills and Medicaid planning. I advise clients on how to protect their estate from expensive nursing home care. I strive for affordability and efficiency in estate planning, Consequently, my probate and estate administration practice is the largest in Ottawa County.
  • Bankruptcy: If you are facing foreclosure or are up to your neck in debt, Chapter 7 bankruptcy may be a solution for wiping your slate clean and potentially saving your home. I can walk you through all aspects of the process so you will know what to expect. Free initial consultation.
  • Tax law: I offer comprehensive counsel for individuals, families and businesses with tax-related concerns. Whether you need basic tax advice or representation in a high-stakes dispute with the IRS, I can help.
  • Personal injury: I provide experienced representation in personal injury cases, including car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, slip-and-falls and wrongful death claims. I have handled complex claims resulting in multimillion-dollar settlements.
  • Foreclosure defense: If you are on the brink of losing your home, I can provide knowledgeable representation. I will be a strong advocate for your rights and interests in foreclosure proceedings.
  • Real estate: My firm offers representation in real estate transactions and disputes, including land use and zoning issues, real estate sales, farm sales, landlord-tenant law and preparation of titles.

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To arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer in Ottawa County, call 419-898-0000 or contact me online. Evening and weekend hours are available by appointment.

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John A. Brikmanis Law
139 East Water Street
Oak Harbor, OH 43449
Phone: 419-898-0000
Fax: 419-898-4300
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