About Our Attorneys
Richard G. LaValley, Jr.
Richard LaValley Jr, has been practicing law for over 30 years and has earned the respect of his colleagues and community by always practicing ethical and honorable law. Dick has also shown a strong desire to give back to the community that has helped him succeed as an attorney by serving on boards and committees that focus on bettering the community that has been so good to him.
Daniel J. LaValley
Daniel LaValley has dedicated his professional career to providing his clients with their very best legal services possible. He has also given back to his community by serving on several different boards for schools and organizations in the Toledo area throughout the past few decades.
Michael J. Todak
Mike Todak is a dedicated attorney who continues to go above and beyond status quo to provide his clients, both businesses and individuals, with the best possible legal services he can. Mike also understands that a strong personal commitment to his community enhances the strength of the community as a whole; because of this, Mike has served in leadership positions for numerous boards.
James E. Schaefer
Jim is committed to his clients and provides confident and exemplary legal advice. Jim is dedicate to community service and has served as the business, professional, and charitable communities as a board member and officer for organizations including Harbor Behavioral Healthcare, Leadership Toledo, Toledo Hearing and Speech Center, and the Toledo Chamber of Commerce. Jim has also served as a CYO basketball coach for many years and was honored in 2007 with its Veteran Coach Award.
Jeremiah P. O’Brien
Jeremiah works in the areas of estate planning, probate, public accounting, and corporate legal services. He is involved with VITA as a volunteer accountant. He is a member of the AICPA, Ohio CPA, Toledo Bar Association, and The Ohio State Bar Association.
Elizabeth A. LaValley
Elizabeth LaValley, an associate at LLTS since 2012, is experienced in practicing law in all of the firm’s areas of specialty. She is an active member of the community, serving on many boards and volunteering her time with several local non-profit organizations in the community.
Charles D. Rittenhouse
Charles Rittenhouse joined the team of LLTS in January of 2017. He brings with him past experience in the firm’s areas of practice as well as a fresh perspective on current practices. He is excited to join LLTS and shares similar interests in giving back to the community in which he lives. He enjoys volunteering his time and knowledge whenever he can.
Nathan D. Benner
Nathan Benner, a 2016 graduate from the University of Toledo College of Law, joined LLTS in October 2017. Gaining knowledge and know-how from the firm’s experienced attorneys, Nathan is quickly growing in his legal career to handle the wide range needs of his clients whether they be individuals, families, or business entities.