Mate Rimac

  • Of Counsel


Ravenna, OH





Attorney Rimac is “Of Counsel” with the firm and his practice is focused on bankruptcy, social security disability, personal injury, and workers' compensation.  His other practice areas include criminal defense, family law, landlord/tenant, and will preparation.  His juvenile court practice includes representing parties in dependency, neglect, and abuse cases, delinquency, and representing children as a guardian ad-litem.

Attorney Rimac attended the University of Toledo where he graduated in 2006, magna cum laude, with a B.A. in Political Science. Attorney Rimac furthered his education by obtaining a Juris Doctor degree from Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2009.

He is licensed to practice in Ohio and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio.  He is also a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association, Portage County Bar Association, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives.

In June 2012 Attorney Rimac taught a Continuing Legal Education course entitled “Bankruptcy Today.”  He discussed an overview of personal bankruptcy and current trends in local bankruptcy law to fellow attorneys and accounting professionals.

Attorney Rimac is first generation Croatian American and speaks fluent Croatian. In his free time, Mr. Rimac enjoys traveling as well as playing basketball and chess.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Social Security Disability
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2010


  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2009
  • University of Toledo
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Political Science


  • "Bankruptcy Today," Gilbride and Company, Continuing Legal Education, June 2012.

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Lake County Bar Association, Member
  • Portage County Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives, Member


  • Croatian