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For more than 40 years, our experienced counsel and dedicated staff have provided quality representation in a variety of matters.

Robert L. Tiger Tuma

Tiger Tuma has been a practicing trial attorney for more than 46 years. He is a senior partner and founder of Robert L. Tuma & Associates. Tiger was admitted to the Ohio State Bar in 1963, is a graduate of John Marshall College of Law with a Doctor of Law, graduate of John Carroll University with a B.S.S and graduate of the Harvard Negotiating Project. Tiger Tuma is also a former Ohio State Parole Officer, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Probation officer, Federal Law Enforcement Officer, Instructor of Criminal Law & Real Estate Law Courses at Cuyahoga Community College, and Instructor of Specialized Courses at John Carroll University.
• Negotiated numerous business matters & resolved numerous disputes
• Personal Injury ( Automobile, Motorcycle, and Truck accidents)
• Product Liabilities
• Slip and Fall; Dog Bites
• Workers Compensation Claims

• Parma Bar Association
• President & Founder of Professional Negotiation Inc.
• President & Founder of Tiger Trading
• Ohio Supreme Court – Mentor and Mentee Program
• Attorney for the US Polka Association
• Consultation to the Greater Cleveland Ump Association

Kathleen L. Fischer

Kathleen L. Fischer has been a practicing attorney since 1982. She was admitted to the Ohio State Bar, November 15, 1982. Kathleen is a graduate of the University of Akron, School of Law with a J.D. and graduate of Kent State University, Magna Cum Laude, with a B.S. in Criminal Justice Law Enforcement. She is an officer of the College Honor Society.

Areas of Practice:
• Estate Administration
• Probate and Wills
• Wrongful Death
• Uninsured Motorist Claims

• Ohio State Bar
• St. Basil the Great Parish, Brecksville

Scott M. Tuma

Scott M. Tuma has been a practicing attorney for more than 10 years. Scott was admitted to the Ohio State Bar in 1999. He received his Juris Doctorate from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Master’s Degree in History from Cleveland State University, and Bachelor’s Degree in History/Political Science from Walsh College. Scott is a Councilman in the city of Parma representing Ward 8 and a member of the Parma Bar Association. He has also served on the City of Parma Board of Zoning Appeals and as a voluntary magistrate for the Parma Juvenile Diversion Program. Scott is also an adjunct instructor at Cuyahoga Community College and has taught History, Political Science, and Paralegal Studies.

Areas of Practice:
• Bodily Injury
• Slip and Falls
• Real Estate Law
• Contract Law
• Business Matters
• Wills

Jeffrey A. Tuma

Jeff received his J.D. from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in May 1999. He received a M.A. in Philosophy with a Certificate of Advanced Study in Bioethics from the Graduate Department in Philosophy at Cleveland State University, in 1990. His undergraduate work was in Biology and Psychology. He has 21 years college teaching experience at a number of local colleges/universities including Cuyahoga Community College and the University of Akron.

Areas of Practice:
• Motor Vehicle Accidents
• Dog Bites
• Slip and Falls
• Nursing Home/Medical Negligence
• Elder Law Matters

Case Studies

Probate Estimates

Estate Planning

Probate Estate

Motorcycle Accident


Motorcycle Crash

Purchase Agreement


Truck Collision

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