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Michael R. Sliwinski

Managing Attorney
Consumer Protection Section

Section number: 216-787-3097

Michael serves as an attorney in the Consumer Protection Section and is the Managing Attorney of the Cleveland Regional Office. He previously served as legal counsel for the Ohio Lottery Commission and as a judge in the Cleveland Municipal Court. Michael has experience handling all aspects of civil and criminal litigation and has successfully brought enforcement actions against employment and travel agency scammers, home improvement contractors who performed shoddy work, numerous auto dealers and finance companies, and suppliers who engaged in deceptive advertising acts and practices.


  • Supreme Court of Ohio, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2004


University of Dayton School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2003
        • Chaminade University, 1999
        o Bachelor of Arts, Political and Historical Studies
        o Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice


        • United States Marine Corps 1994-1998