James E Arnold & Associates, LPA
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Columbus, Ohio
614-460-1619 (Office)
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Alvin Mathews


A former Assistant Disciplinary Counsel, Alvin E. Mathews, Jr. is recognized throughout Ohio as a lawyer’s lawyer who is called upon to represent law firms, in-house counsel at corporations and in government on a variety of professional responsibility matters, earning inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America in the field of professional liability defense.

Because of his considerable experience and knowledge, Alvin has been asked to provide representation on literally hundreds of legal ethics advisory opinions, hundreds of lawyer discipline case investigations as a prosecutor and respondent’s counsel, including nearly one hundred lawyer discipline trials, and more than twenty oral arguments in the Ohio Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice

  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility

  • Litigation

  • Business Litigation

  • Class Actions

  • Malpractice

  • Professional Licensure

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1987
  • Ohio, Southern District of Ohio, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Honors and Awards

  • Ohio Super Lawyers 2011 – 2017
  • AV Preeminent rating by Martindale Hubble
  • Best Lawyers in America 2016 – 2017


Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio

  • J.D.
  • Honors: National Moot Court Team
  • Honors: National Privacy Law Team
  • Honors: Appellate Advocacy Award
  • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Trial Practice
  • Honors: Dean’s List

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

  • A.B.
  • Honors: Dean’s List

Memberships, Associations, etc.

  • American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility
  • Former Ohio Bar Association, Council of Delegates Member
  • Columbus and Ohio Bar Foundations, Fellow
  • Former Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer Inn of Court Member
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow


Local: 614-460-1600

Fax: 614-469-1066

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James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA

115 W. Main St., 4th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215

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