Attorney Robert Botnick was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, where he attended Orange High School in Pepper Pike. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Miami University and returned to Cleveland to earn his law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University.
Following his admission to the Ohio Bar in 2004, Mr. Botnick served as a Cuyahoga County prosecutor for seven years handling serious felony cases, including murder, rape, arson, drug trafficking, computer crimes, and theft-related offenses, among numerous other crimes.
Mr. Botnick has tried over 60 felony trials in his career, including many that received special attention from local and national media outlets. In 2012, Mr. Botnick was admitted to practice law in the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio.
Mr. Botnick is married to his former law school classmate and fellow attorney, Abby, and they have two children together. He is an avid technology enthusiast, coaches little league baseball, enjoys rock and jazz, and spending time with his family.