Phone: (440) 333-7330
Fax: (440) 333-7576
Michael Gordillo is an accomplished trial lawyer who gained significant jury trial experience while serving as an Assistant Prosecutor for Cuyahoga County. In 2005, he left that position and focused his private practice on criminal law and employment law. While maintaining and managing his own firm, Michael earned a wealth of experience handling countless cases involving misdemeanor criminal and traffic matters. As a founding partner of Valore & Gordillo, LLP, he represents clients facing criminal charges across many courts in the Cleveland area, drawing upon his vast knowledge of and experience in law enforcement.
In addition to handling criminal matters, Mike has litigated numerous employment cases since 2005. He has co-authored papers presented at employment law seminars in Ohio, Arkansas, Montana, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, South Dakota, and Wyoming. In 2007, he was awarded the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association scholarship for devoted new employment lawyers. He is a member of the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, the Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association, and the Northeast Ohio Municipal Prosecutors Association.
In 2012, Michael was selected as a Hearing Officer for the Cuyahoga County Human Resource Commission. He presides over hearings for cases involving disputes between Cuyahoga County and its non-bargaining classified employees. As a Hearing Officer, Michael submits detailed reports and recommendations for final disposition of each case to the Human Resource Commission.
Michael graduated from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 2000 and from the Ohio State University in 1995. He is admitted to all Ohio Courts and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Professional memberships include: the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, the Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association, and the Northeast Ohio Municipal Prosecutors Association.
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