Joe Petros


Joseph F. Petros III (Joe) focuses his practice on representing health care providers in litigation, employment matters and governmental investigations.

Bar & Court Admissions

Joe is admitted to practice law in:

  • Any state court in Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan


University of Notre Dame Law School Juris Doctor

  • Cum Laude
  • Executive Editor, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, Volume 25, Issue 2 On Health Care
  • Intensive trial advocacy training

University of Notre Dame B.A. , Political Science and Music

  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Honors in Political Science and Music, with an Honors Thesis in Political Science
  • Study abroad, Notre Dame London Program
  • Two-time winner, Notre Dame Conceto Competition
  • Notre Dame Liturgical Choir

Professional Affiliations

Joe is a member of the following organizations:

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Published Articles

Note, The Other War on Drugs: Federal Preemption, the FDA, and Prescription Drugs after Wyeth v. Levine, 25 NOTRE DAME J.L. ETHICS & PUB. POL’Y 637 (2011).

Community Involvement

Assistant organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist and Board of Directors for Maggie’s Place Ohio