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Possessing 31 years of legal experience, attorney Steve Papadimos serves the Greater Toledo area in the field of public law as Chief of the Civil Division of the Lucas County Prosecutor’s Office. A long-time resident of Ohio, Steve Papadimos studied history at the University of Toledo, graduating magna cum laude and earning accolades such as the Andrew Townsend Scholarship and membership in the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society. Steve Papadimos then studied law at the University of Toledo College of Law, earning a Juris Doctor and displaying his legal acumen through the Student Bar Association. After graduating, Steve Papadimos accepted a position at the Lucas County Prosecutor’s Office, expanding on his legal education to offer extensive expertise in all aspects of public law. Among other services, Steve Papadimos assists the community by overseeing the Senior Protection Unit. This division of the Lucas County Prosecutor's Office investigates crimes against the elderly, including cases involving neglect, abuse, and exploitation. For his efforts as a prosecutor and civil leader, Steve Papadimos earned the Outstanding Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Award from the Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association in 1992 and the Lucas County Employee of the Year Award in 1996. Outside of his work, Steve Papadimos regularly gives lectures on First Amendment law, and he has written for publications such as the Journal of the National District Attorneys Association. Licensed to practice law in Ohio, Steve Papadimos holds membership in the Toledo Bar Association and Ohio State Bar Association. He resides in the Toledo suburb of Sylvania.

Work experience

Jan 1980Present

Chief of Civil Division

Lucas County Prosecutor's Office


Bachelor of Arts in History, Juris Doctorate

University of Toledo, University of Toledo College of Law