Marilena R. Walters


Marilena is a pharmacist-attorney, whose practice is primarily devoted to the defense of medical negligence cases at the trial and appellate level. Her clients include hospitals and physician groups.

Prior to joining the firm, she was a principal attorney in the Office of the Attorney General of Ohio, focusing her practice on medical malpractice defense.


  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law  (J.D., 1984)
  • The Ohio State University  (B.S., 1978)
    • Pharmacy

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1984

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • American Association for Justice
  • Ohio State University Alumni
  • The Academy of Pharmacy of Central Ohio


  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers® 
    • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2022,2024)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers®
  • Top Lawyers by Columbus CEO magazine