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Edward S. Jerse, Esq. – Merriman Legal, LLC

Attorney Edward JerseEdward S. Jerse, Esq., is an associate attorney at Merriman Legal, LLC.

A graduate of Harvard Law School, Mr. Jerse has years of legal experience. He prosecuted cases on behalf of the City of Euclid. In addition, he has an extensive background handling accident and injury cases. He has taken cases to trial and has argued before the Ohio Supreme Court.

He served the people of Ohio as a state representative. Mr. Jerse also has worked in director positions for the Cuyahoga County Government and Ohio Department of Development.

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to Ohio Bar, 1983

Professional Experience

  • Merriman Legal, LLC, Associate, 2019-present
  • Landskroner Grieco Merriman, LLC, Associate, 2015-2019
  • Cuyahoga County Government, Director, Regional Collaboration, 2011-2013
  • Ohio Department of Development, Director, Government Relations, 2007-2011
  • City of Euclid, Prosecutor, 2005-2007
  • Attorney for Defense Law Firm, 2005-2007
  • Ohio House of Representatives, State Representative (D-Euclid), Appointed 1995; elected 1996; re-elected 1998, 2000, 2002
  • State of Ohio, Assistant Ohio Attorney General, 1994-1998
  • Attorney for Cleveland law firm, 1983-1994
  • Cleveland Tomorrow, Senior Associate, 1984-1985

Other Experience

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University Law School
  • City of Euclid, City Councilman


  • B.A., Georgetown University, Magna Cum Laude
  • J.D., Harvard Law School
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