Mike Zidar

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Mike Zidar

Senior Assistant Attorney General
Workers’ Compensation Section
 
Contact:
Office: 216-787-3030
Michael.Zidar@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov
 
Mike joined the Workers’ Compensation Section in 2008.  He represents the Administrator of the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) in appeals from the decisions of the Ohio Industrial Commission to the court of common pleas filed by the injured worker or employer.  As the BWC’s representative, he is responsible for protecting the BWC fund, through which an injured worker may receive compensation and medical treatment for injuries occurring while they were acting within the course and scope of their employment.

Mike has been with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office since 1997.  During his time with the office, he has also worked in the Employment Law Section, the Executive Agencies Section and the Labor Relations Section.

Prior to his employment with the Office, Mike served as an Assistant County Prosecutor in Cuyahoga County where he served as a trial attorney in the Criminal Division.  This role consisted of representing the State of Ohio in all felony level criminal cases originating in Cuyahoga County from the pre-indictment investigative stage through final appeals. 
 
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • State of Ohio (1989)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
EDUCATION
  • Cleveland State University- Marshall College of Law, J.D., 1988
  • Kent State University, BBA, Marketing, 1983