A native of Akron, Ohio, Mr. Kotler obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 1992 from Bradley University and his law degree in 1998 from The University of Akron. He was admitted to practice in all courts of Ohio in 1999 and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio in 2001.
Todd is a general practice attorney with focuses in family law, civil and criminal and litigation and education law. Todd is one of the few attorneys in Northeast Ohio practicing education law, representing clients and their families regarding Individualized Education Plans, expulsion hearings, Manifestation Determination Reviews, Department of Education Due Process hearings, and advocates for parents of special needs children.
Professional Activities: Todd is a member of the Stark County Bar Association, the Akron Bar Association where he has held Chair and Vice Chair positions on several committees, and he is also a member of Parent Advocates and Attorneys. He regularly presents seminars on education law to continuing legal education attorneys. Additionally, Todd has received mediation training, through the Ohio Supreme Court.
Community Involvement: Todd has had an abiding commitment to the communities of Northeast Ohio. His volunteer activities include participation in various community theaters including Weathervane, Shakespeare at Stan, Hewett and Coach House. He has serviced on the Boards of Tree City and Kent Stage Players has and acted in local productions. He has also provided service as a Commissioner at Large for Boy Scouts of America, Old Portage District, Great Trail Council, and as a member of the YMCA Camp Y-Noah, Advisory Board. He is a member of the North Canton, Jackson-Belden and Green Chambers of Commerce.
He is an active member at Temple Israel Canton where he is the Brotherhood Treasurer. He previously served as a Sunday School teacher, Alternate Cantorial Soloist, and member of the Temple worship band at his last congregation.
He currently resides in Jackson Township area with his wife, Lynn and children, Lucas and Lauren.
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