Jori Bloom Naegele

JoriJori Bloom Naegele attended the University of Cincinnati (B.A., Cum Laude with Honors, 1976) and Case Western Reserve University (J.D., 1979).  She served as Lorain County Bar Association President, 1991-1992. She is a former Staff Attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Lorain County, Inc. She was a Founding Member and Secretary for the Ohio Women’s Bar Association in 1994-1995; she served on the Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee of the Lorain County Bar Association and the Ohio Supreme Court’s Task Force on Gender Fairness.  She was appointed by former Ohio Attorney General Lee Fisher to the Ethics and Professional Responsibility Advisory Counsel to the Attorney General’s Office.  She was a Trustee for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers in 1994-1995; and has served as a Mediator for the Federal District Court, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Lorain County Court of Common Pleas.

She has practiced law for over 25 years in Lorain. The law firm, Gary, Naegele & Theado, LLC, has recovered additional pension benefits for thousands of pensioners.


  • Class Action Fairness Act: Winners and Losers (LCBA Legal Times, Lorain County Bar Assoc., January/February 2006)
  • Ever Consider Being a Red Cross Volunteer After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita? (LCBA Legal Times, Lorain County Bar Assoc., April/May/June 2006).
  • Protecting Your Pension for Dummies. (2007)