Compassionate And Tenacious Advocates In Personal Injury

Lori Ann Luka

Lori Ann Luka

  • Principal and Managing Attorney


Practice Areas

  • Car Accidents
  • Brain Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Premises Liability
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Slip and Falls


Attorney Lori Ann Luka was born and raised in Boardman, Ohio. Attorney Luka moved to Cleveland, Ohio to attend law school.

During her 24 years in practice, Attorney Luka has litigated cases throughout the State of Ohio and has appeared before the Court of Appeals. Attorney Luka has been a litigation attorney her entire career and has tried over 40 jury trials to verdict in the State of Ohio.

Attorney Luka has served as a Trustee for the Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), a group of Ohio trial lawyers dedicated to fighting for the rights of injured Ohioans. Attorney Luka was also chosen to participate in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Leadership Academy, Established Leader Cohort. Attorney Luka manages the law firm. She enjoys mentoring law students in their work as clerks for the firm. We believe this process will help these students become the best future lawyers they can be.

Attorney Luka enjoys spending time with her husband of 13 years, Tony, and three dogs, Bear, Lola and Cooper. Attorney Luka also enjoys walking, bike riding and spending time at the lake, where she enjoys boating and riding waverunners with her family and friends. Attorney Luka is a life-long fan of all Cleveland sporting teams.


  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2000
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Youngstown State University
    • B.S. - 1997
    • Honors: summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2001

Professional Associations

  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Lawyers (CATA), Member, 2015-present
  • Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), Member 2015-present, Board of Trustees, 2016-present
  • Cuyahoga Metropolitan Bar Association, 2000-present
  • Westshore Bar Association, 2008-present
  • Eighth District Judicial Conference, 2016-present
  • Justinian Forum (Italian American Bar Association), 2000-present
  • Presidential Appointed Trustee, Cuyahoga County Bar Association 2003
  • Editor-in-Chief, Law & Fact, Cuyahoga County Bar Association, 2004

Published Works

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Journal of Law and Health - “The Tobacco Industry and the First Amendment – An Analysis of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement”


  • Selected as an “Ohio Super Lawyer”, Law & Politics Magazine, 2017-present
  • Top 5% of attorneys in Ohio named as Super Lawyers
  • Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine, Cleveland Edition, Lori Luka – In Honor of Her Father, December 2015 Edition
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Leadership Academy, Established Leader Cohort, 2017-2018
  • Named Top 25 Female Attorneys Ohio and Top 50 Females State of Ohio, 2022
  • Named Cleveland State College of Law Hall of Fame Inductee, 2022

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Trial Team Guest Judge
  • Ohio Supreme Court Mentoring Program, Mentor

Past Positions

  • Kelley & Ferraro, LLP, Associate, 2000-2007
  • Mannion & Gray Co., L.P.A., Associate, 2007-2008
  • Lazzaro Law Offices, LLC, Associate, 2008-2015
  • Lazzaro Luka Law Offices, LLC, Equity Partner, 2015-present
  • Lazzaro Luka Law Offices, LLC, Principal & Manager, 2020-present