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Christopher M. Newcomb is the sole owner and founder of The Newcomb Law Firm. Cris is a lifelong resident of Conneaut, OH and Ashtabula County. He graduated from Conneaut High School in 2001 and later from Defiance College in 2005 with a dual Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Criminal Justice. Cris graduated with his Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2008 and was licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio in 2009. He has had experience in many different areas of law and in many different courtrooms, while providing strong, dedicated, and compassionate advocacy on behalf of his clients. Cris is proud to live in Conneaut with his beautiful wife, Katie, and daughter, Amelia.

Cris is extremely dedicated and involved in the following civic, local and professional organizations:

● Conneaut Area City School Board - Elected 2011 ● Conneaut Area Chamber of Commerce Board - Past President
● Conneaut Education Foundation Board of Trustees ● Conneaut Elk's Lodge #256
● Conneaut American Legion Cowle Post #156 ● Conneaut Rotary Club ● Conneaut Lion's Club
● Conneaut Optimist Club ● Ashtabula County Red Cross Board of Directors
● Ashtabula County Building Board of Appeals ● Ashtabula County Bar Association
● Ohio State Bar Association ● American Bar Association

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Melissa A. Colucci is the head legal assistant and office manager of The Newcomb Law Firm. Colucci was born and raised in Conneaut, OH. She is a 1996 graduate of Conneaut High School. After graduating high school, Colucci moved to Erie, PA, where she started her career in the legal field, working at Levine Law Office from 1998 through 2003. Shortly thereafter, she began employment with Shapira, Hutzelman, Berlin, Ely, Smith and Walsh, LLC until 2008. Colucci moved on to work for Edgar Snyder & Associates until 2012, when she began working for The Iarocci Law Firm, now known as The Newcomb Law Firm.

Colucci and her husband, Jeff, proudly reside in Conneaut, OH, where they are proud parents of twin daughters, Lexie and Madison. Colucci has vast experience in many different legal fields and has worked for both small and large law firms. Her dedication to her career in the legal field has allowed her to develop the knowledge, patience, and compassion necessary for our clients and legal practice. Colucci can be reached at for any and all general questions about our firm, services or scheduling of appointments.

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