Mazanec, Raskin & Ryder Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce the promotion of Mary Beth Klemencic to Partner. Mary Beth, a resident of Mentor, has been with the firm for 16 years.

Mary Beth focuses her practice on general liability, including liquor, premise and professional liability, and personal injury defense. She represents dram shop owners, developers, contractors, homeowner associations, real estate appraisers, and various businesses. She has defended architects, engineers and construction companies in construction defects cases. Her representative experience also includes scope-of-employment cases and employer intentional tort cases.

“Mary Beth has been integral to the firm’s success in handling liquor liability and general liability matters during her tenure with MRR,” said Joseph F. Nicholas, Jr., Managing Partner of the firm. “I am delighted to make this announcement.”

Mary Beth graduated with her J.D. from Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. In 2006, she was named a “Rising Star” by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine, and she is a recipient of the CALI Award for Excellence in Remedies. Klemencic served as Chairperson of the Grand Jury for Lake County, Ohio in April 2022.