Erin Poplar

Erin Poplar
Erin is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Lorain County Bar Association and the Ashland Bar Association and is a member of the Board of the Lorain County Office on Aging.

In her over-20 year legal career, Erin’s primary focus has been helping her clients avoid and solve problems through thoughtful legal counseling and powerful courtroom advocacy. Erin is above all a litigator. This means that she handles disputes from preliminary investigation and resolution attempts, filing and defending lawsuits, taking
depositions, using alternative dispute resolution and going to trial. Everyone has a super power and Erin’s is meticulous attention to detail. Erin’s attention to detail coupled with relentless factual investigation ensure that she will uncover the gritty details that often make a winning case.


Erin is an agricultural and rural litigation attorney with a focus on construction litigation. Erin has litigated and tried cases concerning grain elevators, pneumatic conveying systems, grain bins and feed mill failures, and construction defects. She has litigated multiple commercial and residential retention pond design and construction cases and has handled various nuisance cases concerning water runoff, erosion and ag-zoned farm and enterprise nuisances. Erin has litigated tree cutting/clearing and property dispute matters involving property boundaries, mineral rights, and family farm trust disputes.


Erin is experienced in handling many types of damages claims, including agricultural losses based on loss of product, loss of profit, loss based on agricultural futures contracts, and unplanted crop loss. Erin’s has substantial experience working within the
insurance industry and has litigated multiple coverage matters.


Erin has also litigated cases involving agricultural accidents resulting in serious injuries and death, including employer intentional torts, machine guarding and maintenance matters as well as cases involving animal escape/accidents and dog bites.


Erin’s clients are consistently impressed with her ability to uncover avenues of attack and streams of recovery that are not immediately apparent as well as the tireless work ethic necessary to uncover every possible strategy.


Erin began her career in Ashland, Ohio in 1999 but moved back to her native Lorain County in 2013. In addition to our firm’s office in Lorain, Erin maintains a satellite office in downtown Ashland to accommodate her clients in central Ohio.


Erin has litigated cases throughout the state and federal courts of central and northern Ohio. She has tried jury cases to verdict in many Ohio counties including Ashland, Richland, Marion, Medina, Crawford and Wayne and has briefed and argued appellate cases in the Third, Fifth, Sixth and Ninth appellate districts of Ohio and in the Supreme Court of Ohio.  


“Erin is a great lawyer! From my initial inquiry, she showed her deep knowledge and understanding about my case. She presented possible approaches to the case and presented potential outcomes. I got the feeling that she was right one I needed. She is very responsive, hardworking and always fight for me. In the end, the outcome was much better than I anticipated. I would highly recommend Erin to anyone.”


“I hoped to never need a lawyer, but when I did, Erin did a wonderful job. She’s very knowledgeable and down to earth. She kept me apprised of what was going on every step of the way and guided me through everything. She works very hard and always took my calls or responded to my emails. We achieved great results for the situation I was in. And I didn’t have to drive to downtown Cleveland and deal with traffic and parking headaches just to get great representation.”


“Ms. Poplar provided representation for several of my legal matters. I was more than pleased with the way in which she handled my cases. She was very prompt, professional and was able to obtain the outcomes that I was seeking. I would recommend Ms. Poplar without any reservation.”


“Erin is highly intelligent and knowledgeable. She kept me ‘in the loop’ regarding the happenings of my various issues and always let me know what her next steps and thoughts were. Erin appeared passionate about helping me to obtain the positive results that I was looking for- and she definitely delivered! She seemingly works around the clock and always puts her clients first. After working with a different lawyer previously, I feel so relieved to have found Erin.”


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