Lawyer Image

Joseph A. Rideout

Partner
1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604
Direct419.321.1224
Fax419.241.6894
jrideout@slk-law.com

Assistant

Sharon Lawson
Direct419.321.1278
slawson@slk-law.com

Joseph A. Rideout is a partner in the real estate practice group in the firm's Toledo office.  He has substantial experience in the areas of real estate finance and development, construction law, land use planning and business law.

Joe's practice involves the representation of owners, developers, lenders, investors, contractors and public-private joint ventures in all types of real estate financing and development transactions and projects.

Joe served for twelve (12) years, on Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP's firm-wide management committee, and he is the former chair of the firm's Toledo real estate practice group.

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, 1989 - 2019
  • Best Lawyers, "Toledo Real Estate Lawyer of the Year," 2009
  • Toledo Business Journal, "Who's Who in Toledo Area Law"
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • Toledo-Lucas County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc., Board Member, Executive Committee
  • Notre Dame Academy, Board of Trustees
  • Toledo Cultural Arts Center, Inc./Valentine Theatre, Honorary Board Member
  • St. John's Jesuit High School Foundation, Board Member, Chairman of Board
  • International Samaritan, f/k/a Central American Ministries, Board of Trustees and Past Board Chairman
  • Kids Unlimited, Inc., Emeritus Board Member
  • St. John's Jesuit High School of Toledo, Ohio, past Chairman of Board
  • Toledo Botanical Garden, past Board Chairman
  • Toledo Legal Aid Society, past Board Chairman
  • Child and Family Abuse Prevention Center, past Board Chairman
  • Lucas County Economic Development Corporation, f/k/a Lucas County Improvement Corporation, Past Board Member and Secretary

News Releases

09.10.2018Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Toledo Business Journal’s "Who’s Who In Toledo Area Law"
08.15.2018Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019
08.17.2017Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018
08.16.2016Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2017
08.19.2015Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2016
09.05.2014Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
08.21.201483 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015
08.15.201383 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014
09.12.2012Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
08.28.201281 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013
09.15.2011Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
09.07.201170 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America® 2012
07.20.2011Joseph A. Rideout Recipient of Centenary Award for Outstanding Service
08.12.201070 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011
07.29.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Area Law” Recognition

Alternate biographies


Assistant


Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia, 1976
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Dartmouth College, Phi Beta Kappa, 1973

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 1976

Languages


Advisors



Rideout_Best_Lawyers