COVID – 19 Message from Soroka & Associates

COVID – 19 Message from SOroka & Associates   As you already know, the coronavirus (COVID-19) is creating challenges for all of us. We hope that you all are staying safe and healthy and taking all the necessary precautions during this challenging time. At Soroka & Associates, LLC, we are committed to our employees, associates, clients, and perspective clients. We always strive to provide a safe and comfortable environment to everyone at our office.

Our office has remained open during our regular business hours Monday through Friday and by appointment during the weekends. We have taken additional measures to assure the safety everyone that enters our office. Our staff and cleaning personnel have increased the frequency and scope of cleanings and disinfecting at our office in accordance with the CDC recommendations to assure the safety of anyone that enters our office.

As an extra step to our commitment to safety, we have also adapted to the changing environment, and now offer virtual consultations via Zoom, Facetime, and Skype during our business hours. As always, phone consultations are available by appointment, at all hours, any day of the week.

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Joshua Bedtelyon

  • Partner







Attorney Joshua Bedtelyon grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. Mr. Bedtelyon received his Bachelors Degree from University of Illinois in Political Science and a minor in Sociology. While at the University of Illinois Mr. Bedtelyon was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. Through this organization Mr. Bedtelyon participated in fundraising for many national philanthropies such as Youth Aids and helped build a house for a low income family through Habitat for Humanity. Mr. Bedtelyon was selected to participate in the prestigious Cline Symposium on public affairs.

In 2008 Mr. Bedtelyon moved to Columbus, Ohio to attend graduate school at Capital University Law School. Mr. Bedtelyon received his Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School in the spring of 2011.

In July of 2011, Mr. Bedtelyon took, and passed, the Ohio Bar Exam and was sworn in as an Attorney by the Ohio Supreme Court in November, 2011.

Upon employment with the Soroka and Associates LLC law firm, Mr. Bedtelyon was named lead attorney on domestic cases but also has done extensive work on civil, criminal, personal injury, and traffic cases. These experience lead to Mr. Bedtelyon being named partner with the firm in September, 2014. Mr. Bedtelyon has been successful arguing cases at the State and Appellate levels of the Ohio court system.

In his spare time you might find Mr. Bedtelyon at one of the countless concerts the Columbus music scene has to offer. Mr. Bedtelyon is also an avid runner who has competed in many competitive races such as the Louisville Triple Crown 10 Miler. Mr. Bedtelyon is also an avid sports fan cheering on his beloved Fighting Illini and Detroit professional sports teams. In 2012, the state of Kentucky bestowed upon Mr. Bedtelyon the commission of being a member of The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, the highest honor bestowed upon a civilian by the Kentucky General Assembly.

Areas Of Practice

  • Domestic
  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Personal Injury
  • Traffic

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit


  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • Juris Doctorate - 2011
    • Honors: Participant, Capital Law Mediation Clinic
    • Honors: Participant, Capital Law School’s Foreclosure Mediation Project
    • Honors: Participant, Capital Law School Legal Clinic
  • University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Honors: Member, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Sociology

Honors and Awards

  • Member, The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, the highest honor bestowed upon a civilian by the Kentucky General Assembly, 2012
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Youth Aids
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Cline Symposium on Public Affairs
The National Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers