A lifelong Youngstown resident, Attorney Joseph Kondela’s clients include a number of trade union fringe benefit funds apprenticeship committees, building committees, scholarship funds and collection agencies including those affiliated with Sheet Metal Workers Local No. 33 Youngtown District, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local No. 396, Bricklayers Local No. 8, Cement Masons Local No. 179, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 64 and 573, Ironworkers Local No. 207, Operating Engineers Local No. 66, Roofers Local No. 71, Painters Local No. 476 and Glaziers Local No. 847. He has also represented a number of public employee unions including the Ohio Education Association, Mahoning County Sanitary Engineer Employees Union, International Association of Firefighters and Youngtown Police Ranking Officers Union.
ERISA – Multi Employer Benefit Plans
Labor and Employment Law
Creditor’s Rights in Bankruptcy
Litigation and Appeals
State of Ohio, 1999
U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2004
Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio, 1999 J.D.
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, 1999 M.A.
Major: History Graduated with Distinction, the University’s highest honor for graduate students, for a 4.0 GPA
Youngstown State University, Youngtown, Ohio, 1993 A.B.
Ohio State Bar Association, Member
Mahoning County Bar Association, Member
Ohio Association of Justice and the International Foundation of Employee Benefits, Member
Chairman of the Mahoning County Law Library Resources Board, Appointed by the judges of the Mahoning County Area and Municipal Courts, Present