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Nicole Sassmannshausen is a paralegal for the Law Firm of David A. Young. In 2013, Nicole graduated from Cuyahoga Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Business with a concentration in Paralegal Studies. She has experience with civil litigation, but she has made employment law her primary focus. She is currently seeking to become a Certified Paralegal by The Ohio State Bar Association.

Nicol Sassmannhausen

Mr. Kresak is highly knowledgeable regarding the procedures of the Common Pleas and District courts throughout the State of Ohio. Mr. Kresak is a Registered Notary in the State of Ohio. Mr. Kresak is a well-respected member of the legal community, currently serving on the Paralegal Advisory Board for the Stautzenberger College located in Strongsville, Ohio.


Bryan Kresak is a Paralegal and assists the Firm’s clients in nearly every aspect of litigation. Mr. Kresak is one of only 147 paralegals throughout the State of Ohio designated as a Certified Paralegal by the Ohio State Bar Association.  Mr. Kresak received a Degree in Business with a focus on legal studies from the Academy of Court Reporting in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Kresak has over 12 years of experience as a paralegal all of which have been dedicated to employment and civil rights law.

Mr. Young holds a law degree with high honors and distinction from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. During law school, Mr. Young served on the Board of Editors for the Cleveland-Marshall Law Review. Also during law school, Mr. Young was honored with the Spangenberg Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.


Mr. Young is a Dean's list graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Mr. Young is admitted to practice in all common pleas courts and courts of appeal throughout the State of Ohio. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.


Mr. Young is a member of the Cleveland, Portage County, Ohio State and American Bar associations. He is also a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, National Employment Lawyers Association, Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association, the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, and was recently nominated as a 'barrister' in the Cleveland Employment Inns of Court. 


In 2008, Mr. Young received the honor of inclusion in Super Lawyers Magazine's list as a Rising Star in the Labor and Employment field.  In 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, Mr. Young was further honored by his selection as a "Super Lawyer" — a designation reserved for only five percent of the lawyers in the State of Ohio.  Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  Super Lawyers Magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics.  Mr. Young has also received an Excellent rating by the AVVO lawyer rating service.

David A. Young is an experienced trial lawyer focusing on complex employment litigation and discrimination matters. Mr. Young has been certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a specialist in the area of Labor and Employment Law. This certification makes him one of a small group of attorneys in Ohio to have earned this distinction. In a survey of his peers and opposing counsel, Mr. Young has been rated as “Preeminent” by the Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Rating Service – the highest rating a lawyer can achieve.



David A. Young

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