Joshua A. Lemerman

Joshua (Josh) is an Associate at Day Ketterer, Ltd., practicing in the area of domestic relations and family law.  Josh is dedicated to helping clients work through the myriad of emotions and legal uncertainties that accompany divorce, dissolution, custody, and child support proceedings. He zealously represents his clients’ interests while seeking collaborative and amicable solutions, treating each case with sensitivity, respect, and understanding.

Josh is also a Guardian Ad Litem serving in the Summit County Domestic Relations Court, Summit County Juvenile Court, and Stark County Family Court.

Josh was selected by Super Lawyers magazine in the field of family law to Ohio Rising Stars in 2019 and to Maryland Rising Stars in 2010 and 2015.   He is an alumnus of the Akron Bar Association’s Leadership Academy, and currently serves on its Certified Grievance Committee’s Investigative Subcommittee.  Josh is a Member of the Board of Trustees of Temple Israel in Akron and is an alumnus of the Jewish Community Board of Akron’s Jewish Leadership Initiative. 

Josh moved to Ohio from Baltimore, Maryland in 2014 and previously served as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Baltimore Bar Foundation, Inc., Chair of the Young Lawyers’ Division of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, and as a Member of the Board of Governors of the Maryland State Bar Association.

Josh resides in Copley with his wife, Dr. Hanna B. Lemerman of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, and their two young children.


  • Akron Bar Association, Member, Certified Grievance Committee’s Investigative Subcommittee, 2018 – present; Leadership Academy, 2016 – 2017; Family Law Section, New Lawyers Section, 2014 – present
  • Ohio State Bar Association, 2018 – present
  • Temple Israel, Akron, Member, Board of Trustees, July 2015 – present; Co-Chair, Strategic Plan Implementation Committee, Financial Sustainability Subcommittee, September 2018 – Present; Chair, High Holiday Food Drive, 2014 – present
  • Jewish Community Board of Akron, Jewish Leadership Initiative, 2017
  • CASA/GAL Program of Summit County, Volunteer Guardian ad Litem, November 2014 – present
  • Super Lawyers, Selected to Ohio Rising Stars 2019, and Maryland Rising Stars 2015 and 2010, in the field of Family Law
  • The Bar Association of Baltimore City, Young Lawyers’ Division, Young Lawyer Of The Year Award, 2009


  • State of Ohio
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association, Member of the Family Law and Juvenile Law Sections


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. 2007
  • Washington University, Social Thought and Analysis, B.A., with Honors, 2004