Tim A. Powell

Tim has served as management's advocate in several hundred labor arbitrations to bring about successful conclusions.

Tim retired from active practice in 2012 but maintains an "Of Counsel" relationship with Day Ketterer.

Tim represents management in a variety labor and employment issues in both the private and public sectors including

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Employment Arbitration
  • Labor Arbitration
  • Labor Law
  • Labor Relations
  • National Labor Relations Act
  • Reductions in Force
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Union contract Negotiations
  • Unemployment Compensation

Tim also advises clients involved in manufacturing, moving and storage services, and both private and country clubs organizations on business law and real estates matters such as:

  • Adverse Possession
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Business Organizations
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Country Club Law
  • Incorporations
  • Private Club Law
  • Nonprofit Organizations Law
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Small Business Law
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Zoning Variance

In handling personal legal issues, individuals rely on Tim for advise on estate planning matters to transfer assets to their children and grandchildren through detailed wills and trusts.  He has extensive experience in handling special needs trusts and estate planning for disabled children or elderly relatives.

He is a member of the American, Ohio State and Stark County Bar Associations, and is admitted to practice in Ohio courts and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio.  He has managed cases throughout Northeast Ohio, Columbus and in Pennsylvania.  He joined Day Ketterer in 1976 after ten years of business experience at Diebold Inc. Prior to his tenure at Diebold, Tim was a professional football player in the NFL.


  • Youth Sports
  • YMCA
  • North Canton Zoning Board of Appeals
  • North Canton Hall of Distinction


  • Order of the Curia Fraternity, Capital University


  • Ohio Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio


  • Capital University Law School, J.D., 1976
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1964

To reach Tim, please e-mail him at tapowell@dayketterer.com or call him directly at 330.458.2164.