Eli Boldt


Four Seagate
Eighth Floor
Toledo, Ohio 43604


Eli Boldt began his legal career at Marshall Melhorn in the summer of 2019 as the firm’s law clerk gaining valuable experience in a wide range of legal issues. After successfully passing the Ohio Bar exam, Eli joined the firms Education and Business practice groups.

In his Education law practice, Eli assists boards of education on all matters including student discipline, policy review, public records, athletics, regulatory compliance, FERPA, special education law, and labor and employment issues. 

As a member of the firm’s Business practice group Eli has been able to work with many dedicated professionals. He hopes to utilize his diverse legal background to help clients successfully navigate their day-to-day issues. Eli is excited about the prospect of working with new clients for many years to come and aims to provide individualized and goal-oriented attention to each matter. 

Prior to joining the firm, Eli worked in many Toledo area courts, which allowed him to gain valuable knowledge in the Northwest Ohio legal system. While in law school, Eli served as the Student Bar Association President, Executive Editor of the University of Toledo Law Review, and was named valedictorian of this graduating class. 

Awards / Recognition

  • Valedictorian, University of Toledo College of Law, Class of 2020
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Highest Ranking Student Award, University of Toledo College of Law in: Torts, Constitutional Law, Conflicts of Law, Administrative Law, Criminal Procedure
  • University of Toledo Law Review, Executive Editor

Professional / Community

Professional Affiliations

  • University of Toledo Alumni Association, College of Law Alumni Affiliate, Board of Governors
  • University of Toledo Student Legal Services, former Board Member 
  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ottawa County Bar Association 
  • Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Ohio School Boards Association


J.D., 2020, magna cum laude, University of Toledo College of Law
B.A., The Ohio State University


United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio Ohio

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