Firm Overview.

Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience. As our valued client, we will work closely with you to develop sound, effective legal strategies. We will ethically and aggressively obtain the best possible results on your behalf. Our experience and well-trained staff gives our clients the personal attention they deserve during resolution of their legal matters. We will make a positive difference in your life as genuinely concerned, efficient and professional advocates.

The law practice has continually grown and, at the present time, consists of five attorneys providing legal counsel to small and large businesses, as well as individual clients in Stark, Summit, Mahoning and Portage Counties. In addition, McNamara, Demczyk Co., LPA has provided legal counsel to a number of manufacturing, transportation, service companies and individuals throughout Ohio, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, New York, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, California, Arizona, Washington and Iowa.

Attorney Robert McNamara

McNamara-7Robert McNamara initiated his legal career in Uniontown, Ohio, in 1982, after a five-year association with a firm in Akron, Ohio.  Mr. McNamara’s experience results from work with major U.S. businesses coordinating the legal work for their subsidiaries including manufacturing companies and trucking companies, as well as doing work for their individual owners.  He has been involved in sales of businesses and as a result, has been heavily involved in estate planning including transfer of business to next generation family members.  Mr. McNamara has been recognized as having been successful in negotiating contracts and settlements with exceptional results. Mr. McNamara has utilized these same skills to achieve excellent results in personal injury and nursing home malpractice cases.

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Attorney Michael V. Demczyk

McNamara-3Michael Demczyk received his Bachelor’s Degree from The Ohio State University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron School of Law. Attorney Demczyk held a federally appointed position as a bankruptcy trustee for seventeen years and practices in the areas of Bankruptcy Law and General Commercial Law.

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Attorney Sidney N. Freeman


Mr. Freeman is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University, with a B.A. in English, and of the University of Akron School of Law.  He was admitted to the practice of law by the Ohio Supreme Court in 1977.  Mr. Freeman also is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, and the United States Sixth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals.  He has appeared by special permission in matters before courts from Hawaii to Florida.  Attorney Freeman’s emphasis is general civil law and has frequently been involved in real estate matters including drafting of purchase agreements, residential and commercial leases for both the landlord and the tenant.

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Tracee D. Hilton-Rorar

Tracee Hilton-RorarTracee Hilton-Rorar received her Bachelor of Arts Degree inPsychology from The University of Akron in 2003 and her Juris Doctorate from The University of Akron C. Blake McDowell School of Law in 2007. Attorney Hilton-Rorar practices in the areas of Domestic Relations, Employment Law, Civil Rights, Business Law, and Estate Planning.


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Bobbie L. Hefner

Bobbie has worked with McNamara, Demczyk Co., LPA for over 20 years. She is the office manager in charge of bookkeeping and is also the probate legal assistant handling all estates and guardianships. Bobbie also assists Atty. McNamara with personal injury and tax matters.

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Michele A. Hysong

Michele A. Hysong is a legal assistant with over 35 years experience in the field of Bankruptcy Law; 14 of those years with Attorney Michael V. Demczyk at McNamara, Demczyk Co., LPA.

The Washington High School graduate received her administrative/accounting/clerical degree in 1978 and, has received additional training in the areas of bankruptcy, and procedures involved in following the Uniform Commercial Code.

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Kelley Klatt

Kelley is a legal assistant with over 5 years of experience in domestic relations. She also has worked in real estate law, personal injury, civil law, criminal law, wills, estates, trusts and guardianships. In addition to a legal background, Kelley has more than 15 years of experience in accounting.

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Stacy M. Smith


Stacy is a legal assistant with over 10 years experience primarily in collection law. Over the years she has worked in personal injury, criminal law, wills, estates, domestic relations, civil law, real estate law, juvenile law, bankruptcy and complex business and construction claims. Stacy has been a great addition to our staff.

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