Joseph Gibbons has been a partner at Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell since January 2006. Prior to joining the firm, Joe spent the majority of his career with McGinty, Gibbons, Hilow & Spellacy Co., LPA and Carney & Broadbent, both located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
Joe is active in community and civic affairs. He served as the Former Law Director for the City of Fairview Park in 2019. Joe was appointed to the Board of Trustees of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture by the Cuyahoga County Executive in April 2014 and he served as Board Chair from April 2015 through June 2018. He served as a Member of City Council for the City of Lakewood (1992 - 1995), Former Member and Past President of the Lakewood Civil Service Commission (1996 - 2017) and on many boards and commissions in the City of Lakewood. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lakewood Catholic Academy, as a Member and Officer of the Board of Trustees of Lakewood Hospital Foundation and as a Member of the Lakewood Hospital Board. Joe is a graduate of John Carroll University and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.