Ronald K. Starkey
Ron has been practicing law for more than 25 years, first as an associate and partner in large firms in Cleveland and Akron. He opened Starkey Law Firm in 2008 to add a personal touch to the legal skills he’d accrued during his time with the larger firms.
Ron graduated cum laude from the prestigious Case Western Reserve School of Law. He is licensed to practice in Ohio and the District of Columbia, and is admitted to all state and federal courts in Ohio. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Akron, graduating magna cum laude from the Honors College. He is a member of the Akron Bar Association, Stark County Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association and American Bar Association. He previously served on the board of the United Way of Stark County.
Ron serves as a solicitor (law director) of the Village of Hartville. He is a member of Lake Township Chamber of Commerce, Canton Ex-Newsboys Association, Phi Eta Sigma Academic Fraternity, Golden Key National Honor Society, legal advisor for the Lake High School Legal Studies Program, and is an Eagle Scout.
In his free time, Ron enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, as well as boating, traveling, and reading.
Adam M. Runkle
Adam is a graduate of The University of Akron School of Law. He is admitted to all state and federal courts in Ohio and is a member of the Akron Bar Association and Ohio State Bar Association. He began his career as a law clerk with Starkey Law Firm and joined the firm as an associate in 2011 upon graduation from law school.
A native of Pennsylvania, Adam now resides in Uniontown. Adam completed his undergraduate studies at Grove City College. He is experienced in civil litigation, estate planning, estate administration, business formation and transactional work, collection, landlord-tenant law and FHA. Adam also serves as an advisor to the Lake High School Legal Studies Program and is an advisory board member for the Stark County Career Compact.
In his free time, Adam enjoys spending time with his son, cooking, reading, being outdoors, volunteering at his church, and working out at Impulse Fitness.
Originally from Dayton, Zach joined the firm as an associate in 2017 after having worked at the firm as a law clerk while earning his law degree.
Zach focuses his practice in the areas of civil litigation, business transactional work, and estate planning. He is a member of the Akron Bar Association, Stark County Bar Association, and Ohio State Bar Association.
Zach graduated cum laude from The University of Akron School of Law in 2017. While in law school, he competed at the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition and had the honor of being chosen by his peers to serve as an officer of the Student Bar Association. He also served an internship with the U.S. Coast Guard in Cleveland. Prior to law school, Zach received a B.S. in chemistry from Wright State University.
In his free time, Zach enjoys spending time with his wife, fishing, watching baseball, and running.