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Jared S. Ray

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Jared S. RayAssociate

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Jared’s primary practice areas are health and business law. With more than a decade of legal practice and seven plus years of business experience, Jared brings practical thinking to complex problems and enjoys issue-spotting, problem solving and strategic planning.

Jared advises clients on a variety of topics, including: health law /  insurance compliance and planning (HIPAA, ACA, and related), contracts review and negotiation, creation and dissolution of business interests, real estate transactions and taxation, school laws (public bidding, intellectual property, student services, policy drafting), and business issues (litigation avoidance, collections, HR and employee matters, regulatory compliance, and privacy / security concerns).

Jared also has extensive experience with legal guardianships and non-complex estate planning and asset protection.

Prior to joining the firm, Jared was an associate at  Schneider, Smeltz, Ranney & LaFond P.L.L.

Practice areas

  • Real Estate
  • Trusts and Estates


  • Ohio, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1998


  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association


  • Case Western University (J.D., 1998)
  • Oral Roberts University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1995)

Chester L. Sumpter & Associates, LLC serves several clients throughout Ohio.