Arthur Law Firm

John C. Vigorito

John C. Vigorito

John was born and raised in Girard, Ohio. He graduated Cum Laude in 2010 from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and minors in Business Administration and Film/Video. Two years after receiving his undergraduate degree, John returned to the University of Toledo as a law student in the College of Law, and he graduated Cum Laude in 2015 to earn his Juris Doctor.

​While at the UT College of Law, John was a member of the University of Toledo Law Review, serving as both an editor and author, and he also competed in New York City as part of the school’s Labor & Employment Moot Court team. John joined the Arthur Law Firm as an associate immediately following graduation in 2015.

John practices principally in the areas of criminal defense, domestic relations, and civil litigation. He also has interests in and follows the development of labor & employment laws, intellectual property laws, and sports & entertainment laws.

In John’s free time, he is a major sports enthusiast. He enjoys watching and participating in many athletic activities such as football, basketball, baseball, snowboarding, golf, racquetball, swimming, and bowling. Beyond that, John has a passion for photography, cinematography, and film. He also loves traveling and spending time outdoors hiking, camping, and enjoying nature.

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio Supreme Court, 2015
  • Northern District of Ohio Federal Court, 2016


  • Juris Doctor, University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio
  • J.D. cum laude – 2015
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
  • B.A. cum laude – 2010

Published Works

  • Author, “Creating Constitutional Cannabis: An Individual State’s Tenth Amendment Right to Legalize Marijuana,” Toledo Law Review, 2014

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • 2017 OSBA Leadership Academy, Graduate

Community Involvement

  • Fort Defiance Humane Society – Board Member, 2019-Present
  • Defiance Community Cultural Counsel – Board of Trustees and Defiance Chamber of Commerce Representative, 2018-Present
  • Defiance Community Television – Board Member, 2016-Present
  • Defiance NextGen, 2016-Present
  • Defiance Mentoring Program – Mentor, 2018
  • Defiance Strategic Planning Committee, 2016
  • We The Jury – Mock Trial Presentation for local High School Students

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Areas of Practice

Criminal Defense ›
Domestic Relations ›
Juvenile ›
General Civil Litigation ›
Social Security & Employer ›
Disability ›

Attorney John C. Vigorito of Arthur Law Firm

Defiance Office Location

901 Ralston Ave. Defiance, Ohio 43512
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