Rodier Law Offices, Inc.

(800) 505-7754

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Who We Are

Ian A. Rodier


President and Managing Partner
(614) 453-5461

Sal Shah


Associate Attorney
(614) 453-5463

Emily Valandingham


Associate Attorney
(614) 453-4567

Deborah Parliament


Director of Operations
(614) 453-4565

Brian Tucker


Administrative Assistant
(614) 453-4574

Yvette Crook


Legal Assistant
(614) 453-4563

Vinaya Shrinatha


Administrative Assistant
(614) 453-4566

Pamela Rodier


Business Manager
(614) 453-5466


Founding Partner

Ian H. Rodier is the founder and managing partner of Rodier Law Offices, Inc.

(614) 453-4561

Ian H. Rodier, Founder




B.A., McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada (1986)


J.D.,  Capital University
Columbus, Ohio (1989)


Bar Member: 

Ohio, New York, Missouri, Michigan Bars

Experienced Excellence

Ian H. Rodier is the founder and managing partner of Rodier Law Offices, Inc.
Mr. Rodier received a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1986 and his Juris Doctorate Degree from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio in 1989. He is a member in good standing with the Ohio, New York, Michigan and Missouri Bars.

Mr. Rodier has 27 years of experience in providing outstanding legal services to his
clients. He has expertise in defending individuals who are named as Defendants in
breach of contract claims. This includes credit card debt, defaulted student loans, auto loans, breach of lease, breach of general contracts and foreclosures and insurance defense cases.

Additionally, Mr. Rodier has represented victims of personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect and wrongful death and has successfully reached large settlements and very favorable jury and court verdicts for his clients. Former Jury members impressed with Mr. Rodier's court demeanor have contacted the firm and became clients which is indicative of his ability to impressively and skillfully articulate his client's legal position.

Mr. Rodier formally worked for the Columbus City Attorney's Office and the City Prosecutor's Office and has appeared in thousands of cases. He has extensive experience defending individuals charged with Misdemeanor and Felony Cases and has successfully reached Not Guilty verdicts for his clients.

Ian is an entrepreneur and has great talent opening businesses and counseling business owners with regard to all aspects of business including incorporation, LLC's, contracts, employment issues, marketing, advising, due diligence and compliance. He assists clients on real estate transactions and closings both for personal and commercial properties. He has represented businesses in a variety of fields including car dealers, manufacturers, medical professionals, other lawyers, restaurants, retailers, accountants, investors, service providers and has represented non profit organizations including pro bono work. He also assists clients with drafting Wills and Estate Planning.

Mr. Rodier has been quoted in news articles and has presented lectures to students on a variety of topics including his expertise in the area of student loans and debt.

Mr. Rodier believes the key to a successful attorney-client relationship is great communication. He makes every effort to be accessible and attentive to client's needs.


Associate Attorney

(614) 453-4563

Sal Shah, Associate Attorney




B.A., Political Science and International Security Studies


J.D.,  The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio (2013


Bar Member: 


Experienced Excellence

M. Salman Shah “Sal” is an Associate Attorney with Rodier Law Offices. Sal is a native of Warren, Ohio and graduated as Valedictorian of his graduating class at Champion High School in 2006. He graduated with honors, magna cum laude, from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Security Studies in 2010. Sal received his Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law in 2013. As part of his legal studies at the Moritz College of Law, Sal studied for a semester abroad at the University of Oxford in England.

Prior to joining Rodier Law Offices in January 2016, Sal worked as an Associate Attorney at a law firm representing lenders in foreclosure matters and bankruptcy trustees in adversary proceedings.  There, Sal gained knowledge and expertise in the practice areas of debtor/creditor law, bankruptcy law, and litigation.

Sal also has experience working for a large research university negotiating complex agreements pertaining to technology commercialization. Sal has successfully negotiated over 650 settlements in civil litigation matters where consumer and business debtors have been sued by creditors.

Sal has a penchant for taking on large corporate and financial entities on behalf of everyday people. While most of Sal’s prior work was on behalf of large entities, Sal was an attorney of record in a dispute in the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals between a large insurance company and a widow in which Sal drafted the appellate and reply briefs. The widow prevailed and won a significant judgment against the large insurance company.

In his free time, Sal enjoys running, traveling the world, eating at unique restaurants, and cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes. Sal is fluent in Urdu and Hindi.

Call Us: (800) 505-7754

Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. E.S.T

2295 E Livingston Ave, Columbus, OH 43209, USA

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