About Our Firm

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The Bowlus Law Firm, Ltd. has served Sandusky County for over six decades. Originally founded by William R. Bowlus, the firm is now in the hands of his son – Thomas M. Bowlus.


We’re licensed to practice in the State of Ohio, U.S. District Court – Northern District of Ohio and before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Bowlus Law Firn

Our law firm has been in the Bowlus family for two generations.

The Bowlus Law Firm, Ltd. focuses on real estate matters, business law, estate planning, probate, elder law, wills and trusts, corporations and LLCs, contracts, and personal injury.

Call The Bowlus Law Firm, Ltd. at 419-332-8260 today for your initial or at home consultation.

About Thomas M. Bowlus

Tom Bowlus Tom Bowlus was born and raised in Fremont, Ohio, and is a graduate of Fremont Ross High School. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science, with distinction, and a Juris Doctor, both from The Ohio State University. Tom joined his father, William R. Bowlus, in the practice of law in 1998, and he is the Managing Member at The Bowlus Law Firm, Ltd. in Fremont, Ohio, where he also owns and operates Park Avenue Title Agency, Inc. William is now retired.

Prior to going into private practice, Tom worked for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency in Columbus, Ohio. While at Ohio EPA, Tom’s duties included the coordination of all legislation, rules, policies and guidance within the Division of Emergency and Remedial Response, and he spent two years as the primary rule writer for Ohio’s Voluntary Action Program.

Tom was admitted to the Ohio State Bar in 1994 and is an active member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Sandusky County Bar Association (of which he is a past President). He is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio and in the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio. Tom was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court in 2000.

Tom is active in his community and is involved with several service clubs and not-for-profits, including the Sandusky County Communities Foundation, Inc. (current board trustee and Immediate Past Board Chair), the Sandusky County Chamber of Commerce (current board trustee and Legislative Committee Chair), the Kiwanis Club of Fremont (current board trustee, Membership Committee Chair and past President), the Sandusky County Chapter of The Ohio State Alumni Association (current Vice-President), the ProMedica Memorial Hospital Operating and Foundation Boards (past board trustee), the Sandusky County Chapter of the American Red Cross (past Board Chair), Camp Fire (past board trustee), and the Valley View Advisory Board (past board member). Tom is an Eagle Scout and served as the Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 302. Tom won the Chamber of Commerce of Sandusky County Citizen of the Year Award in 2018.

In addition to his legal career, Tom is also a musician of over 40 years, with a focus on all things “bass,” but some proficiency several other instruments. Tom plays in numerous bands and is also the owner and Editor-in-Chief of Bass Gear Magazine. He also wrote for Guitar World’s Bass Guitar Magazine and Bass Player Magazine. Tom has earned his black belt in taekwondo, and enjoys bicycling, hiking, skiing (on water and snow), and boating (with power and with sails).

Most importantly, Tom is married to Bonnie, and they have two wonderful children, Travis and Veronica.