Jim Saad is a principal partner of Saad & Saad and provides counsel primarily in commercial and residential real estate transactions, affordable housing, and business transactions. 
Mr. Saad has represented businesses in various transactional matters including assisting businesses in matters of financing and new real estate developments. The financing of such projects has typically been provided through programs of the United States Department of Agriculture, through Rural Development, f.k.a. Farmers Home Administration, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), several State Housing Finance Agencies, and through the low income housing tax credit program (LIHTC), along with real estate syndications.
Mr. Saad received his J.D. from Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio in 1977; and was admitted to the practice of law by the State of Ohio 1977.

Mr. Saad is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; United States District Court of Ohio, Southern and Northern Districts; United States Tax Court; and Supreme Court of the United States of America.
He is also the President and Founder of Star Title Agency LLC, an independent title agency providing real estate title insurance and escrow services in Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania.  In Pennsylvania, the company is licensed under the name Settlement Star Services LLC.  He is a past President of the Central Ohio Land Title Association and an active member in the Ohio Land Title Association.

Residing in Bexley, Ohio with this wife of almost 50 years, Marilyn, Jim enjoys traveling and spending time with his children and grandchildren. 

Admission Details

  • Supreme Court of United States, 1995
  • Supreme Court of Ohio, 1977
  • Ohio Northern District Court, 1985
  • Ohio Southern District Court, 1978
  • Ohio Sixth Circuit Court, 1986
  • United States Tax Court, 1981
  • United States Court of Appeals

Law School Attended

  • Capital University, J.D., 1977

University Attended

  • Ohio Dominican College, B.A., 1974

Columbus Office

  • Address

    500 S. Front Street
    Suite 250
    Columbus, Ohio 43215, US