David A. Detec

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Level 2
The Commerce Bldg.
Youngstown, OH 44503
T 330.743.1171
F 330.743.1190

David A. Detec practices mainly in the firm’s Oil and Gas Law, Business Law, Healthcare Law, Banking, Bankruptcy Law and Real Estate Law sections. Mr. Detec’s clients include financial institutions and public and private businesses. He counsels clients in all aspects of oil and gas law and development matters and drafts contracts covering business formations and corporate succession plans, handles business relationship disputes and litigation, has assisted in the purchase and sale of many businesses and provides general business advice. His experience in federal issues includes anti-trust, securities and tax issues. Mr. Detec practiced with a major Trumbull County law firm prior to joining Manchester, Bennett, Powers & Ullman in 2000.

Mr. Detec is an agent of Commerce Title Agency of Youngstown, LLC, a full-service real estate title agency owned by the firm. Commerce Title Agency provides title, closing and escrow services for residential and commercial real estate transactions, including IRS Section 1031 Exchanges, in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties.


Professional Associations

American Bar Association
Banking and Business Law Section, Litigation Section and Construction Industry Forum

Ohio State Bar Association
Member, Real Estate Section and Corporate Law and Natural Resources Committees

Mahoning County Bar Association
Member, Lawyer Grievance Committee and Continuing Legal Education Committee

Trumbull County Bar Association

Cleveland Bar Association
Member of Health Law, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Committees

Flying HIGH, Inc.
Board President

Western Reserve Port Authority


Community Involvement

Past member of the Board of the Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce, Villa Maria Residential Services Board, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Mahoning Valley, Inc., United Way of Trumbull County, Valley Counseling Services, Inc., and the Volunteer Services Agency, Inc.

Ohio High School certified wrestling official


Awards and Recognition

Outstanding Mental Health Services Citizen Volunteer Achievement Award by the Trumbull County Board of Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health, 2000

Ohio Super Lawyer in Business Law, 2006

Martindale-Hubbell – Preeminent AV rating