Mr. Mancuso has been a Certified Instructor at the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (Advanced & Basic Police Training Programs) and taught courses at the American Institute of Paralegal Studies. Mr. Mancuso has frequently lectured on Drunk Driving and Traffic issues at the Parkside Lodge Weekend Alcohol Program and other law related seminars. He has also been a featured guest speaker on numerous legal topics for the Franklin County Municipal Court Committee, Legal Assistants of Central Ohio, Career School Lunch Program and other Bar sponsored events. Mr. Mancuso has had the honor of serving as an Arbitrator and Mediator in numerous Civil matters, along with having served as an Expert Witness, Consultant and Mentor on many legal issues.
He is a member of the United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations. He is a current or past member of the American Bar Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the National Traffic Attorney Network, the National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, the Columbus Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee and the American Collectors Association. Mr. Mancuso is a recommended Member of Columbus Bar Association Lawyer Referral Program.
He is also a member of the Ohio and Columbus Academy of Criminal Defense lawyers as well as a past trustee of the Berliner Action Team for Softball (BATS) and has served as a Judicial Panelist for the Ohio Mock Trial State Competitions. Mr. Mancuso was also listed in Strathmore's Who's Who for outstanding achievement in significant areas of professional life, along with being recognized by The Legal Network as one of the Top Lawyers in Ohio with the highest ethical standards and professional excellence.
Prior to his longstanding career as a successful private attorney, Mr. Mancuso was a former Assistant Prosecutor under then City Attorney and current Franklin Country Prosecutor Ron O'Brien, a former Judges Bailiff under the Honorable Deborah Pryce Judge/Congresswoman and Congressional intern under Mike DeWine later U.S. Senator/Ohio Attorney General. Mr. Mancuso also interned under then City Attorney and later Columbus Mayor Greg Lashutka. During the early periods of Mr. Mancuso's legal career, he personally handled thousands of cases as a Prosecutor and Judges Bailiff. Mr. Mancuso has hosted and appeared on many local television and radio shows, including Fox 28 "Good Day Columbus", ABC 6 "Ask the Attorney", "Attorney On Call", "Sports Line" and color commentary for the National Championship University of Dayton Women's Basketball team. From 1996-1999, he hosted "Lay It On The Line", a live talk radio call-in show dealing with topics of Law, Government, Politics, News and Sports. His popular show featured many well-known guests from the national, state and local scenes. Among the well-known cases that Mr. Mancuso addressed and provided legal analysis on his highly rated show included the Kennedy/King Assassinations, OJ Simpson, Jon Benet Ramsey, the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal and many others.
Mr. Mancuso has three children and is a very active father in his kids daily activities. He is fluent in Italian and has been involved in athletics as a player, coach, sponsor, administrator, radio analyst etc.