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  • Ohio, 2020
    Michigan, 2021
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2021


University of Toledo, JD, cum laude, 2020

Bowling Green State University, BA (sociology and psychology), 2010


With nearly a decade of experience as a human resource professional, Lindsey K. Self is prepared to assist her clients with issues that arise in their workplaces. 

Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Self worked in human resources for several manufacturing companies, a staffing agency and a college.  Her experience includes employee relations, recruiting and staffing logistics, policy implementation, leave administration, investigations and management training. 

Currently, Ms. Self is an associate with Eastman & Smith in the Labor & Employment, Workers' Compensation and Immigration Practice Groups.  Providing advice on a variety of employment issues and assisting employers navigating the requirements of hiring foreign nationals is the crux of her practice.  She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the HR Certification Institute and as a Certified Professional by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP).

Informing others on ways they can improve employee performance and mitigate risks is part of Ms. Self’s mission.  She gave a TEDxToledo Talk on unconscious bias in the workplace and writes on timely employment law topics. 

While a law student, Ms. Self served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Jeffrey Helmick of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the Honorable Darlene O’Brien of the Washtenaw County Trial Court.  She was the editor-in-chief of the University of Toledo Law Review and  worked as a law clerk for the Firm.

Ms. Self enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors with her family.  She resides in Chagrin Falls with her husband and their two children.

Honors & Affiliations

Community/Professional Affiliations

  • HRUnite!
  • Make it Count Toledo, co-founder
  • Mom’s House Toledo
  • Northwest Ohio Human Resource Association (board member)
  • Society of Human Resource Professionals
  • Toledo Women’s Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Bowling Green State University, Distinguished Young Alumni Award, 2017

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