Seth W. Arkow was born and raised in Canton, Ohio. He graduated from Glenoak High School in 1990 and was active in the school’s instrumental music and debate programs.
Seth continued his education at Ohio Northern University, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Public Relations and Pre-Law and a minor in Business Management. He also maintained a role in the University’s music and debating programs.
Seth also became a member of Theta Chi fraternity where, later, he would become Alumni President.
He graduated from Ohio Northern in 1994 and then enrolled in the University’s College of Law, where he tailored his studies around Domestic Relations, Litigation and Criminal Law, interning for several years at the Hancock County Public Defenders office..
He graduated from law school in 1997 and moved back to Canton, where he worked for Attorney Samuel J. Ferruccio. While working for Mr. Ferruccio, Seth honed his skills as a litigator and as a negotiator.
In 2000, Seth opened his own law firm in Canton and began to focus on cases involving Divorce, Dissolution, Child Custody, Support and Criminal matters as well as entertainment and contract litigation, representing local entertainers and advising others in contract disputes. Seth recently represented a Producer on the latest Fetty Wap CD. In 2004 Seth opened his second office, located in New Philadelphia, Ohio as a convenience to his Tuscarawas County Clients.
Attorney Arkow is actively involved with the Stark County Bar Association, serving for the past seven years on the Family Law Committee as well as the Criminal Law Committee. Seth is involved in other community organizations such as the Board of Directors for both Temple Israel and the Canton Jewish Community Center. Seth is involved as a leader in the Boy Scouts of America serving as a Cubmaster and also on a District Level as a Commissioner while also teaching the Outdoor Webelo Education Program. In his spare time Seth enjoys playing jazz trombone in a local band and spending time with his family.