Jim Nolan is admitted to practice law in Ohio, Kentucky and Florida. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Dayton School of Law in 1991. He was awarded a Dean’s scholarship during his three years of law school and received American Jurisprudence awards for earning the highest grades in contracts and constitutional law. He served as articles editor for the University of Dayton Law Review. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1976, Jim worked in the insurance industry.
Jim holds a CPCU designation (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter). He is a member of the Ohio, Kentucky, and Florida Bar Associations. Jim is currently a member of the National CPCU Committee for Coverage, Litigators, Educators and Witnesses (CLEW). He currently serves as Chairman of the Insurance Law Specialty Board for the Ohio State Bar Association. He serves as national property coordinating bad faith counsel for an insurance company. The focus of his practice is insurance defense and coverage litigation. As head of the Firm’s coverage practice, Jim has been consulted on claims throughout the United States involving complex insurance coverage issues.
University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 1991
Articles Editor, University of Dayton Law Review
American Jurisprudence Awards – Contracts, Constitutional Law
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1976
Fraley v. Estate of Oeding, 138 Ohio St. 3d 250, 2014-Ohio-452
Clark v. Scarpelli, (2001), 91 Ohio St.3d 271
Am. Interstate Ins. Co. v. G & H Serv. Ctr., Inc., 112 Ohio St.3d 521, 2007-Ohio-608
Shelton v. Twin Township, 2015-Ohio-1602
Smith v. Allstate Indemnity Company, No. 07-4295, 6th Cir.
Marcus v. Rusk Heating & Cooling, Inc., 2013-Ohio-528
Dawson v. Milcor, Inc., 2007-Ohio-6968
Auto-Owners Ins. Co., v. J. C. K.C., Inc., 2004-Ohio-5186
White v. Am. Mfg. Mut. Ins. Co., 2002-Ohio-4125
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), 1983
Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA), Chair of the Insurance Coverage Specialty Board, 2019