Jerry joined the firm as its first associate attorney in 1990 and became a shareholder in 1995. His focus of practice is as a litigator and trial attorney, having completed over 40 first-chair jury trials over his decades of practice. These jury trials and cases have included a multitude of suits arising from claims of personal injury, property damage (including earth movement/landslide cases, veterinary negligence, surface water drainage, etc ), roofing and construction defect/negligence, and bad faith.
Jerry has taken a great deal of pride in his commitment to and service of his clients over his lengthy tenure with the Firm. As the Firm’s first associate to join its founder, Jerry was integral in establishing and cultivating the Firm’s culture of prompt communication and dedication to its clients. This continues to include the Firm’s commitment to replying to clients’ communications within no later than 24 hours of receipt, and especially including timely, concise, and accurate written reporting to claim professionals and clients to provide the most accurate and up-to-date status of cases and claims.
Jerry is a Cincinnati, Ohio native who has dedicated his life and career to the law firm and its service to insurance industry clients and colleagues. He has enjoyed serving as a trainer and mentor to a host of new and young attorneys over his many years in the firm’s Cincinnati office.
Ohio Northern University, Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
Juris Doctor, 1988
Associate Editor, O.N.U. Law Review
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1985