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Civil Litigation
Railroad Defense
Medical Defense
Hospital Defense
Extended Care Facility Defense



B.A. Cornell University, 1970.
J.D. Cornell University Law School, 1973.


American, Ohio State, and Toledo Bar Associations; ABA Litigation Section; OSBA Lawyers Assistance Committee; National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (National Program Committee); Fellow: Ohio State Bar Foundation; American Bar Foundation; Toledo Bar Foundation.


Bob, the founding and managing partner of the firm, graduated from Cornell University Law School in 1973 and has been engaged in civil trial practice since that time. In 1973, Bob joined a local law firm where he became a litigation partner in 1979. During his partnership tenure, he served as both managing partner and trial department administrator. In January 1986, Bob founded this firm.


Bob has defended civil suits at all levels of both state and federal judicial systems. Having engaged in trial practice exclusively throughout his career, his trial experience is extensive and has included all types of civil litigation, with particular concentration on railroad, medical and hospital defense. During his thirty-six years of practice, Bob has tried well over a hundred cases in state and federal courts in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, New York and Tennessee. Bob is licensed to practice in Georgia, Michigan, New York, Ohio and West Virginia.

Bob has also served as President of the Board of Trustees of the
Toledo Cultural Arts Center at the Valentine Theatre, and is currently a member of that Board. He has also served on the boards of the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center Foundation, the Boys and Girls Club of Toledo, and as Past-President and Board member of Historic Perrysburg.

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