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in Chicago, received his B. S. degree from Xavier University and his J.
D. degree from the Chase School of Law at Northern Kentucky University.
He is admitted to the bar in Ohio; U.S. District Court, Northern
District of Ohio; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth District; the U.S.
Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Claims. He has served on the Toledo
Bar Association's Federal Court, Appeals Court, Common Pleas Court
Committees and Bench Bar Committee. He is a member of the Ohio State and
Lucas County Bar Associations, Toledo Area Trail Lawyers Association, a
sustaining member of The American Association for Justice, and is a
past trustee of the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers. He has served on the
Medical Malpractice Committee for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers and
lectures in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury trial and
insurance law.


Practice Areas


  1. Car Accidents: 60%
    40 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 40%
    40 years



Contingent (33-40%)

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Contact Info

416 North Erie
Suite 400
Toledo, OH, 43604-5622



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2 5 years as " AV" ratedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Amicus Curiae AwardOhio Academy of Trial LawyersN/A
Distinguished Service AwardOhio Academy of Trial LawyersN/A
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Member/PartnerLafferty,Gallagher and Scott LLC2007 - Present
PartnerWilliams,Jilek,Lafferty,Gallagher&Scott1990 - 2007
PartnerHuffman, Gallagher,Schlageter and Breier1987 - 1990
AttorneyFrank W. Cubbon Jr and Associates1978 - 1987
AttorneyRoyer, Gallagher and Morgan1976 - 1978
Trust Administrator/AttorneyThe Toledo Trust Company1974 - 1976
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Ohio Association for JusticeN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Toledo Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Million Dollar Advocates ForumN/AN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Pallas Shipping Agency, Ltd. v. Duris, 461 U.S. 529 (1983)N/A
Mominee v. Scherbath, 28 Ohio St.3d 270N/A
Motorist Mutual Insurance Co. v. Andrews, 65 Ohio St.3d 362N/A
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Xavier UniversityEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1969
Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Trial Lawyers Trial TacticsVarious Trial Tactics SeminarsN/A