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James Allison Lowe

James Allison Lowe

Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Personal Injury, Class Action

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About Me

When I'm not in trial, My wife Teresa and I enjoy our time with our four children and - for now - four grandchildren.  With a boat and a Harley, and a golf game that needs work, our summers on the shores of Lake Erie are wonderful.  We also have a home on Maui where summer is never-ending.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1972

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 70%
  2. Class Action: 15%
  3. Personal Injury: 15%

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mark Roy DeVan

    I endorse this lawyer. Jim is considered a great products liability and personal injury attorney. I highly recommend him in those fields.


    Mark DeVan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co.,L.P.A.

1660 West Second Street.
Cleveland, OH, 44113




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability, ClevelandBest Lawyers in America2010
Ohio SuperLawyer - Top 100 Ohio, top 50 ClevelandLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2007
Ohio SuperLawyer - Top 100 Ohio, Top 50 ClevelandLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Ohio SuperLawyer Top 100 Ohio Top 50 ClevelandLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Who's Who in AmericaN/A2006
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Who's Who in American LawN/A2005
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AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1989


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Board of Trial AdvocatesPresident2010 - Present
International Society of BarristersFellow2003 - Present
American Inns of CourtMaster Bencher Emeritus, Former President1991 - Present
Attorneys Information Exchange GroupPresident1990 - Present
American College of Trial LawyersFellow1989 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1974 - Present
Ohio Association for JusticeFormer Chair, Product Liability Section1974 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1972 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Grimes v. Ford Motor Co.Verdict - $10.4 million

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Publication NameTitleDate
Product Liability Litigation: Pretrial PracticeTwo Volume Book on Pretrial Practice1988
Products Liability in Ohio AFTER Tort ReformBook Covers Ohio Law of Product Liability1988


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State UniversityLawJ.D. cum laude1972
University of PennsylvaniaEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1967

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Auto Focus SeminarTrial Practice2008
Masters in TrialVoir Dire2007