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Languages Spoken: Portuguese

Practice Areas


  1. Insurance: 50%
  2. Litigation: 35%
  3. Personal Injury: 15%

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Collins, Roche, Utley & Garner LLC

800 Westpoint Pkwy Ste 1100
Westlake, OH, 44145-1524



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Exceptional Performance CitationDefense Research Institute2013
President's AwardOhio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys2013
Committee Chair of the Year AwardOhio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys2009
Distinguished Advocate AwardCase Western Reserve University School of Law1990
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselCollins, Roche, Utley & Garner LLC2015 - Present
Of CounselDavis & Young2013 - 2015
OwnerLaw Office of Kurt D. Anderson, Esq.2011 - 2012
Of CounselJanik & Dorman, LLP2008 - 2010
PartnerFauver, Keyse-Walker & Donovan1990 - 2008
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lorain County Bar AssocationPast President2014 - 2015
Ohio Association of Civil Trial AttorneysPast President2012 - 2013
Defense Research InstituteMember1994 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Delli Bovi, Exec. v. Pacific Indemn. Co., 85 Ohio St.3d 343, 708 N.E.2d 693, 1999-Ohio-380Helicopter held not to be a “motor vehicle” for purposes of UM/UIM coverage
Armstrong v. Best Buy Co., Inc., 99 Ohio St.3d 797, 88 N.E.2d 1088, 2003-Ohio-2573Affirming summary judgment and clarifying the “open and obvious” defense in premises liability cases
Harris v. Mt. Sinai Medical Center, 116 Ohio St.3d 139, 876 N.E.2d 1201, 2007-Ohio-5587Holding that trial court order granting new trial is reviewed for abuse of discretion, and sufficient evidence creating “room for doubt” supported order granting new trial on basis of jury passion or prejudice and misconduct of counsel
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJ.D.,1990
Cedarville CollegeN/AN/A1987