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Adam Elliot Carr

Adam Elliot Carr

also known as Adam E. Carr

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Litigation, Insurance, Personal Injury, Contracts & Agreements

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About Me

Board-certified civil trial lawyer and award-winning appellate counsel, with recognized insurance coverage expertise.

● 2014-2015 The Best Lawyers in America for insurance law

● 2013 Super Lawyers U.S. Business Edition for insurance coverage

● 2010-2012 Ohio Super Lawyers for insurance coverage

● board-certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, part of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification. This is the only organization accredited by the American Bar Association to certify attorney specialists in trial advocacy.

● lead (or only) defense trial attorney from jury selection through verdict in 100+ civil jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations

Adam E. Carr aggressively defends insurance companies, businesses, and individual people in court against automobile, bad faith, catastrophic injury cases, civil cases, breach of contract, coverage disputes, farm liability, hospitality liability, insurance, malpractice, legal and medical negligence, personal injury defense, premises liability, products liability, professional negligence, restaurants, trucking, wrongful death, and other types of claims.

Adam E. Carr practices throughout the State of Ohio, with court appearances in 61 of Ohio's 88 counties. He has tried cases in 15 different counties, and has argued before 10 different different appellate courts within Ohio, including 8 Ohio courts of appeal, the Supreme Court of Ohio, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 30%
    2 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    2 years
  3. Insurance: 20%
    2 years
  4. Personal Injury: 15%
    2 years
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    2 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Nouvelle Licheleka Gonzalo

    Adam is an outstanding attorney who I would highly recommend to any client requiring his expertise.


    Nouvelle Gonzalo International Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Afshin Pishevar

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Mr. Carr is one of the most vigorous and diligent lawyers I have encountered in the legal profession. Mr. Carr has that rare combination of intellectually superior legal ability coupled with a creative and stimulating advocacy style. Mr. Carr is at the cutting edge of the future of the Legal Profession. I give him my highest endorsement. -ap


    Afshin Pishevar Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Carr Law Office, LLC

5824 Akron-Cleveland Road
Suite A
Hudson, OH, 44236




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2016
2015 U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers Best Law FirmsU.S. News & World Report2015
The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2015
The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2014
renewal board certificationNational Board of Trial Advocacy2014
Super Lawyers U.S. Corporate EditionSuper Lawyers2013
Ohio Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Ohio Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2011
Ohio Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
renewal board certificationNational Board of Trial Advocacy2009
Recommended Insurance AttorneysA.M. Best Company2006
Board-Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2004
Am Jur Award in Appellate PracticeLawyers Cooperative Publishing1993

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerCarr Law Office, LLC2005 - Present
ShareholderWilliams, Sennett & Scully Co., L.P.A.1995 - 2005
General CounselCleveland Orthopaedic & Spine Center, Inc.1993 - 1995
Judicial ExternEighth District, Ohio Court of Appeals1993 - 1993
Judicial Law ClerkCleveland Heights Municipal Court1992 - 1993
FellowCleveland State University Cleveland Marshall College Of Law1992 - 1992
Law ClerkZashin & Rich Co., LPA1991 - 1992


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American College of Board Certified AttorneysFellowN/A
Hudson Chamber of CommerceN/AN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Lake County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
DRI- the Voice of the Defense BarN/AN/A
Defense Research InstituteN/AN/A
Cleveland Assoiciation of Civil Trial Attorneys (CACTA)N/AN/A
Akron Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA)N/AN/A
National Board of Trial AdvocacyN/AN/A
Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, InternationalPast Dean, Cleveland Alumni Senate and Ranney Student SenateN/A
Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of CommerceN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Ohayon v. Safeco, 91 Ohio St.3d 474, 2001-Ohio-100, 747 N.E.2d 206win
Barker v. Emergency Professional Serv., Inc., 11th Dist. No. 2012-T-0096, 2013-Ohio-5817win
Cappara v. Schibley, 85 Ohio St.3d 403, 1999-Ohio-278, 709 N.E.2d 117win

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Publication NameTitleDate
Westlaw3 chapters of Baldwin's Ohio Practice: Tort Law2005


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Rice UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Rules of Evidence: A Practical ToolkitRules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit2015
Effective Case Presentation at TrialEffective Case Presentation at Trial2014
Case Assessment & EvaluationCase Assessment & Evaluation2013
Building Your Civil Trial SkillsPost Trial Issues2013