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I have been practicingin the area of medical malpractice for 30 years and have tried cases throughout southern Ohio and Kentucky.  I am the past president of the Cincinnati Bar Association and have been listed in Ohio Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America for a number of years.

My practice concentrates on the area of representing patients and their families in medical negligence and personal injury litigation.  I am the past president of the Cincinnati Bar Association and current president of Cincinnati Bar Foundation.  I am a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and American Board of Trial Advocates and have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of personal injury litigation for the past twelve years.  I am licensed to practice law in Ohio and Kentucky, the federal courts, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

I received my Bachelor of Science Degree from Miami University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.  I have been recognized in the Who's Who of American Law, the Who's Who in America, and the Who's Who in the World.  I have also been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of personal injury litigation since 1996.

I am a member of the Order of Barristers, and was cited with a Merit Award by the Ohio Legal Center Institute.   I have authored numerous publications on civil litigation and is recognized in Who's Who In American Law.


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 85%
    35 years
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
    35 years



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  • Thomas Andrew Gelwicks

    An outstanding lawyer, John Holschuh's legal work is recognized by lawyers throughout Ohio as exceptional. His litigation talents are unmatched - his trial skills speak for themselves in the results obtained. An amazing record of accomplishment in jury verdicts and in the courts of appeals.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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Contact info

Santen & Hughes, A Legal Professional Association

600 Vine St Suite 2700
Cincinnati, OH, 45202


KYAuthorized to practice law199103/09/2010
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Merit AwardOhio Legal Center Institute1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerSanten and Hughes1980 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio Association for JusticeTrustee2008 - Present
Cincinnati Bar FoundationPresident2008 - 2010
International Society of BarristersFellow2005 - Present
American College of Trial LawyersFellow2005 - Present
Cincinnati Bar AssociationPresident2002 - 2003
American Board of Trial AdvocatesFellow1999 - Present
Ohio Academy of Trial LawyersTrustee1998 - 2000
Ohio Academy of Trial LawyersTrustee1991 - 1996
Hamilton County Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident1990 - 1993
Kentucky Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Who's Who in Amrican LawCivil LitigationN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Cincinnati College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Miami University of OhioN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A