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  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 75%
    12 years
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    12 years
  3. Class Action: 5%
    10 years, 2 cases
  4. Administrative Law: 5%
  5. Commercial: 5%



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  • Eric Alan Steiden

    Joe is one of the most sophisticated trial attorneys I know and I wouldn't hesitate to refer a family member to him. He has a deep and broad knowledge of mass torts and all of the ancillary subject areas therein.


    Eric Steiden Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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The Lyon Firm, A Law Corporation

22 West 9th
Cincinnati, OH, 45202


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyers-Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2009
ATLA New Lawyer Division Member SpotlightATLA2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThe Lyon Firm, A Law Corporation2006 - Present
AssociateLopez, Hodes, Restaino, Millman & Skikos2004 - 2006
AssociateDavid W. Kapor and Associates2003 - 2004
Judicial ExternNorthern District of Illinois2001 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2009 - Present
American Association for JusticeExecutive Committee2009 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2004 - 2006
American Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2003 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Ohio Academy of Trial LawyersMember2003 - 2006
Cincinnati Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Smith v. Argo ConstructionThe case was resolved for 1.75 million
Briner v. ChryslerSettlement for confidential amount
Lewis v. John Doe SurgeonThe case settled for a confidential amount.
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarPunitive Damage in Ohio Post Phillip Morris and Exxon2009
National Business Institute SeminarThe Weight of Expert Testimony2009
American Association for Justice (AAJ)A Separate Piece in Seeking Justice2009
LCC e-BulletinZyprexa: A Case Study on Why Union and Welfare Funds Should Engage in Third Party Payor Suits2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyN/AJD - Juris Doctor2002
Loyola University MarylandPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Punitive Damages: Current Trends and StrategiesThe Weight of Expert Testimony2009
Punitive Damages: Current Trends and StrategiesPunitive Damages2009
Chase Law SchoolJury Selection2009
University of Cincinnati Law School OrientationATLA2003