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Mr. Myers is a civil litigation attorney with a broad based practice. He has extensive experience representing hospitals, physicians and health care institutions in medical malpractice matters.  He also practices in the areas of tort and liability defense and legal malpractice defense.  Mr. Myers focuses his practice on the defense of catastrophic injury cases, but will occasionally take a plaintiff's case involving complex issues of liability and/or damages.   


Mr. Myers has experience handling high-profile/celebrity clients and he understands the unique circumstances involved in working with such individuals. 


Mr. Myers handles cases from filing through appeal. 



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Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 25%
    14 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    14 years
  3. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    14 years, 500 cases
  4. Birth Injury: 15%
    14 years
  5. Appeals: 10%
    14 years



Hourly ($1-500/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

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Contact info

Insley Race

The Mayfair Royal
181 14th St. NE, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA, 30309

James P. Myers, Esq.

21180 Westwood Rd.
Cleveland, OH, 44126



GAActive Member in Good Standing 201108/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 1% of Attorneys NationwideNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2011
Rising StarSuperlawyer2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Paul J. Hergenroeder Trial Advocacy AwardCWRU2002
CALI Award- Trial TacticsCALI2002
Ohio Superlawyers Rising StarSuper LawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerInsley Race, LLC2011 - Present
AttorneyJames P. Myers, Esq.2002 - Present
CounselPoling and Petrello2009 - 2011
AttorneyRoetzel & Andress, LPA2002 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
ASHRMMember2009 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cleveland Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cuyahoga County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Argabrite v. Meyers (2008), 174 Ohio App. 3d 308Summary Judgment Affirmed
Simmons v. EbohDefense Verdict
Anonymous Patient v. Anonymous ER PhysicianDefense Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
MedMarc SeminarThe Doctor, The Device The Dance2013
Smart Business NewsOhio's Recent Tort Reform Legislation2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Wake Forest UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MedMarc Annual Seminar"The Doctor, The Device, The Dance" Medical Malpractice/Medical Device2013
Chartis/AIGSurreptitious Recording in Georgia2012
Cleveland Clinic Defense Counsel SeminarRecent Changes to Civil Rules- Civ. R. 10(D)(2) Affidavit of Merit Requirement2007