Attorney Dean Swartz possesses military and legal background that leaves little wonder as to his choice of practice areas. From 1971 until 1988, Attorney Swartz served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, on active duty from 1974 through 1978, ultimately achieving the rank of Major.
While on active duty, he served at Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC) and was assigned to the Office of the Judge Advocate General (JAG) of the Navy in Washington, DC. In this capacity he served in the Torts and Claims Branch defending the United States in medical malpractice, aviation, and general negligence claims and litigation.
As a lawyer with an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell* since 1985 in a complicated field of law, Mr. Swartz has garnered the respect of peers, judges, and clients alike. He has been selected for membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum as a result of his achievement of verdicts and settlements for his clients in in numerous cases in excess of One Million Dollars. His verdicts in Ohio and Virginia have ranked as some of the highest in those states and the verdict in an insurance unfair claims practices cases was featured as the "Centerpiece" of an issue of the ATLA Law Reporter.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Rated Lawyers in Medical Malpractice||The American Lawyer||2015|
|Top Lawyers||Columbus C.E.O. magazine||2014|
|Certified Civil Trial Advocate||National Board of Trial Advocacy||1999|
|Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||1997|
|Order of Barristers||International Order of Barristers||1973|
|Chapin Award in Forensics||Stanford University||1970|
|The Harvard Book||Associated Harvard Clubs||1966|
|Special Ass't to the General Counsel||US Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission||1979 - 1980|
|Captain, USMCR||United States Marine Corps Headquarters||1975 - 1978|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||Section on Federal Tort Liability and Military Advocacy||2007 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||President's Club||2000 - 2001|
|Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.||Board of Governors||1986 - 1994|
|University of Toledo College of Law||JD||1974|
|Brown Bag Lunch Series||Insurance Bad Faith||2000|
|Litigation Support Seminar||How to Support your Lawyer||1999|
|Belli Seminars||F.R.Civ.P. 36 Requests for Admissions||1999|
|Neurology Department Grand Rounds||Medical Malpractice Litigation||1998|
|Bond v. Ivanjack, 740 A.2d 968 (D.C. 1999)||Verdict of $1.5 million affirmed.|
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