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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 60%
    38 years, 500 cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    38 years, 100 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    38 years, 1 thousand cases



Hourly ($350-450/hour), contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • Holly Patricia Regoli

    I highly recommend Mr. Alton for all types of personal injury claims. He is a highly respected attorney in the community.


    Holly Regoli Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Delbert Wesley Newhouse II

    John has extensive courtroom experience, and in-depth knowledge of medical and legal issues. He is careful in evaluating his cases and, as a result, he secures fair and substantial settlements. He is a pleasure to work with.


    Delbert Newhouse Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

John M Alton Co., LPA

681 South Front Street
Columbus, OH, 43206


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Louisville Slugger AwardCentral Ohio Association for Justice2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerJohn M. Alton Co., LPA1994 - Present
PartnerLane Alton Horst LLC1977 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trial LawyersFellow2000 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember1996 - Present
Central Ohio Association for JusticeMember1994 - Present
Ohio Association for JusticeMember1994 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1994 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
Columbus Bar AssociationEthics Committee1997 - 1999
Publication nameTitleDate
Ohio Trial Magazine,"Ohio Evidence Rule 702-Beware,"1996
Daily Reporter"Contingent Fee Agreements Clarified,"1996
National Business Institute SeminarPersonal Injury Litigation Practice in Ohio1991
National Business Institute SeminarPersonal Injury Litigation Practice in Ohio1988
Columbus Bar Association"Attorney Malpractice in Franklin County, Ohio,"1978
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Duke UniversityPsychology and ReligionBA - Bachelor of Arts1974