Jim is a trial attorney focusing his practice on the defense of professional liability claims for healthcare providers and institutions, attorneys, and other licensed professionals. Related to his representation of professionals, Jim has extensive experience as to credentialing and licensure issues for state regulated professionals. Jim's trial practice also includes commercial litigation and the defense of product liability claims brought against manufacturers and suppliers.
Following graduation from law school in 1978, Jim began his practice with a small trial practice firm and joined RCO Law in 1984. Jim is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1991||10/22/2021|
|Partner||RCO Law/Robison, Curphey & O'Connell||1984 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American College of Trial Lawyers||Fellow||2007 - Present|
|Toledo Bar Association||Member||1978 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1978 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Member||1978 - Present|
|Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys||Member||N/A|
|Defense Research Institute||Member||N/A|
|International Association of Insurance Counsel||Member||N/A|
|University of Toledo||Law||1978|
|Mercy St. Vincent Mock Trial Program||Mock Trial||2010|
|Excellent Witnesses Can Trump Sympathy||positive|
|Avoidance of Conflict Between Co-defendants to Decrease the Likelihood of an Adverse Verdict||Positive|
|Unusual Complication of Surgery||Positive|
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