Jim Yavorcik has practiced law for nearly 40 years. He has extensive trial and appellate experience, as a board certified civil trial advocate and a former assistant Lucas County prosecutor.
He is one of the few attorneys to have argued cases in both the Ohio Supreme Court and Michigan Supreme Court. Jim has served the legal community by teaching other attorneys in continuing education programs since 1984 on topics such as evidence, professionalism, jury selection, and settlement negotiations.
Jim has a referral-based practice, often co-counseling cases with other lawyers from Northwest Ohio. He also serves as a private mediator for attorneys needing assistance in resolving disputes.
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1981||08/23/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Toledo Lawyer of the Year in Plaintiff's personal injury law||Best Lawyers||2017|
|Personal Injury - Plaintiffs||Best Lawyers in America||2015|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Listed in the field of Plaintiff's Personal Injury||Ohio Super Lawyers||2011|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Ohio||American Trial Lawyers Association||2010|
|Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate||National Board of Trial Advocacy||2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Toledo Bar Association||President||2009 - 2010|
|Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers||Board of Trustees||2001 - 2005|
|Toledo Area Trial Lawyers Association||President||1992 - 1993|
|University of Toledo College of Law||N/A||1979|
|Ohio State University||N/A||1976|
|Coninuing legal education seminars||Trial practice , jury selection, professionalism||2016|
|Federal Insurance Co. v. Executive Coach||The decision led to an additional $17 million settlement for the victims.|
Posted by Barbara
Thu Jul 27 2017