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John Alan Sivinski

Litigation Attorney at Rocky River, OH

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  • Licensed for 37 years
    State OH
    Acquired 1986
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With more than twenty years experience as a trial lawyer representing plaintiffs who have been injured by the misconduct or negligence of another, or who suffered a workplace injury, Mr. Sivinski concentrates his practice in personal injury, wrongful death, criminal defense, products liability, asbestos-related injuries and labor law and has tried in excess of 50 cases to verdict, including five multi-million dollar verdicts.

 

Mr. Sivinski’s reputation as a skilled and sophisticated litigator has enabled him to negotiate settlements in excess of $100 Million Dollars for injured clients. Mr. Sivinski has also achieved national recognition for his widespread work on behalf of plaintiffs in asbestos litigation, where he has tried cases in many states, most notably, Ohio and Florida.

 

As a result of his trial work, Mr. Sivinski iscertified as a Civil Trial Advocateby the National Board of Trial Advocacy, recognizing his “excellence demonstrated in the field of civil trial law”. John has also achieved a Martindale Hubble rating of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5, the highest distinction available as voted by his peers and is a member of the ATLA Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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Location

The Law Offices of Brian J. Smith, ltd
20545 Center Ridge Rd, Ste. 215
Rocky River, OH, 44116

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Sivinski Law Offices, ltd
  • 2015 - Present
  • Partner
  • Sivinski & Smith, LLC
  • 2009 - 2015
  • Partner
  • Masters & Sivinski, LLC
  • 2007 - 2009
  • Partner
  • Kelley & Ferraro
  • 1997 - 2007
  • Attorney
  • Climaco, Lefkowitz, Peca, Wilcox, & Garofoli Co., Lpa
  • 1986 - 1997
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Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1986
  • Carroll University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1983

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Ruckman v. Miller
  • $90 Thousand to Teen Hit by Driver on Cell Phone
  • Ned Zimmerman v. ACandS, Inc., et al.
  • $2 Million Jury Verdict
  • Lynne Marion, etc. v. A-Best Products Company, et al.
  • $4.5 Million Jury Verdict
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Associations

  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Board of Directors
  • 2018 - Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • Cleveland State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Invited Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2015
  • Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • 2014
  • Invited Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • 2013
  • Invited Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • 2012
  • Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • 2012
  • Invited Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
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Speaking Engagements

  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • 2000

Attorney endorsements

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Family Attorney | May 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse John. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Litigation Attorney | Jun 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John Sivinski is a A+ attorney, as is confirmed by him being a certified Civil Trial Advocate, a member of the ATLA Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and an attorney rated as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine"
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