Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Joseph received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame (1988) and his law degree from Capital University (1992). Joseph was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1993. Like his father John Butkovich, Joseph has dedicated his professional career to serving the interests of Injured Workers and their families.
Before going into private practice, Joseph gained experience in the area of Workers’ Compensation by working for the Industrial Commission of Ohio and also in the Workers’ Compensation Division of the Attorney General’s Office.
Joseph is a member of the Cincinnati and Ohio State Bar Association, and the Ohio Association for Justice.
Joseph is married to Kerry Butkovich and has four children, Patrick, Sean, Maggie and Molly.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Owner/partner||Clements, Taylor, Butkovich & Cohen, LPA, Co.||2015 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Attorney General Of Ohio||1991 - 1992|
|Law Clerk||The Industrial Commission of Ohio||1990 - 1991|
|Claims examiner||The Frank Gates Service Company||1989 - 1990|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Cincinnati Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|Ohio Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|Capital University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|University of Notre Dame||BA||1988|
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