Ohio's personal injury law firm. Put 30+ years of experience on your side.
John Fitch is a top-rated Ohio personal injury lawyer and the principal and founder of The Fitch Law Firm with over 35+ years of experience handling all types of personal injury cases ranging from car and truck accidents, catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, product liability, medical malpractice and more. John Fitch Fitch is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review rating possible and has been awarded a 10/10 Superb Rating by independent attorney review organization AVVO.
John Fitch is licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio and obtained his law degree from the University of Dayton Law School. John Fitch is a past president of the Franklin County Trial Lawyers’ Association. He has also been active in a number of other bar associations, including the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Over the years John Fitch has helped many individuals and families recover significant settlements and awards, including many recoveries in excess of one million dollars.
On November 20, 2019, Mr. Fitch obtained a verdict of $134 Million Dollars* on behalf of Amanda Brandt, who at age 11 and 12, was sexually abused by Roy Pompa, one of Ohio’s most notorious sexual predators. The verdict, rendered by a Cuyahoga County jury, is believed to be one of the largest personal injury verdicts in Ohio’s history.
John is also licensed in Washington, D.C., and is currently active in Georgia.
He is the proud parent of two wonderful boys, Charles and John.
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Award||Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2016|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Million Dollar Advocate Award||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2012|
|Founder & Managing Attorney||The Fitch Law Firm||1980 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Wolske & Barclay||2002 - 2004|
|Associate Attorney||Miller, Searl & Fitch||1979 - 1980|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Stalwart||2003 - Present|
|Ohio Association for Justice||Member||1983 - Present|
|Columbus Bar Association||Member||1983 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Member||1983 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1983 - Present|
|Central Ohio Association for Justice||Member||1983 - Present|
|Central Ohio Association for Justice||President||1995 - 1996|
|Ohio Association for Justice||Board of Trustees||1992 - 2002|
|The Fitch Law Firm||Ohio Guide Book For Auto Accident Victims||2011|
|Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers CLE||Product Liability||1999|
|Columbus Bar Association CLE||Personal Injury Litigation||1995|
|University of Dayton Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1979|
|Ohio State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1974|
|Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys CLE||Sexual Abuse||2013|
|Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers CLE||Closing Arguments||1998|
|Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers CLE||Investigative Techniques||1992|
|$6 Million Product Liability||$6 Million (judgment plus interest)|
|$3.15 Million Premises Liability||$3.15 Million|
|$2.65 Million Medical Malpractice||$2.65 Million|
|$1.75 Million Construction Accident||$1.75 Million|
|$1.45 Million Car Accident||$1.45 Million|
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