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The OAJ Amicus Curiae Committee represents the Ohio Association for Justice by presenting its position in the courts of Ohio when cases present issues of overriding important to the membership and the clients served by the membership. This work allows OAJ to participate as completely as possible to allow OAJ to effect decision-making in the court system with a particular emphasis on the Ohio Supreme Court.
The OAJ 
Amicus Curiae Committee includes individuals who excel at research and writing and
who volunteer their time 
and effort to submit briefs on behalf of OAJ.  Click here to learn more.

2016 | 2015 20142013 2012 201120102009


2016 Amicus Briefs submitted by the Ohio Association for Justice

Burnham v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, S.Ct. Case No. 2015-1127
Brief written by Paul W. Flowers

Link v. FirstEnergy Corp., S.Ct. Case No. 2015-0132
Brief written by Melissa R. Lipchak

Antoon v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, S.Ct. Case No. 2015-0467
Brief written by Paul Giorgianni

State ex rel. Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services, Inc. v. Industrial Comm. of Ohio and Redwine, S.Ct. No. 2015-1074
Bried written by Chelsea J. Fulton and Philip J. Fulton.

Argabrite v. Neer, S.Ct. Case No. 2015-0348 authored
Brief written by Ginger S. Bock, Drew Legando and Peter D. Traska.

Smith v. Erie Insurance Co., S.Ct. Case No. 2015-1419
Bried written 
by James E. Yavorcik.

 

2015 Amicus Briefs submitted by the Ohio Association for Justice

Richard Combs v. Ohio Department of Natural Resources S. Ct. Case No. 2014-1891
Brief Written by Paul Giorgianni

Christine Marie Whetstone, et al. v. Erin Binner, Administrator of the Estate of Roxanne McClellan S. Ct. Case No. 2014-1462
Brief Written by Robert DiCello and Jonathan Stoudt

Haight, et al. v. Cheap Escape Company, et al. S. Ct. Case No. 2014-1241
Brief Written by Bob DeRose and Trent Taylor

Onderko vs. Sierra Lobo, Inc. S. Ct. Case No. 2014-1881
Brief Written by Thomas Tootle

World Harvest Church v. Grange Mutual Casualty Co. S. Ct. Case No. 2014-1161
Brief Written by Drew Legando

Ricky Allen Baker, etc. v. County of Wayne, et al. S. Ct. Case No. 2014-2079
Brief written by Drew Legando

Ross J. Linert, et al. v. Ford Motor Company S. Ct. Case No. 2014-1940
Brief written by Jonathan R. Stoudt

Jessica Simpkins, et al. v. Grace Brethren Church of Delaware, Ohio S. Ct. Case No. 2014-1462
Brief written by Robert F. DiCello

 

2014 Amicus Briefs submitted by the Ohio Association for Justice

Gene' A Griffith, Executrix for the Estate of Howard E. Griffith, Deceased v. Aultman Hospital S. Ct. Case No. 2014-1055
Brief Written by Mark Willis
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Paul Risner and Catherine Risner, Co-Administrators of the Estate of Amber Risner, a Deceased Minor v. Ohio Department of Transportation S. Ct. Case No. 2014-0862
Brief Written by Paul Giorgianni
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Amber Sallee, et al. v. Stephanie Watts, et al. S. Ct. Case No. 2014-0727
Brief Written by Drew Legando
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Jerry Dillon, et al. v. Farmers Insurance of Columbus, Inc. S. Ct. Case No. 2014-0451
Brief Written by Todd Willis
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Henry Smith v. Ying H. Chen, D.O., et al. S. Ct. Case No 2013-2008
Brief written by Thomas Houlihan
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Kristel Wilkins v Sha'ste Incorporated; Process to Closing, L.L.C., S.Ct. Case No. 2013-1794
Brief written by Paul Flowers
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2013 Amicus Briefs submitted by the Ohio Association for Justice

Lauren J. Mann v. Northgate Investors, LLC. S.Ct. Case No. 2012-1600
Brief written by Paul Giorgianni
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Seth Niles Cromer; Melinda Cromer; Roderick Cromer v. Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron. S.Ct. Case No. 2012-2134
Brief written by Paul W. Flowers
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Hauser v. City of Dayton, S.Ct. Case No. 2013-0291
Brief written by Alphonse Gerhardstein
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Moretz v. Muakkassa, S.Ct. Case No. 2013-Ohio-4656; 2012-Ohio-0797
Brief written by Peter Traska and Frank Ray
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Pauley v. Circleville, S.Ct. Case No. 2012-1150
Brief written by Kim Young
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Duane Allen Hoyle v. DTJ Enterprises, Inc., and The Cincinnati Insurance Companies S.Ct. Case No. 2013-1405
Brief written by Peter Traska
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Phillip E. Pixley v. Pro-Pak Industries, Inc., et al., S.Ct Case No. 2013-0797
Brief written by Phil Fulton and Chelsea Fulton
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2012 Amicus Briefs submitted by the Ohio Association for Justice

Devries Dairy, LLC v. White Eagle Cooperative Association, Et Al. S.Ct. Case No. 2011-1995
Brief written by Thomas R. Houlihan
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Bruce R. Houdek v. Thyssenkruff Materials N.A. Inc., et. al. S.Ct. Case No. 2011-1076
Brief written by Paul W. Flowers
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Jeff Holmes v. Crawford Machine, Inc. et al. S.Ct. Case No. 2011-2040
Brief written by Philip J. Fulton
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Michael L. Hawsman, et al v. City of Cuyahoga Falls S.Ct. Case No. 2011-1588
Brief written by Paul W. Flowers
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Roshel Smith v. Donald E. Landfair S.Ct. Case No. 2011-1708
Brief written by Paul Giorgianni
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Theresa Miller, et al. v. Motorists Mutual Insurance Companies, et al S.Ct. Case No. 2012-0053
Brief written by Jonathan R. Stoudt & Matthew T. Wolf
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Larry Hewitt v. The L.E. Myers Company S.Ct. Case No. 2011-2013
Brief written by John D. Mismas
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Matthew Ries v. The Ohio State University Medical Center S.Ct. Case No. 2012-0954
Brief written by Paul Giorgianni
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Andrea Riffle, et al. v. Physicians and Surgeons Ambulance Service and City of Akron S.Ct. Case No. 2012-0205
Brief witten by Michael Goldberg
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Anderson v. Barclay’s, S.Ct. Case No. 2011-0908
Brief written by Amy Wells and Ian Crawford
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Vacha v. City of North Ridgeville, S.Ct. Case No. 2011-1327
Brief written by Paul Giorgianni
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2011 Amicus Briefs submitted by the Ohio Association for Justice

John T. Flynn, et al v. Fairview Village Retirement Community, LLC, etc. et al Sup. Ct. Case No. 2010-1881
Brief written by Peter D. Traska and Ryan M. Harrell
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James Spencer v. Freight Handlers, Inc. Et al. S.Ct. Case No. 2010-2138
Brief written by Philip J. Fulton
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State ex rel. Lisa Mullins, Administrator of the Estate of Charles Mullins, Deceased v. Hon. Thomas P. Curran, et al. S.Ct. Case No. 2011-0580
Brief written by Paul Giorgianni
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Grace Burlingame, et al v. City of Canton, et al. S.Ct. Case No. 2011-0742
Brief written by Drew Legando
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Cynthia Anderson, Adm. of the Estates of Ronald Anderson & Javarre Tate v. City of Massillon, et al. S.Ct. Case No. 2011-0742
Brief written by Drew Legando
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Tracy Ruther, Individually and as Administratrix of the Estate of Timothy Ruther, Deceased v. George Kaiser, DO; Warren County Family Practice Physicians, Inc. S.Ct. Case No. 2011-0899
Brief written by Paul W. Flowers
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Havel v. Villa St. Joseph, S.Ct. Case No. 2010-2148
Brief written by John Camillus
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2010 Amicus Briefs submitted by the Ohio Association for Justice

Nationwide v. Briggs, S.Ct. Case No. 2010-0114
Brief written by Michael Schroeder
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Loudin v. Radiology & Imaging Services, S.Ct. Case No. 201-0297
Brief written by Melissa Lipchak
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Geesaman v. St. Rita’s Medical Center, S.Ct. Case No. 2009-2094
Brief written by Jonathan Stoudt and Michael Rourke
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Sutton v. Tomco Machining, S.Ct. Case No. 2010-0670
Brief written by Paul Giorgianni
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Lea D. Smith v. Vashawn L. McBride, S.Ct. Case No. 2010-0809
Brief written by Margaret M. Murray and Michael Stewart
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2009 Amicus Briefs submitted by the Ohio Association for Justice

Jaques v. Manton, S.Ct. Case No. 2009-0820
Brief written by Paul Flowers
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