Overview

John practices in Reminger's Fort Mitchell and Cincinnati offices. His legal practice focuses on trucking and transportation litigation, insurance matters, professional liability, premises liability, products liability, construction liability, directors and officers liability, and Kentucky workers' compensation. John has tried and mediated numerous cases with favorable results in all areas of his practice.

Before joining Reminger, John was an Active Duty Army Officer and served as a Clerk for the Kentucky Court of Appeals. John also served as the Risk Manager for Northern Kentucky University. He currently serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves who has served in Iraq and Kuwait in support of the global war on terrorism.

John has served as an adjunct instructor at Chase College of Law and has coached and mentored the Trial Advocacy Team in both state and national competitions. He has also instructed on appellate advocacy and legal writing.

Honors & Recognitions

Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Recognized as a Rising Star by Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine

Salmon P. Chase-2013 Outstanding Alumnus of the Past Decade

Community & Professional

Past Active Duty Army Officer
-Currently serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves who has served in Iraq and Kuwait in support of the global war on terrorism

Salmon P. Chase College of Law Alumni Board
-Vice President

Ohio State Bar Association

Cincinnati Bar Association

American Bar Association

Northern Kentucky Bar Association

Kentucky Bar Association

Kentucky Justice Association

American Association for Justice

Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court

Defense Research Institute
-Transportation Subcommittee

Trucking Industry Defense Association

Results

For a more complete list of trial results, please contact attorney.

News

Speaking Engagements

  • Ethical Workers’ Comp Claim Negotiations in the State of Kentucky
    Electric Insurance In-House Seminar - Louisville, KY, Oct 9, 2014
  • Civil Practice in State Court-Kentucky Bar Association New Attorney CLE
    Lexington, KY, Jan 24, 2014
  • Kentucky's Workers Compensation Administrative Procedures
    CorVel Corporation - Downers Grove, IL, Oct 10, 2013
  • A Primer in Kentucky Workers Comp Law - CorVel Corporation - Jackson, MS
    Feb 21, 2013
  • Kentucky Civil Judicial System and Best Practices in State Courts
    Kentucky Bar Association CLE - Lexington, KY, Feb 13, 2013
  • Kentucky Workers Comp Act An Overview
    CorVel Corporation TPA - Dublin, OH, Jan 21, 2013
  • Mitigation and Negotiation Defenses in Workers’ Comp - Chartis Insurance Co. Workers’ Comp Kentucky Self-Insurance Group - Louisville, KY
    Aug 30, 2012
  • Subrogation Procedures and Issues in ERISA Medicare, Medicaid, Veteran’s Affairs and Other Private Health and Auto Med Pay Plans
    National Business Institute CLE Seminar – Handling Complex Insurance Coverage Disputes - Lexington, KY, May 24, 2012
  • The Use of a Sworn Statement under Oath and Preconditions for its Use
    Greater Louisville Claims Assn. - Louisville, KY, May 18, 2012
  • Electronically Stored Information and E-Discovery
    KY CLE Seminar- Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court - Lexington, KY, Mar 22, 2012
  • Civil Practice in Kentucky State Courts
    Kentucky Bar Association’s New Lawyer Training Program - Lexington, KY, Jan 25, 2012
  • Medical Terminology and Definitions Within the Workers’ Compensation System
    Broadspire Workers’ Compensation Dept. - Louisville, KY, Jan 17, 2012
  • General Insurance Coverage Issues
    CNA Commercial Insurance Division - Chicago, IL, Dec 8, 2011
  • Claim Handling Ethics and Bad Faith in Workers’ Compensation, General Casualty and Property Claim Administration - Sedgwick Claims Service
    Dedicated Electric Insurance Workers’ Comp. Unit - Louisville, KY, Aug 25, 2011
  • Motions to Reopen Worker Compensation Claims - 2011 CEU Institute Broadspire
    Louisville, KY, Jul 20, 2011
  • Employment Ramifications of Social Media
    Northern KY Chamber of Commerce HR Group 100 - Ft. Mitchell, KY, Jul 14, 2011
  • The Fundamentals of Americans with Disability Act Claim
    Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Human Resources 100 Group - Kentucky, Apr 14, 2011
  • Cunningham & Butler Annual Trucking Risk Management Seminar - Dubuque, IA, Oct 19, 2010
  • Truck Accident Litigation- It's Not Just a Big Car Wreck- Kentucky Justice Association CLE.
    Lexington, KY, May 14, 2010
  • "The Evolving Use of Technology in the Defense of Trucking Liability Claims", Wheels Insurance, Ltd./National Interstate Insurance Risk Control Workshop
    Jan 13, 2010
  • Dissecting the Anatomy of a Trucking Liability Claim
    May 14, 2009
  • Gathering the Evidence in a Trucking Liability Case
    Apr 1, 2009
  • Kentucky Trucking and Transportation Law, Cottingham and Butler/SISCO Foods Seminar
    Dubuque, Iowa, Jun 17, 2008
  • Ohio Trucking Law and Tort Reform, North American Risk Services Claim Department
    Maitlin, Florida, May 21, 2008
  • 2007 Family Medical Leave Act Updated, Council on Education & Management
    Cincinnati, Ohio, Nov 5, 2007

Insights

Publications

Clerkships

  • Kentucky Court of Appeals

Education

J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2003

  • Member National Trial Competition Team, 2002 - 2003

B.S.,  Xavier University, cum laude, 1996

Admissions

  • State of Ohio, 2004
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2004
  • U.S. Court Of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 2005
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2012
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