John practices in Reminger’s Fort Mitchell and Cincinnati offices. Serving as Co-Chair of the firm’s Trucking and Commercial Transportation Law Practice Group, he focuses his practice on trucking and transportation litigation and professional liability defense. John also maintains an active docket representing clients in all manner of disputes, such as claims and suits for:

  • Product Liability Defense
  • Construction Defense
  • Employment Defense
  • General Liability Defense

Prior to joining Reminger in 2004, John served on active duty in the U.S. Army. While attending law school, he served as a Clerk for the Kentucky Court of Appeals and the Risk Manager for Northern Kentucky University. While at Reminger, John has continued to serve in the U.S. Army Reserve as a Military Police Officer and has obtained the rank of Colonel.

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

In his practice, John has litigated hundreds of claims in the Commonwealth of Kentucky's Circuit Courts, the State of Ohio Courts of Common Pleas, the United States District Courts (Southern Districts of Ohio, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky), both the Kentucky and Ohio Court of Appeals, and the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Honors & Recognitions

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

Recognized as a Rising Star by Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009


Honored by Salmon P. Chase College of Law as Outstanding Alumnus of the Past Decade, 2013

Community & Professional

U.S. Army Officer

  • John is currently a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves. He serves as the Chief of Staff for the 200th Military Police Command, the senior Military Police Command in the U.S. Army Reserves, with nearly 14,000 Soldiers and support staff serving across the United States and the globe.  
  • John previously served as the Brigade Commander of the 290th Military Police Brigade. As the Brigade Commander, John was responsible for the preparation, training, and deployment of over 3,500 military police soldiers and support staff located in 15 states.
  • Before Brigade Command, John was deployed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as the manager for Foreign Military Sales to the Saudi Ministry of Interior and Presidency's State Security. John was responsible for advising the U.S. State Department, including the U.S. Ambassador, and the Saudi government officials on matters pertaining to internal security and counter-terrorism efforts within the Kingdom

Salmon P. Chase College Board of Visitors, Member

Salmon P. Chase College of Law Alumni Board, Member

Ohio State Bar Association, Member

Cincinnati Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member

Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court, Member

American Defense Trial Attorneys, Member

Defense Research Institute, Member
Transportation Subcommittee
Veterans Committee

Trucking Industry Defense Association, Member

Transportation Lawyers Association, Member


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



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
  • Kentucky Trucking Liability Law Update
    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



Reminger Reports


  • Kentucky Court of Appeals


M.S., National Security Strategy, National War College, 2018

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

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


  • 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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