Shelby focuses her practice area to defending the rights of Ohio Employers when they find themselves involved with defending against a Workers' Compensation claim. She works with each client to manage the costs of allowed claims and to defend against claims that, for some reason or another, seem suspicious or even fraudulent.
News & Media Coverage
Reminger Co., LPA has been ranked in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Two practice areas were ranked nationally, including Transportation Law and Insurance Law. Many other practice areas were also ranked at the metropolitan level; see press release for a full list.
- Press Release, May 14, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Brandon L. Abshier has joined our Columbus, Ohio office. Brandon focuses his practice on civil litigation, workers' compensation, and data breach/privacy matters.
- Press Release, May 7, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that attorney Jeanne M. Mullin has been honored as a YWCA of Greater Cleveland “Woman of Professional Excellence.” Jeanne was recognized at a luncheon hosted by the YWCA featuring the 2019 Women of Achievement Awards, which celebrates the extraordinary accomplishments of women in Northeast Ohio.
- Press Release, May 7, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA has relocated our Cincinnati, Ohio office to 525 Vine Street, Suite 1500, effective Monday, May 6, 2019. The new office provides Reminger with additional room to accommodate and service our clients. The office’s phone (513.721.1311) and fax (513.721.2553) numbers will remain the same.
- Press Release, April 26, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Tricia G. Bellich has joined our Northwest Indiana office. She has significant experience in the areas of workers’ compensation and employment law defense, and is knowledgeable across multiple industries including manufacturing, retail, and construction.
- Supporting minorities important part of workplace cultureApril 24, 2019
Richard Rymond was quoted in a Cleveland Jewish News article on diversity in law firms, entitled "Supporting minorities important part of workplace culture." To read the article, click here.
- Press Release, April 16, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Jeanne M. Mullin has been recognized as a member of the 2019 class of "Smart Women Awards" honorees. Jeanne received a “Progressive Woman” award alongside other notable honorees at the 2019 Smart Women Breakfast & Awards, held on Tuesday, April 16th.
- Press Release, April 15, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Ralph E. Burnham and J. Kelly Ratliff have joined the Fort Mitchell, Kentucky office of Reminger Co., LPA.
- March 28, 2019
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear colleague, mentor, and friend, James L. Malone. An Emeritus member of the Management Committee of Reminger Co., LPA, Jim passed away on March 28, 2019.
- New Rules Impact Veterans’ Pension EligibilityCrain's Cleveland Business, March 21, 2019
The article, "New rules impact veterans’ pension eligibility," addresses the new rules that went into effect last October that affect the determination of veteran and spousal eligibility of VA pensions. Click here to read the article.
- Press Release, March 19, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Nicholas Brunette has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation.
- Press Release, March 8, 2019
We are pleased to announce that William A. Meadows has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.
A shareholder of Reminger Co., LPA, Bill serves as co-chair of the firm’s Medical Malpractice Group and as a member of the firm's Executive Group.
- Patrick Kasson Featured in Multiple Media Outlets Regarding 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Twitter Case Involving Actor James WoodsABA Journal, Courthouse News Service, Associated Press, US News and World Report Pick Up Story, Woods Gives Congratulations on TwitterPress Release, March 1, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA attorney Patrick Kasson was featured in several media outlets in conjunction with a defamation suit in a federal appeals court involving a tweet by actor James Woods.
- Press Release, February 26, 2019
We are pleased to announce thatAdriann S. McGee has been named to the Board of Directors for the Ohio Coalition for Adult Protection Services (OCAPS). The purpose of OCAPS is to enhance the quality and provision of services for the prevention, identification and treatment of adult abuse, neglect and exploitation through education, training, advocacy, collaboration and networking.
- Press Release, February 19, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Brett Clayton has joined the Indianapolis, Indiana office of Reminger Co., LPA. Brett is a shareholder who focuses his practice in civil litigation defense. He has a broad client base, including medical providers, hospitals, dentists, restaurants, government entities, and insurance providers.
- Press Release, February 8, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Robert Kish has joined Reminger Co., LPA’s Columbus, Ohio office. Robert focuses his practice in the areas of medical and dental negligence through the representation of physicians, hospitals, dentists and medical personnel in a variety of settings. Robert also defends clients in cases involving premises liability, general liability and other areas of professional negligence.
- Press Release, February 8, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Andrew Jamison has joined Reminger Co., LPA’s Akron, Ohio office. Andy specializes in the defense of medical and healthcare professionals, including physicians, dentists, nurses, therapists, hospitals and assisted living and long-term care facilities.
Andy defends malpractice allegations against professionals including real estate agents, brokers, accountants, architects and engineers. He also has extensive experience handling general liability and premises liability cases.
- Press Release, January 31, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that six of our attorneys were honored as 2019 Indiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The names have been announced in the 2019 edition of Indiana Super Lawyers, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine,and the online attorney directory at SuperLawyers.com.
- Allison McMeechan Featured in Cleveland.com for Presentation on "Planning for the Future: Legal and Financial Issues for Individuals with Dementia”Cleveland.com, January 30, 2019
- Brian D. Sullivan Appointed by Ohio Supreme Court to Serve Three-Year Term on Board of Commissioners on Character & FitnessPress Release, January 24, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Brian D. Sullivan was appointed by the Ohio Supreme Court to serve a three-year term on their Board of Commissioners on Character and Fitness.
The Board is responsible for ensuring that “each applicant for admission to the practice of law possesses the requisite character, fitness, and moral qualifications for admission.” The Board consists of 12 members, appointed by the Court, who must be members of the Ohio bar. Pursuant to Gov. Bar R. I, Sections 10-13, the Board's essential functions are to promulgate admission standards and applications, supervise the work of local bar admissions committees, review the character, fitness, and moral qualifications of each applicant for admission, and hear appeals from admission applicants who receive adverse admission recommendations from local bar admission committees.
- Press Release, January 17, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Ryan J. Sterling has joined our Indianapolis, Indiana office. Ryan focuses his practice on all types of civil defense matters with a special interest in general liability, government/public entity liability, professional liability and employment law.
- Press Release, January 7, 2019
Reminger Co., LPA recently elevated eight attorneys to shareholder status: Anthony L. Holton, Lyndsay I. Ignasiak, Jackie M. Jewell, Danielle Lorenz, Adriann S. McGee, Ian D. Mitchell, Codie J. Ross, and James P. Scheidler.
- Press Release, January 5, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Adam M. Borgman has joined the Toledo, Ohio office of Reminger Co., LPA. Adam focuses his practice on a variety of areas including long-term care, professional liability, and employment practices defense.
- Introducing Zachary R. Durant, Aaren Host, Margaret A. Nowak and Matthew J. TurkaljPress Release, December 19, 2018
We are pleased to announce that four attorneys have joined Reminger’s Cleveland office: Zachary R. Durant, Aaren Host, Margaret A. Nowak, and Matthew J. Turkalj.
- Press Release, December 17, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA has relocated our Fort Wayne, Indiana office to 110 West Berry Street, Suite 1900, effective Monday, December 17, 2018. The new office provides Reminger with additional room to accommodate and service our clients. The office’s phone (260.755.6210) and fax (260.755.2346) numbers will remain the same.
- Press Release, December 5, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that 59 of our attorneys were honored as 2019 Ohio and Kentucky Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The names will be announced in the 2019 edition of Ohio and Kentucky Super Lawyers and the online attorney directory at SuperLawyers.com.
- Press Release, November 29, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Thomas N. Spyker and Rachel Coles have joined our Columbus, Ohio office.
Thomas N. Spyker: Thomas’ practice focuses on governmental/public entity liability, employment litigation, commercial trucking and professional liability as well as a broad range of pre-suit investigative work and general litigation matters. Prior to being admitted to practice, Thomas was a clerk in the Columbus office for two years supporting these practice groups.
Rachel Coles: Rachel focuses her practice on a variety of areas, including general liability and governmental/public entity liability. While attending law school, Rachel worked as a law clerk in Reminger's Youngstown office. She gained invaluable experience handling a wide variety of cases, including medical malpractice, long-term care liability, professional liability, insurance coverage/bad faith, products liability, and general tort liability.
- Press Release, November 28, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Joseph S. Simms has joined our Cleveland, Ohio office. With more than two decades of legal experience, Joe specializes in complex business disputes, commercial litigation, and alternative dispute resolution.
- Press Release, November 12, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce the appointment of several new chairs and co-chairs for select practice groups.
Kevin P. Foley, Co-Chair: Trucking and Commercial Transportation
Adam M. Fried, Co-Chair: Probate and Trust Litigation
Franklin C. Malemud, Co-Chair: Probate and Trust Litigation
Allison M. McMeechan, Chair: Estate and Trust Administration
Russell J. Meraglio, Jr., Chair: Guardianships
Carrie Masters Starts, Co-Chair: Retail, Hospitality and Entertainment Facilities
Holly Marie Wilson: Education Law Liability
- John Dunn: Prepare. Train. Execute. Repeat.Attorney at Law Magazine, November 11, 2018
John M. Dunn was profiled in Attorney at Law Magazine's "2018 Veterans in Law Special Issue." John is currently serving as a Lieutenant Colonel (Promotable) in the U.S. Army Reserves. He shares his story in the article entitled "Prepare. Train. Execute. Repeat."
- Youngstown Daily Legal News, October 26, 2018
Kelly Johns was featured on the front page of the Youngstown Daily Legal News in an article entitled "Meet The Mahoning County Bar Association president-elect." To read the story, click here.
- Richard T. Reminger Inducted Into the 2018 Class of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Hall of FamePress Release, October 26, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that our founder Richard T. Reminger is being inducted into the 2018 Class of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (CMLAW) Hall of Fame on Friday, October 26, 2018. The CMLAW Hall of Fame was established to honor the outstanding contributions to the success and prestige of the law school by distinguished alumni, faculty, staff, friends and community leaders.
- Member Spotlight: Shirley J. ChristianOhio State Bar Association Website, October 25, 2018
Shirley Christian was profiled by the Ohio State Bar Association as part of their member spotlight program. The feature can be viewed and read by clicking here.
- October 19, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Mathew A. Taulbee and Clarke D. Cotton have joined our Fort Mitchell, Kentucky office.
- Appeals court: Lexington Council candidate can’t run. Find out why.Lexington Herald-Leader, October 15, 2018
Alex Scutchfield was quoted in an article in the Lexington Herald-Leader regarding a three-judge panel of the Kentucky Court of Appeals upholding a lower court’s ruling that struck a Lexington 8th Council District candidate from the ballot. The article, entitled "Appeals court: Lexington Council candidate can’t run. Find out why," can be read by clicking here.
- Press Release, October 12, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Alex L. Scutchfield has joined our Lexington, Kentucky office. Alex has practiced law in Lexington for the past 21 years. Prior to moving his practice to Reminger, he worked at two large regional firms and was also a founding member of his own.
- Alumni AwardsThink Magazine, Case Western Reserve University, October 2018
Richard T. Reminger, the founder of Reminger Co., LPA, is being honored by Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) with the President's Award for Excellence. Reminger, (ADL '53), will receive his award on Friday, October 12th from CWRU President Barbara R. Snyder.
- Reminger Foundation, Lawyers Guild of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, and Catholic Community Foundation Join to Create Martin T. Galvin Memorial Scholarship FundPress Release, October 10, 2018
The Reminger Foundation recently granted $10,000 toward the creation of a scholarship fund in honor of our departed colleague and friend Martin T. Galvin. The Lawyers Guild of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland established the “Martin T. Galvin Memorial Scholarship Fund” in conjunction with the Catholic Community Foundation in an effort to promote the value of a Catholic high school education and to honor Marty’s legacy.
- Press Release, September 13, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Samantha Steelman has joined our Fort Mitchell, Kentucky office.
Over the course of the past 20 years, she has practiced primarily in the areas of workers' compensation and domestic relations. An experienced litigator, Samantha is skilled in the development and execution of strategic plans that are mindful of her clients’ goals. She enjoys solving challenging issues and figuring out the most efficient and effective way to litigate cases and navigate through difficult challenges.
- Laurie J. Avery, David R. Hudson, Taylor Knight Honored by Toledo Business JournalPress Release, September 12, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Laurie Avery, David Hudson, and Taylor Knight of our Toledo office were published in the Toledo Business Journalas part of their “Who’s Who in Area Law” list for 2018-2019.
“Who’s Who in Area Law” is a regional list of outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes both peer nominations and client assessments. The “Who’s Who” list is an effort by the Toledo Business Journal to help identify the most credible, highly capable legal professionals practicing law in the area.
- Press Release, September 11, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that R. Gregory Sylvester has joined our Indianapolis, Indiana office. Greg maintains a diverse practice that includes civil defense litigation, commercial transportation defense litigation, automobile liability defense, and premises liability defense. Greg also maintains a practice in complex commercial real estate transactions, including purchase, sale and financing of commercial and multi-family housing projects.
- Press Release, September 11, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Alex M. Beeman has joined our Indianapolis, Indiana office. Alex focuses on defense litigation matters involving general liability, governmental/public entity liability, insurance/bad faith liability, premises liability, trucking and transportation, and probate.
- Richard T. Reminger to be Honored During 2018 Case Western Reserve University Homecoming FestivitiesPress Release, September 4, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that our founder Richard T. Reminger is being honored with Case Western Reserve University’s “President’s Award for Excellence”during their 2018 Homecoming celebration. The award is being bestowed upon Mr. Reminger at a luncheon scheduled for Friday, October 12th. The event will feature an address by Case Western Reserve University President Barbara Snyder, who will personally present the award to Mr. Reminger.
- Press Release, August 17, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Andrew C. Pettijohn has joined our Louisville office. Andrew defends businesses and individuals facing claims involving general liability, professional negligence, and employment matters. He focuses his legal practice primarily in the areas of premises liability, defense of trucking liability, and workers' compensation. He also has experience in matters of insurance defense and coverage, construction defense, contract interpretation, and medical malpractice.
- Press Release, August 15, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that 34 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
- Press Release, August 15, 2018
- Press Release, August 3, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Kelly Johns has been voted President Elect of the Mahoning County Bar Association. Her term as President will start in July of 2019.
- Press Release, August 2, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Holly Marie Wilson has been named a member of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) Amicus Committee. Her one-year term started in July.
- Press Release, July 31, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Justin D. Harris has joined Reminger Co., LPA’s Sandusky office.
Justin is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation matters, products liability, real estate, medical malpractice, government/public entity, and retail, hospitality & entertainment. Justin has tried dozens of cases throughout Ohio in both state and federal courts.
- Press Release, July 24, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA was named to the “Top 150 Under 150” and “Best Midsize Law Firms for Diversity” lists for 2019. Vault is best known for its rankings, ratings, and reviews on top employers and internship programs.
- Press Release, July 11, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Steven A. Chang has joined our Columbus office. He focuses his legal practice on a wide variety of legal matters including complex commercial litigation, oil and gas litigation, insurance coverage/bad faith, and professional liability.
- Press Release, June 28, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Julian T. Emerson was named to the National Bar Association’s 2018 “40 Under 40” list. The National Bar Association (NBA) is the oldest and largest national association of predominantly African American lawyers and judges. The NBA's ”40 Under 40 Awards” Black Tie Gala is being held Wednesday, August 1st, and will recognize the nation's top lawyers under 40 who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, including in innovation, vision, leadership and legal and community involvement.
- Press Release, June 27, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Brian D. Sullivan was recently elected President of The Lawyers Guild of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. Through the encouragement of the Bishop of the Cleveland Catholic Diocese, The Guild was reestablished over 10 years ago to foster spiritual growth and fellowship throughout the legal community. The Guild also seeks to enhance appreciation for and observance of high ethical standards and calls attention to legal and societal issues that affect morality, justice and faith.
- Press Release, June 22, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that Lake County Common Pleas Judge John P. O’Donnell has appointed Russell J. Meraglio as Grand Jury Foreman for a three-month term commencing July 2018.
- Estate owners should plan for their furry friendsJune 21, 2018
Allison McMeechan was interviewed by the Cleveland Jewish News regarding the inclusion of pets as part of an estate plan. To read the article, click here.
- Press Release, June 20, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that Mario C. Ciano was honored with a 2018 ORT America Jurisprudence Award. ORT America is a non-profit Jewish organization that promotes education and training in communities worldwide. The ORT America Jurisprudence Awards are presented annually to members of the legal community whose professional and personal lives have substantially improved the quality of life for their fellow human beings, created role models for others to emulate, and established new directions for the enhancement of their profession and their community.
- Plain Dealer, June 17, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that we were selected as one of the Plain Dealer Top Workplaces for the eighth year in a row. In addition, Reminger was named the #1 top workplace in Northeast Ohio among midsized companies for a third time.
- Press Release, June 1, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that Mario C. Ciano was honored with the William K. Thomas Professionalism Award by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association at their Annual Meeting. The award is bestowed on “a lawyer or judge who has significantly contributed to the enhancement of professionalism in the Greater Cleveland legal community by exemplifying the goals of the Ohio Supreme Court’s ‘A Lawyer’s Creed’ and by furthering the ideals (of) the mission of the CMBA.”
- Press Release, May 29, 2018
Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that our Columbus office was named a finalist in the medium-sized employer category for the 2018 Corporate Citizenship Awards, sponsored by Columbus Business First.
- Brian C. Lee, Allison M. McMeechan, Clifford C. Masch, and Julian T. Emerson Assume Management Roles for Select Practice AreasPress Release, May 25, 2018
CLEVELAND, OH – Reminger Co., LPA is pleased to announce that we have named four new practice group chairs. Brian C. Lee has been named Co-Chair of Architects and Engineers/Construction Liability; Allison M. McMeechan has been named Chair of Probate Administration, Trust Administration and Guardianships; Clifford C. Masch has been named Co-Chair of Appellate Advocacy; and Julian T. Emerson has been named Co-Chair of the Environmental/Mass Tort/Class Action.