Michael J. Rourke

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Columbus, OH

Rourke & Blumenthal
 | 495 South High Street, Suite 450
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-321-3212
Fax: 614-220-7900
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1981
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Michael J. Rourke is an honors graduate of Harvard Law School. Since graduating in 1981 Mike has been practicing in Ohio as well as numerous other states in various areas of complex personal injury litigation. His successes have been numerous and have involved issues relating to medical malpractice, product liability, employer intentional tort, commercial truck accidents and catastrophic injury and death. He has achieved particular success in representing clients with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. He has dedicated himself to helping these individuals achieve as much as possible regardless of their impairments.

    Besides his successful legal practice, Mike Rourke has served as an adjunct assistant professor at The Ohio State University Law School. He has written and given presentations on a variety of subjects to law students and fellow attorneys. He is admitted to practice in the state of Ohio, the Northern and Southern U.S. District Courts of Ohio, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Most recently, Mike was inducted into The American College of Trial Lawyers. 

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability


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    Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021

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    About Michael Rourke

    Admitted: 1981, Ohio

    Professional Webpage: http://randbllp.com/our-attorneys/mike-rourke/


    • Best Lawyers in America, 2002 - Present
    • Lawyer of the Year in Central Ohio in the field of Medical Malpractice 2010 by Best Lawyersin America
    • Columbus Top Lawyers, 2000 - Present
    • Million Dollar Advocates Club, 1991 - Present
    • Cum Laude, Harvard University Law School
    • Ohio's Top Lawyers, 2000 - Present
    • Top 50 Lawyers in Columbus by Columbus Monthly & Ohio Super Lawyers, 2006-2011
    • Phi Kappa Phi

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1981
    • Member, American Bar Association, 1981 - Present
    • Ohio, 1981
    • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2013
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1988
    • Member, American Association for Justice, 1987 - Present
    • Member, Ohio Bar Association, 1981 - Present
    • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2012
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1988
    • Member, Ohio Association of Justice, 1987 - Present
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 2012

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Personal Injury In Ohio, Ohio Legal Center Institute, 1984
    • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Ohio State Law School, 1984 - 1987
    • Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Trial Practice, Ohio Association of Trial Lawyers

    Educational Background:

    • Ohio State University, B.A., Honors: Summa Cum Laude, 1978 Harvard Law School, J.D. Honors: Cum Laude. 1981
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    Office Location for Michael J. Rourke

    495 South High Street
    Suite 450
    Columbus, OH 43215

    Phone: 614-321-3212

    Fax: 614-220-7900

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