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 - 2019
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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019

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About Michael Rourke

Admitted: 1981, Ohio

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

Honors/Awards:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

Educational Background:

  • Ohio State University, B.A., Honors: Summa Cum Laude, 1978 Harvard Law School, J.D. Honors: Cum Laude. 1981
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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Last Updated: 8/6/2018

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