Richard M. Lewis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Jackson, OH

The Law Firm of Richard M. Lewis, LLC
 | 295 Pearl Street, PO Box 664
Jackson, OH 45640
Phone: 740-688-2164
Fax: 740-286-2988
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • Family Law (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    The founder of The Law Firm of Richard M. Lewis, LLC, located in Jackson, Ohio, Richard M. Lewis focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. He provides representation to clients throughout the southern part of the state who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties in cases involving medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse and defective products, including drugs and medical devices. Mr. Lewis also assists clients who are going through divorce and who are facing disputes over property division, child support, and custody and visitation.

    A 1979 graduate of The Ohio State University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Mr. Lewis went on to earn his Juris Doctor at Capital University Law School in 1982. He subsequently became admitted to practice in Ohio, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    A 1979 graduate of The Ohio State University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Mr. Lewis went on to earn his Juris Doctor at Capital University Law School in 1982. He subsequently became admitted to practice in Ohio, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.Mr. Lewis has been an active participant in several legal organizations. A member of the board of trustees of the Ohio Association for Justice, he is also a member of the American Association for Justice and the Ohio State Bar Association. Mr. Lewis also served as the vice chairperson of the Commission on Certification of Attorneys as Specialists created by the Supreme Court of Ohio, and he was a member of the Ohio State Bar Association committee that developed the test that is given to attorneys who wish to become certified as specialists in insurance coverage law. He has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

    Mr. Lewis has been an active participant in several legal organizations. A member of the board of trustees of the Ohio Association for Justice, he is also a member of the American Association for Justice and the Ohio State Bar Association. Mr. Lewis also served as the vice chairperson of the Commission on Certification of Attorneys as Specialists created by the Supreme Court of Ohio, and he was a member of the Ohio State Bar Association committee that developed the test that is given to attorneys who wish to become certified as specialists in insurance coverage law. He has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 40%General Litigation
    • 20%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Litigation, Small Claims, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

    Certificates and Credentials

    National Board of Trial Advocacy

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    About Richard Lewis

    Admitted: 1982, Ohio

    Professional Webpage: https://www.richardmlewis.com/richard-m-lewis

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Advocacy by NBTA., 2012
    • Board Certified in as a specialist in Insurance Law by the OSBA and the Ohio State Bar Association’s Litigation Section Council’s Commitee on Rules & Legislation

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Chair, Legislative Committee for Ohio Association of Justice., 2016
    • Vice-Chair, Consumer Law Section, OAJ (Ohio Association for Justice), 2007-2008
    • Member of the Ohio State Bar Association in Insurance Law specialization committee
    • Past President of the Jackson County Bar Association
    • Former Member, OSBA Committee on Unjust Criticism of Judges
    • Former Member of the Executive Committee of the Ohio Association for Justice
    • Vice-Chair of The Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Certification of Attorneys as Specialists
    • Board of Trustees of the American Bar Association
    • Board of Trustees of the American Association for Justice
    • Board of Trustees of the Ohio State Bar Association
    • Board of Trustees of the Ohio Association for Justice

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Akers, et al v. Alonzo M.D., et al

    Educational Background:

    • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1979
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    Office Location for Richard M. Lewis

    295 Pearl Street
    PO Box 664
    Jackson, OH 45640

    Phone: 740-688-2164

    Fax: 740-286-2988

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