CINCINNATI– LAWFUEL – Legal News, Legal Jobs Network –Ulmer & Berne LLP, one of Ohio’s largest law firms with four offices across the Midwest, announced today that one of its partners, John M. Hands, was elected Treasurer of the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA).
Founded in 1965, OACTA’s membership consists of 900 attorneys, corporate executives and managers who devote their time to the defense of civil lawsuits and the management of claims against individuals, corporations and government entities. OACTA’s mission is to provide a forum where its members can work together and with others on common problems to promote and improve the administration of justice in Ohio.
As a partner with Ulmer & Berne LLP, John’s practice focuses on business litigation, contract and commercial litigation, product liability litigation, construction law, architect/engineer defense and general liability defense. His general litigation background also includes emphasis in premises liability, vehicle accident and other personal injury litigation. John has extensive trial and appellate experience.
Ulmer & Berne LLP, established in 1908, is one of Ohio’s largest law firms, as well as one of the fastest growing in the Midwest. A full-service firm with 184 attorneys in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Chicago, Ulmer & Berne represents publicly traded and privately held companies, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, family businesses, international joint ventures and affiliations, investor groups, start-ups and emerging businesses, public bodies, and nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit www.ulmer.com.