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John A. Lancione

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Practice Areas:

  • Medical Negligence
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Injuries
  • Cancer Misdiagnosis
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gentamicin
  • Medicine & Anesthesia
  • Paralysis
  • Personal Injury
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Strokes & Heart Attacks
  • Wrongful Death

Biography

John A. Lancione is a third-generation attorney and the principal attorney at The Lancione Law Firm. With more than 30 years of legal experience, he has built a reputation as one of the most prominent and successful birth injury lawyers in the state of Ohio. John Lancione works hard to not only secure the recovery his clients are owed, but also to hold negligent parties accountable. He has been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list every year from 2004-2019, named “Best Lawyer” and "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News & World Report, and has an AV Preeminent® Rating (The highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.) from Martindale-Hubbell®, amongst other achievements.

Honors

  • Rated by Super Lawyers 2004-2019
  • U.S. News & World Report 2011-2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Rating
  • Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers, 2014
  • Cleveland's Best Lawyers
  • Top Attorneys In Ohio - Cleveland, Cincinnati Magazines & Columbus Monthly 2013
  • The Dan Cullen Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award, American Association for Justice, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report; Best Law Firms, Best Lawyers, 2011-2020

Representative Cases

  • Marshall v. Ortega, 87 Ohio St. 3d 522, 2000, Ohio Supreme Court, 1999279724
  • Gum v. CEI, 81 Ohio State 3d 1243, 1998, Ohio Supreme Court, 1998066628
  • Schlachet v. Cleveland Clinic, 104 Ohio App. 3d 160, 1995, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1995113214
  • Hallett v. Stow Bd. of Ed., 89 Ohio App.3d 309, 1993, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1993226222
  • Fortman v. Dayton Power & Light Co., 80 Ohio App.3d 525, 1992, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1993047393

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1988
  • Denison University
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1988

Professional Associations

  • Cleveland Bar Association, Member
  • Cuyahoga County Bar Association, Member, Negligence Committee
  • Cuyahoga County Bar Association, Chairman, Young Lawyers Committee, 1994 to 1994
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Co-Chairman: Birth Trauma Litigation Group 2008-2010; Professional Negligence Section Chairman 2016-2017; recipient of the Dan Cullen Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award 2017; Board of Governors 2014-2017; Member, Membership Oversight Committee 1993-1996.
  • American Association for Justice, New Lawyer Division, Ohio Governor, 1994 to 1995
  • Ohio Association for Justice, President-Elect, 2007 to 2008
  • Ohio Association for Justice, President, 2008 to 2009
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Executive Committee, 2001 to 2003
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Board of Trustees, 1993-2017
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Medical Negligence Section, Chairman, 1998 to 2000
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member, 2001 to 2007
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Advocates Circle, 2008-2017
  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Law Firms 2020
  • Best Lawyers 2020
  • best law firms award
  • american association for justice
  • $350 million awarded
  • amerian institute of legal counsel
  • top rated lawyers