Areas of Expertise

John Burnett is “Of Counsel” to the firm, focusing his practice on tort and professional liability matters.

John began his career as a Judge Advocate in the Marine Corps. After leaving active duty in 1991, John has practiced primarily in the fields of medical malpractice, personal injury, and complex litigation. John has tried dozens of cases and has represented hundreds of clients both as counsel for the plaintiff and for the defense. Being able to look at a fact pattern with thirty years of trial experience from both a defense and plaintiff perspective gives him a distinct advantage in representing clients at this stage of his career.

A cum laude graduate of Knox College in Illinois, John graduated from the Case Western University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio. He is licensed to practice in Ohio and Illinois. He is active in Project Healing Waters, a program dedicated to teaching fly fishing to disabled veterans.


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