Biography

Jim Matthews' practice is concentrated in the analysis and litigation of insurance policy coverage issues. He helps clients resolve disputes between policy holders and insurers over coverage provided by a variety of different types of insurance policies including commercial and business policies, director and officer liability policies, professional liability policies, automobile policies, disability policies, medical insurance policies and life insurance policies. These disputes range from personal, individual policy claims to large business policies covering mass tort liabilities or commercial liabilities. Jim's practice also includes review and analysis of policies and coverages before any claims or suits are filed to help clients decide whether they are adequately protected and have the right coverages before the problems arise.

Professional and Community Involvement

Cincinnati Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

State Bar of Arizona

Whitewater Crossing Christian Church, Legal Advisor

White Oak Christian Church, Legal Advisor

Awards & Recognition

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2019

Named a 2019 Cincinnati "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America

Named to Ohio Super Lawyers

  • Best Lawyers (Don't Delete)
  • Best Lawyers  - JRM 2019
  • Super Lawyers (Don't Delete)
  • Peer Review (Don't Delete)

News & Resources

Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1985, Order of the Coif, University of Cincinnati Law Review, 1984-1985

B.A., University of Cincinnati, 1982, summa cum laude

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