Firm Overview

John Alton was one of Ohio’s leading personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys for more than 16 years as a defense lawyer. Mr. Alton developed the same reputation as a plaintiff’s lawyer in medical malpractice and personal injury litigation over the next 25 years. What set John Alton apart from others as a defense and plaintiff’s lawyer were his results, expertise, experience, commitment, dedication, compassion and relentless drive to obtain optimum results for his clients regardless of which side of the fence.

From 1977-1994 John Alton represented insurance companies, hospitals, product manufacturers and political subdivisions. They included State Farm, OhioHealth, Medical Protective Company and Cincinnati Insurance Company.

John Alton has not only been recognized an Ohio Super lawyer every year since its 2004 inception, but also was voted Professional Malpractice Lawyer of the Year (2020) by Best Lawyers, was certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and Civil Trial Advocacy in 1997, was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2000 and as an associate to the American Board of Trial Advocates in 1996.

In 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers John Alton was one of two lawyers with a mediator profile among Columbus Top 50 Super Lawyers.

John Alton has lectured throughout Ohio on mediations, civil litigation issues and trial techniques and has also authored legal articles in bar publications and continuing legal education manuals.