Scott Schiff

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Litigation Department




James E. Arnold is recognized as one of Ohio’s top trial attorneys. Since 2001 he has consistently been named by Best Lawyers in America, and Ohio’s Superlawyers as one of Ohio’s top litigators in commercial and personal injury litigation. He was named one of Central Ohio’s Top 100 Lawyers by Columbus’ Business First, and in 2007 was selected by Lawdragon as one of the “500 Leading Plaintiff’s Lawyers in America.” He is Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Trial Specialist.

Mr. Arnold was inducted as a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers in Chicago, Illinois in 2005. Induction is by invitation only and is limited to the top 1% of trial lawyers of any state.

Jim continues to focus on both commercial and traditional tort litigation for plaintiffs and for the defense. He and the firm work in significant business and commercial, class action, real estate, probate, ERISA, wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury litigation.


J.D. cum laude, Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio, 1987 B.Sc.,

Bus. Adm., The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1979

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice:

Ohio Supreme Court, 1987

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 1987

United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 1988

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1989

1991 United States Supreme Court, 1991

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Ohio State Bar Association

Columbus Bar Association

Central Ohio Association for Justice

American & Ohio Associations for Justice

Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association

The ESOP Association

Professional Recognition

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Fellow, Ohio State Bar Foundation

AV rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Best of the U.S.

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death Litigation Lawyers

It takes a special set of skills to win a courtroom trial.

Unlike most mid-sized law firms, Scott W. Schiff & Associates has a full litigation department. Our litigation attorneys include board certified civil litigation specialists who focus exclusively on preparing cases for trial and trying them before a judge and jury. Although the majority of our cases are settled outside the courtroom, we prepare every case as if it will go to trial.

Trust a Respected Name with a Winning Tradition –

Our litigation have a successful track record of winning impressive for our personal injury and wrongful death clients. Our ability to take your case all the way to a jury trial illustrates how committed we are to seeing that our clients receive justice.

You don’t have to settle for an attorney who always settles. When you retain Scott W. Schiff & Associates, you can rest assured that we have the experience and ability to get results for you, no matter what it takes.

Our litigation attorneys are experienced trial attorneys, including James Arnold (see Jim’s bio above), who know how to develop a case, put together a winning strategy, select a jury, identify and interview expert witnesses, and persuasively argue your case. We understand the impact a serious injury has on your life and are able to communicate that clearly to a jury. We will weave the facts of the case into a compelling account of what happened to you, who was at fault, and why you should receive a fair amount of compensation for your injuries and other damages.

If you would like to be represented by a law firm that has a full range of legal skills, including those required to win courtroom litigation, please contact Scott W. Schiff & Associates. Our initial consultation is free of charge. You will pay no attorney fee unless we win compensation for you.


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    Scott W. Schiff & Associates Co., L.P.A.
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    115 West Main Street #100
    Columbus, Ohio 43215

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Since 1982, the experienced team of Schiff & Associates has offered trusted legal representation in cases of personal injury and wrongful death. We have a history of getting clients the results they deserve. Call today for more information regarding our scope of legal services from the most trusted personal injury lawyer in Columbus Ohio.