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866-378-1624

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Mitchell M. Tallan

is a partner in the firm, focusing on litigation. His areas of practice include General Litigation, Appellate Practice, Bad Faith Punitive Damages, Closed Head Injuries/Traumatic Brain Injury Claims, Fire and Casualty Law, Insurance Coverage, Wrongful Death, Property, Casualty and Insurance Defense Litigation. He was born in Dayton, Ohio on September 25, 1959.

He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, International Association of Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute, and Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys.

He has been a featured speaker at multiple Continuing Legal Education seminars sponsored by Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Lorman Education Services, and the Columbus Bar Association pertaining to UM/UIM coverage issues and Trial Advocacy.

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Closed Head Injuries / Traumatic Brain Injury Claims
  • Defamation Cases – Defense of Slander/Libel
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Negligence Law
  • Insurance Claims Management
  • Bad Faith Punitive Damages
  • Fire and Casualty Law

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1984

Education

  • The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. – 1984
  • The Ohio State University
    • B.A. – 1981

Published Works

  • Darlene A. Parks, et al. v. State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. Co.,, 1989 Ohio App. LEXIS 2885
  • Donald Harney v. City of Columbus Development, 1989 Ohio App. LEXIS 2880
  • Haller, et al. v. Phillips, 69 Ohio App. 3d 574; 591 N.E.2D 305; 1990 Ohio App. LEXIS 4285
  • Deloris A. Lehr v. John P. Vance, et al.,, 1991 Ohio App. LEXIS 3922
  • Donovan Lowe v. Paul Cassidy, et al.,, 1994 Ohio App. LEXIS 5008
  • Ruth A. Wickline, et al. v. Western Reserve Group Mutual Cas. Co.,, 1996 Ohio App. LEXIS 1863
  • Donald C. Davis v. State Farm Ins. Co., et al.,, 1996 Ohio App. LEXIS 3535
  • Ruth A. Wickline, et al. v. Western Reserve Group Mutual Cas. Co., 1996 Ohio App. LEXIS 1863
  • Dwayne D. Bennett, et al. v. State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. Co., 1999 Ohio App. LEXIS 5325
  • Mark Haywood, et al. v. State Farm Fire and Casualty, 1999 Ohio App. LEXIS 6375
  • Audra Bennett, et al. v. Edward Glenn Butler, et al., 2000 Ohio App. LEXIS 2891
  • Paula S. Ramsey, et al. v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co., et al., 2002 Ohio 2547; 2002 Ohio App. LEXIS 2590
  • Cox v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 2002 Ohio App. LEXIS 3112, June 10, 2002
  • Szekeres v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 2002-Ohio-5989
  • Gillette v. Estate of Gillette, No 2005 Ohio App. LEXIS 4694 September 30, 2005
  • Barnett v. Sexten, 2006 Ohio App. LEXIS 2104, May 9, 2006
  • Curtis v. Gulley, 2006 Ohio App. LEXIS 6047, November 20, 2006
  • Sullivan v. Williams, 2011 Ohio App. LEXIS 5022, November 29, 2011
  • Gold v.Burnham,  2015 Ohio App. LEXIS 1383, April 14, 2015
  • State Farm Mut. Auto Ins. Co. v. Three-C Body Shops, Inc., 2015 Ohio App. LEXIS 4915, December 8, 2015

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker at Multiple Continuing Legal Education Seminars, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI)
  • Speaker at Multiple Continuing Legal Education Seminars, Lorman Education Services
  • UM/UIM coverage issues and Trial Advocacy, Columbus Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Super Lawyers

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