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Resume for Mark R. for Attorney / Paralegal / Legal Services in Akron, Ohio




Occupation: Attorney / Paralegal Industry: Legal Services
Country: United States City: Akron
State: Ohio ZIP: 44321



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MARK W. R.
GARDINER RUN
COPLEY, OHIO
LEGAL EMPLOYMENT
Mark W. R., Sole Practitioner. Founded law practice, June , Cleveland,
Ohio. Injury, Insurance and Malpractice Trial Practice. Built and ran a highly profitable
law practice without any cases or contacts in the beginning. Made successful decisions
regarding advertising, employees, budgeting, case selection, and litigation strategy.
Started and cultivated relationships within the business which led to growth and
profitability. Performed accounting for business and trust accounts using Quickbooks.
Lead counsel arguing for affirmance in Young v. Morning Journal, Ohio St. d
[affirmed]. Wrote amicus curie brief for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers arguing
for affirmance in Cole v. Holland, Ohio St. d [affirmed]. Wrote amicus
curie brief for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers arguing for the unconstitutionality of
R.C. . in Gladon v. Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, Ohio
St. d [the minority of three who ruled on the issue found the statute to violate the
right to trial by jury]. Wrote amicus curie brief for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers in
Buchman v. Bd. Of Education of the Wayne Trace Local School Dist., Ohio St.
d . Wrote amicus curie brief for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers arguing for
reversal in Cater v. Cleveland, Ohio St. d [unanimously reversing both the
trial and appellate courts and holding that immunity did not bar the action]. Wrote amicus
curie brief for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers arguing for reversal in Turner v. Central
Local School District, Ohio St. d [reversed]. Wrote amicus curie brief for the
Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers in Waite v. Progressive Insurance Co., Ohio Supreme
Court Case No. . Wrote amicus curie brief for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
arguing for reversal in Oberlin v. North Hill Orthopaedics, Inc., Ohio St. d
[reversed ]. Wrote amicus curie brief for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers in
Taddeo v. Elyria, Ohio Supreme Court Case No. on the constitutionality of
sovereign immunity[settled before oral argument]. Plaintiffs counsel of record in
Bonacorsi v. Wheeling & Lake Erie Ry. Co., Ohio St. d [reversing the
court of appeals and reinstating the verdict of $, + prejudgment interest].
Plaintiff=s counsel of record in Padney v. MetroHealth Med. Ctr., Ohio App.
d reversing the granting of directed verdict on intentional tort and negligent infliction
of emotional distress claims.
Wrote approximately briefs for other trial counsel. Tried cases to the conclusion of the
evidence. Took hundreds of depositions and wrote hundreds of briefs on my own cases.
Excellent writing and deposition skills. Approximately % recovery rate on Plaintiffs cases.
Handled more than appeals. Substantial mediation and negotiation experience.
Cuyahoga County Arbitration Chair Present
VERDICTS:
Zimmerman v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas, Judge
Burnside, Medical Malpractice, Cochaired with Robert Linton, The jury found for the
Plaintiff on causes of action for Battery, Res Ipsa Loquitur, Physician Negligence,
Institutional Negligence, and Lack of Informed Consent, $,,.
Bonacorsi v. Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Co., Stark County Common Pleas, Judge
Lile, MotorcycleTrain Accident, Cochaired with Robert Linton, $,, with %
Comparative Negligence for Net Verdict of $,. Prejudgment interest was
awarded. The th Appellate District Reversed. The Ohio Supreme Court reversed the
th District and reinstated the verdict. The U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition for
certiorari. The Trial Court subsequently ordered payment of $,,..
McCune v. Motorists Mut. Ins., Summit County Common Pleas, Judge Murphy,
Underinsured Motorists Claim involving a herniated disc, $,. Settled for
Prejudgment Interest of $,.
Bastawros v. Horstman, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas, Judge McCormick, Fraud
and Breach of Contract Claims, $, Fraud, $, Contract.
Caffrey v. Marosan, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas, Judge Mahon, Legal Malpractice,
$,.
Slusarczyk v. Stanfield, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas, Judge Sutula, Auto Accident,
Herniated disc, $, in medical bills, minor property damage of $, $,.
Settled for Prejudgment Interest of $,.
JUDGMENTS:
Bremen v. Rockman, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas, $,.
Holstein v. Herron, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas, $,.
Lawrence v. LTV Steel Company, Inc., Cuyahoga County Common Pleas, Judge
McMonagle, Intentional Tort Wrongful Death, $,,.
BINDING ARBITRATION:
Sweitzer v. Costanzo, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas, Legal Malpractice,
$,..
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Ohio State Bar Association
Cleveland Bar Association
Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
OATL Constitutional Review Committee
Cleveland Academy of Trial Lawyers
Summit County Trial Lawyers
A. William Zavarello, Co., L.P.A. Akron, Ohio. Injury, Insurance and Malpractice
Trial Practice. Experience in all aspects of practice. Assisted in obtaining and affirming
multiple, substantial judgments. Extensive brief and motion writing experience
approximately % favorable rulings on several hundred briefs. Wrote amicus
curie brief for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers arguing for the unconstitutionality of the
collateral benefits statute, R.C. ., in Sorrell v. Thevenir, Ohio St. d
[Ohio Supreme Court ruled the statute unconstitutional, adopting arguments from the
amicus curiae brief, pg. & ]. Obtained a stay of proceedings pending the decision
in Sorrell v. Thevenir, resulting in a substantial settlement in Cook v. Wineberry Deli, Inc.,
Ohio Supreme Court Case No. . Obtained reversal of the granting of summary
judgment in Mervine v. Society National Bank, October , th Dist. No. .
Associate July to May
Law Clerk May to September
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner. Washington, D.C.,
Patent Law, Litigation and Prosecution.
Associate August to June
Summer Associate May to September
Cronquist, Smith, Marshall & Weaver. Cleveland, Ohio, Insurance Defense.
Law Clerk September to May
BAR MEMBERSHIP
Ohio
District of Columbia
Federal Northern District of Ohio
Supreme Court of the United States
EDUCATION
Law School: Case Western Reserve University
J.D.
Class Rank: Top %
University of Akron [st yr.]
Accepted as Law Review Associate
Class Rank: Top %
College: Wittenberg University
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry with Minors in Math & Business
Graduate Magna Cum Laude
Wittenberg Honor Society
Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society
Wittenberg Alumni Scholarship
High: Graduated rd out of
School
Award for Outstanding Achievement in Honors
English
LECTURES GIVEN
Akron Bar Assn. Multiple Topics Seminar, December , , The Current State
of Savoie and Amended .
OATL, April , , Legal Malpractice: What your expert needs to know
TEACHING
Academy of Court Reporting Evidence
POWER POINT TRAINING at University of Akron

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