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Jurisdictions
  • Ohio

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  • Commercial Litigation
Address
The Nantucket Building 23 S. Main Street, Third Floor Akron, 44308
United States United States

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Biography

John C. (“Jack”) Weisensell is licensed to practice law in Ohio, Florida, the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Ohio, Southern District of Ohio, Eastern District of Michigan, and Northern District of Illinois, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Jack graduated from The College of Wooster in 1981 and from The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University in 1985. Following graduation from Cleveland State, Jack accepted a position as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul C. Weick with the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

After completion of his one year term with the Sixth Circuit, Jack took a position with Amer Cunningham Brennan, Co., LPA and remained at the firm for eighteen years earning partner status in 1994.

In 2004, Jack left Amer Cunningham to join Niekamp, Weisensell, Mutersbaugh & Mastrantonio, LLP. Jack’s practice has been primarily focused on civil litigation and appellate practice, in both state and federal courts. He has tried personal injury, medical malpractice, and commercial litigation matters in dozens of counties in the State of Ohio as well as many other states.

Notably, Jack briefed, argued, and won a case in the United States Supreme Court. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Jack has also lectured both locally and statewide on issues related to trial tactics and ethics. He has also authored for Ohio Trial and has been guest legal commentator on radio shows in Cleveland, OH, Akron, OH and on Long Island.

Jack has served as President of the Akron Bar Association, President of the Summit County Trial Lawyers Association nka Summit County Association for Justice, and has served on the Board of Trustees of the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Akron Bar Association, and the Akron Bar Foundation. Jack is currently the Immediate Past President of the Akron Bar Association and is on the Board of Trustees of the Akron Bar Association.

Organizations:
Ohio State Bar Association, 1985 – Present
Akron Bar Association, 1985 – Present
American Association for Justice, 1986 – Present
Ohio Association for Justice, 1986 – Present
Summit County Trial Lawyers Association, sustaining member

Areas of Practise

Commercial Litigation
Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice
Legal Malpractice
Other Professional Malpractice
Insurance Coverage Disputes
Uninsured and Underinsured Claims
Automobile Accident and Collision Cases
Head and Spinal Injuries
Wrongful Death
Product Liability
Drug and Medical Device Litigation
Business Litigation including non-compete Litigation
Appellate Practice

Eductional Background

College of Wooster,
B.A., 1981
Cleveland State University,
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law,
J.D., 1985

Firm Description

Niekamp, Weisensell, Mutersbaugh & Mastrantonio, LLP is an Akron-based law firm offering a wide range of legal services to its clients.

With over 100 years of combined experience spread among its four partners, Niekamp, Weisensell, Mutersbaugh & Mastrantonio, LLP offers a sophisticated practice and environment, while maintaining important one-on-one contacts with our clients.

We practice in all state and federal trial and appellate courts in Ohio and western Pennsylvania, and our lawyers are also licensed in, and practice in, other states as well. Browse Areas of Practice or Our Attorneys sections to review the areas of law in which the lawyers in our firm practice or the biographies and qualifications of our attorneys.

Regardless of whether our client is a large corporation, a national bank, a small, local business, or an individual client, our belief is that the best way to practice law and continue to build relationships is to achieve the objectives sought by our clients in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.

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