James D. Colner: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

James D. Colner

Columbus,  OH  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Federal Court Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Educational / Religious Organizations
University Ohio State University, B.A., 1975
Law SchoolCapital University Law School, J.D., 1979
Admitted1979, Ohio; 1980, United States District Court Southern District of Ohio; 1980, United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit; 1982, United States Supreme Court; 1990, United States Court of Claims; Ohio State Courts

Professional and Community Affiliations

•Columbus Bar Association
•Ohio State Bar Association
•American Board of Trial Advocates
•National Board of Trial Advocacy
•National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
•Ohio Trial Lawyers Association


James D. (Jamie) Colner practices in the areas of business and personal injury litigation.

Jamie has extensive jury trial experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in complex tort and business cases. His practice also focuses on personal injury healthcare litigation as well as school law.


•Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy - Civil Trial Advocate. The only board certification recognized by the Ohio Supreme Court for Litigation.
•AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•Ohio Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2005 - 2009

News Releases

10.09.2015 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Prevails in Ohio Supreme Court

08.25.2015 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Prevails in 6th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals

09.16.2014 Jamie Colner Appointed Treasurer of the American Board of Trial Advocates Ohio Chapter

08.27.2014 Jamie Colner to Present at Ohio Masters in Trial

09.20.2010 James D. Colner Elected to the Executive Board of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Ohio Chapter

03.01.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition


01.03.2013 Expedited Jury Trial Proposal, Columbus Bar Association, Common Pleas Court Committee

09.02.2012 Masters in Trial - Direct Examination of Experts

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters; Stephensen v. Guda (1995), Fourth Appellate District, 1995 Ohio App. LEXIS 1032. Defense counsel for psychiatrist and mental health clinic in medical malpractice trial. Verdict for defense upheld on appeal.; Sedgwick v. Kawasaki Cycleworks, Inc. (1991), 71 Ohio App. 3d 117. Counsel for plaintiff in products liability-motorcycle case. $783,000.00 jury verdict upheld on appeal.; Krieger Ford v. Chase Motors (1998), Tenth Appellate District, 1998 Ohio App. LEXIS 1866. Counsel for plaintiff car dealership in fraud and breach of contract action. Jury verdict for car dealership upheld on appeal.; Weethee v. Boso (1989), Tenth Appellate District, 64 Ohio App. 3d 532. Defense counsel for City of Grove City in civil rights action. Directed verdict upheld on appeal.; Gatchell v. Lawyer Title Insurance Corp. (1995), Tenth Appellate District, 1999 Ohio App. LEXIS 4140. Defense counsel for title insurance company with favorable decision upheld.; Malik v. Central Ohio Disposal Co. (1989), No. 88AP-1169, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Tenth Appellate District, Franklin County, 1989 Ohio App. LEXIS 3689. Counsel for plaintiffs in motorcycle accident case. $704,250.00-jury verdict upheld on appeal.

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James D. Colner

41 South High Street, Suite 2400
ColumbusOH 43215


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