J. Alan Smith


AL has been litigating cases throughout Ohio for over 25 years. He joined Cory Meredith in 2000 after practicing with another prominent Northwest Ohio law firm for 11 years.

AL is an experienced litigator with an impressive number of jury trials nearly always resulting in favorable verdicts for his clients. He has frequently practiced before Ohio appellate courts resulting in numerous reported opinions.

The focus of his practice is insurance defense including the defense of third party claims, first party coverage issues and bad faith claims, but AL also has zealously represented deserving plaintiffs in cases of serious personal injury and wrongful death. AL is an ardent supporter of the Second Amendment and consults with clients regularly regarding firearms laws and CCW issues.


101 N. Elizabeth Street
6th Floor
Lima , Ohio , 45801
United States

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