Entries by Renee Garner

Congratulations to OACTA’s Newly Inducted President David Orlandini

The Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) inducted David Orlandini as its President. During the Legal Excellence Awards Luncheon & Annual Business Meeting at OACTA’s 2022 Annual Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio, outgoing President, Benjamin Sassé inducted new board members.  Dave previously served as Vice President and also served as Chair on OACTA’s Litigation & […]

CRUG 2023 Ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List

Released November 3, 2022– Collins, Roche, Utley & Garner is pleased to announce that we have again been ranked in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list in two regions and in three practice areas. U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the twelfth consecutive year, announce “Best Law Firms” rankings. […]

CRUG Trial News

September 29, 2022. Beverly Adams, a Partner in CRUG’s Cleveland Office, tried a motor vehicle accident case to verdict in Summit County, Ohio: Ljubomir Krivokuca v. Lee Sampson. Beverly convinced the jury to award just under $6k in non-economic damages—well under the plaintiff’s demand.  Another clear defense win.  Another excellent lawyer.  Another solid case with a positive outcome.  Congratulations to Beverly and her client.

Congratulations to Newly Promoted Partners, Luke Baker & Dave Sherman

  CRUG is pleased to announce that attorneys Luke Baker and Dave Sherman have been promoted to Partner October 1, 2022. In a short number of years, Luke Baker (L), in our Columbus office has honed and expanded his civil litigation experience as a team litigator in a number of large complex cases, while also […]

CRUG Trial News

September, 2022.   Megan Stricker, a Partner in CRUG’s Cleveland Office, recently tried a motor vehicle accident case to jury verdict in Geauga County, Ohio:  Edward Taton, et al. v. Thaddeus Brennan, et al.  Despite the plaintiff claiming tens of thousands of dollars in economic and non-economic damages in an admitted liability case, Megan convinced the jury […]

CRUG Announces 5 Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers® in 2023 in America

Collins, Roche, Utley & Garner is proud to have 5 lawyers recognized by Best Lawyers® in 2023 in America. These attorneys are established leaders in their practice areas. Congratulations (L-R) Paul Eklund (Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants), David Lester (Insurance Law), Patrick F. Roche (Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants), Richard Garner (Insurance Law) and David Orlandini (Construction Law).

CRUG LAW RECEIVES RANKING FROM U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® BEST LAW FIRMS’ 2022

    Released November 4, 2021– Collins, Roche, Utley & Garner is pleased to announce that we have again been ranked in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms†list in two regions and in three practice areas.  U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the eleventh consecutive year, announce “Best […]

5 CRUG Attorneys recognized including “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® 2022

We are pleased to announce 5 CRUG Attorneys are being recognized along with Richard Garner earning the distinction of “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® 2022. The “Lawyer of the Year” recognition is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Only one lawyer […]