John M. Alton & Co., LPA

John M. Alton & Co., LPA

German Village
Mediator in various civil litigation matters including personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, product liability, medical device product liability, 1983 actions, intentional tort, political subdivision liability, employment and legal malpractice.

Contact Information

John M. Alton & Co., LPA
1071 S. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 221-6751


Get to Know Us


Contact: John M. Alton, Esq.

Cell: (614) 439-6526


Degrees: B.A. Cum Laude with Distinction in Psychology, Duke University; J.D. Southern Methodist University Law School

Fees: $350 per hour for preparation, the mediation itself and any post mediation matters

Professional Affiliations: National Association of Distinguished Neutrals (2021); American College of Trial Lawyers (Fellow, 2000-Present); Chair, State Committee, 2017-2019); Associate of American Board of Trial Advocates (1996-Present, President Elect, Ohio Chapter (2021)); Member, International Association of Defense Counsel (1984-1994); Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (1997-2010)

Neutral Qualifications

Recognized by Ohio lawyer peers as a Super Lawyer in Alternate Dispute Resolution (Mediator) and as one of two Columbus mediators in 2021 Super Lawyers’ Top 50 Columbus Lawyers List; 43 years of civil litigation experience nearly equally divided between representation of defendants and plaintiffs, including more than 60 trials and service as a mediator hundreds of times in more than 15 Ohio cities and towns with lawyers and party decision makers in more than 20 states.

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