D. Joe Griffith, Partner

D. Joe Griffith
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D. Joe Griffith



A Proven Litigator

Mr. Griffith has litigated cases to successful conclusions where the amounts in controversy ranged from $10,000 to several million dollars. His law practice focuses on litigation including:

Mr. Griffith has won jury trials in Franklin, Scioto, Athens, Morgan, Jackson and Fairfield counties representing diversified areas where successful verdicts in six figures were achieved. Areas include:

  • Utility company trespass
  • Coal company negligence
  • Negligent hiring and supervision of a teacher
  • negligent construction
  • Breach of contract
  • Eminent domain

Mr. Griffith has litigated dispute involving substantial settlements in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, and medical and/or faculty peer review.

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Griffith is a member of:

  • The Fairfield County Bar Association
  • The Ohio State Bar Association
  • The Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

He has been certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a National Civil Trial Advocate since 2004, and recognized by his peers as an Ohio Super Lawyer since 2011 in the practice area of general litigation

Service to Community

Mr. Griffith has served as a member on multiple board of directors, including:

  • Ohio Surge Baseball
  • Perfect Game Columbus
  • Lancaster Youth Travel Sports
  • Fairfield Heritage Association
  • Fairfield County United Way Board of Review
  • Robert K. Fox Family Y
  • Lancaster Playhouse


Mr. Griffith received his B.A. degree in history and English from Marietta College, and his law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law in 1991. While in law school, he served as a member of the University of Toledo Law Review.

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