Attorney Profile

Gary Himmel, Esq.

  • Licensed to practice law in Ohio since 1980
  • Assistant prosecutor and police legal advisor 1980-1983 - instructor/lecturer to Akron police and detective bureau
  • Defense practice, 1983-1990 representing  insured defendants,direct suits against insurance companies and self-insured defendants. All areas of negiligent and intentional torts were involved, including, but not limited to premises liability, transactional liability, contracts, intentional torts, etc.
  • 1990-1994 - trial practice representing individual defendants, corporations, and plaintiffs
  • 1994-present - litigation of wrongful death, medical malpractice, and products liability cases; including, drug related injury or death, toxic torts, product liability and employment litigation
  • 1980-1994 Private arbitrator for insurance companies via policy provided arbitration clauses
  • Mediator for the Summit County Courts during annual or semi-annual settlement week
  • Rule 10 arbitrator for the Summit County Courts
  • Practiced in both State and Federal Courts-including cases in numerous States; including cases in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Florida, Michigan and Kentucky
  • 35 years of litigation experience in both civil and criminal cases at the trial and appellate (both State and Federal) and Ohio Supreme Court.
  • Court appointed mediator and arbitrator, Summit County Common Pleas Court member, Akron Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Summit County Trial Lawyers Association.  Past member; American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Ohio Trial Lawyers Association, Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys and Defense Research Institute
  • Past chair of the Akron Bar Association "Law Office Technology" subcommittee. Past member,"Judicial Review" committee, "Grievance" committee, and other Akron Bar Assocition subcommittees. 
  • Hundreds of trials to the court and jury trials across the State of Ohio and beyond. 

How Can We Help You



Address:

Offices in Cleveland and Akron (by appointment only)

33 Baker Blvd., Suite 202, Akron, Ohio 44333

Contact:

TF: 1-800-HURT123
P: 330-374-1030
F: 234.900.5604

Email:

gary@glawh.com

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