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Our attorneys draw upon their diverse backgrounds to provide strategic and creative solutions to complex legal problems. Our diversity includes backgrounds in engineering and business to political science, education, mathematics, insurance and journalism. As trial lawyers, we have nearly 100 years of combined legal experience. We thoroughly analyze each and every detail to craft solid legal strategies that are aimed at results - while remaining well-grounded in the law. Our attention to detail has helped not only to achieve results, but also to shape and define the law. 

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The National Lawyers Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as trial lawyers. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law.


The National Academy of  Personal Injury Attorneys is an organization devoted to recognizing the top Personal Injury attorneys in the nation. NAOPIA awards the best Personal Injury attorneys in each state with the most prestigious honor of being named “TOP 10”.

Phillips Law Firm, Inc. is pleased to be included in the 12th edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” publication. Achieving a ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are recognized on a national and regional-based scale. Firms that received this designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas. US News and World Report states, “From potential clients and representatives of Fortune 1000 companies to small business owners and individuals, we believe the ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings provide a credible and reliable resource to assist in finding the right firm for their needs.”


The Litigation Counsel of America (“LCA”) is a close-knit, peer-selected, and aggressively diverse honorary society of only 3,500 of the best trial lawyers. Less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers qualify to be a Fellow with LCA. Attorneys are vigorously vetted for skills, expertise, ethical reputation, and service prior to selection. Phillips Law Firm, Inc. is proud that John H. Phillips was nominated by his peers to be a Fellow of LCA.


Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state. At Phillips Law Firm, Inc. attorney John H. Phillips has been nominated to Super Lawyers every year for the past 5 years. Rising Stars are limited to 2.5 percent of the lawyers in each state. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less.

Million Dollars Advocate Forum

Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members, just over 5000 members nationwide. Phillips Law Firm, Inc. is pleased to have 2 members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and John H. Phillips.


Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ recognize lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards. An elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys holds an AV Preeminent Rating, a designation trusted worldwide by buyers and referrers of legal services. Phillips Law Firm, Inc. has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® through reviews submitted by attorneys, clients, and judges.


John H. Phillips has an Avvo rating of 10.0. An attorney with an Avvo rating of 10.0 is considered “Superb.” There is no higher rating from Avvo. Ratings are determined by Avvo for every licensed attorney based upon public information and lawyer supplied data. Avvo Ratings cannot be influenced by advertising or other forms of payment. The rating is calculated using a mathematical model, and all lawyers are evaluated on the same set of standards.


ARAG is a form of prepaid legal plan offered through certain employers. Clients with ARAG membership are free to pick Phillips Law Firm, Inc. to represent them. Phillips Law Firm, Inc. is pleased to be a member of the ARAG network of attorneys. To be a member of the ARAG network of attorneys, attorneys must meet a stringent set of requirements. ARAG verifies these requirements once a year to ensure clients are connecting with the best legal help in the community. Phillips Law Firm, Inc. has met the ARAG requirements as a network attorney for more than 20 years.

Cincinnati Bar Association

Phillips Law Firm, Inc. understands the value of being part of the Cincinnati Bar Association, the local governing authority for attorneys. Phillips Law Firm, Inc. attorneys serve on committees for professionalism and ethics, environmental law, real estate, probate, and litigation. Attorneys at Phillips Law Firm, Inc. have presented continuing legal education seminars at the Cincinnati Bar Association, and have been active in community outreach programs.

Cincinnati Magazine

Ever year, Cincinnati Magazine publishes its list of the Top Attorneys in Ohio. Phillips Law Firm, Inc. has been in that list every year for the last 5 years, and has also been listed in Cleveland’s list of the Top attorneys in Ohio. We are honored and humbled that Cincinnati has bestowed this honor upon us.


To be designated a “Best Personal Injury Lawyer,” an attorney must have handled multiple injury cases, and achieved outstanding results for the clients. Phillips Law Firm, Inc. is pleased to have been nominated in Cincinnati, Ohio. We believe that our commitment to the client, and to the law resulted in this award. We continue our commitment to representing those injured by others.