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John P. Rogers is an associate attorney with Nager, Romaine, and Schneiberg Co., L.P.A. focusing his practice in the area of workers compensation. In his first two (2) years following graduation from law school, John worked as an associate attorney with a mid-sized personal injury firm in the Cleveland area, representing clients and their families throughout the state of Ohio suffering from Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer, and other harmful effects of asbestosis exposure on the jobsite. During this time, John worked to obtain wrongful death settlements for the families of asbestos exposure victims, appearing on their behalf in over thirty (30) different probate courts across Ohio. This experience provided him with a unique perspective as to the hardships faced by individuals subjected to harmful working environments. This experience instilled a drive to continue to advocate on behalf of Ohio workers and their families. John later transitioned into a general practice firm focusing on domestic relations, criminal defense, and probate matters in Lake County, Ohio. During this time, he also gained relevant experience in bankruptcy law and handled varying civil matters for local small businesses.
While in law school, John became a certified legal intern through the Ohio Supreme Court and worked in the civil litigation department of the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic, a non-profit law firm through Case Western Reserve University, representing qualifying lower income individuals. In this role, he served as co-counsel of record handling a variety of matters including identity theft, debt collections, evictions, and 1st Amendment violations. John also acted as an editor of War Crimes Prosecution Watch, a publication covering alleged war crimes as part of the International Law Journal through the Fredrick K. Cox International Law Center.
John is a resident of Mentor with his wife and their two dogs. He enjoys sailing, hiking with his dogs, traveling, or just spending time with friends and family.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2014
John Carroll University, B.A. Cum Laude, Political Science, 2011
Ohio, May 2015
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, December 2018
Ohio State Bar Association, Member 2015 – Present
Lake County Bar Association, Member and past Chair, New Lawyers Committee, 2015 – Present
Lake County Blue Coats, Executive Board Member and Trustee, 2016 – Present
Western Reserve Junior Service League, Statutory Agent, 2019 – Present
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