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Civil Litigation Attorney

Beachwood, OH
August 27, 2012

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Jarrett J. Northup

**** ******* ****, ********** *******, Ohio

44118 - 216-***-****

Academic Experience

Juris Doctorate May 2006 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (“C-M”), Cleveland, Ohio - Cum. G.P.A. 3.13

Bachelor of Arts Dec. 1996 Ohio University, Athens, Ohio - Cum Laude, Philosophy

C-M Trial Team, Regional Finalist, Spring 2005 ATLA Competition 2004-2005

C-M Int’l Law Moot Court, Regional Semi-Finalist, Jessup Competition 2005-2006 C-M Dean’s List 2004-2006 CALI Award Recipient, Future Excellence in Int’l Business Transactions 2006 C-M Trial Advocacy Inter-Session Program Graduate 2005

C-M Pro Bono and Community Service Award 2004

Professional Experience

Admitted to the Practice of Law in Ohio, Supreme Ct. Reg. # 0080697 Nov. 2006 Admitted to Practice in Federal Court, N.D. Ohio / S.D. Ohio April 2007 / May 2011

Jeffries, Kube, Forrest & Monteleone, Co., L.P.A. Cleveland,OH Asssociate Feb. 2007 – present

Individually responsible for all aspects of civil claims/litigation involving personal injury, product liability, professional negligence, fed./state employment discrimination statutes, FMLA retaliation, intentional employment torts, employment contracts, insurance law, consumer law and premises liability. I strive to expand the firm’s client base and reputation through superior client contact, education and satisfaction. The cases I handle require pre-suit investigation, perfection of insurance claims, negotiations, pleadings, discovery, depositions, motion practice, expert witness management, ADR, trials, appeal briefs, oral arguments and resolution of liens under ERISA, Medicare, Medicaid and contract. In addition to the caseload I manage and optimize the firm’s internet presence, manage staff, hire law clerks and manage purchases/service contracts to control costs.

The Law Offices of Lynn A. Lazzaro Rocky River, OH

Law Clerk Aug. 2006 – Feb. 2007

Research, drafting motions/pleadings, med. records review, subrogation lien resolution.

Jeffries, Kube, Forrest & Monteleone, Co., L.P.A. Cleveland, OH

Law Clerk Jan. 2005 – May 2006

Trial and appellate level brief writing, motion practice, legal research, client contact.

Bristol Bay Lodge / Mission Lodge / Alaska West / So. Chile Expeditions

Professional Guide Jun. 1998 - Aug. 2003

Responsible for the safety and satisfaction of executive clients in wilderness situations.

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MTD Products Cleveland, OH

Territory Sales Manager Feb. 1997 – May 1998

Supported, promoted and expanded existing sales accounts across the U.S. while actively recruiting new dealerships for a factory direct sales program.

Language Skills: Educated in Spanish from 6th grade through college. Spanish fluency resulted in multi-year managerial employment in Chile.

Technology Skills: LexisNexis Certified (2004), Lexis Advance, Pacer, Westlaw, TrialSmith, Accurint, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe and Macintosh.

Professional & Community Activities

“Super Lawyers”: Peer selected Ohio Rising Star 2011, 2012

National Business Institute CLE Faculty Speaker:

“Damages in Personal Injury” Oct. 2011

“Settlement, Trial & Medicare Set-Asides” April 2012

Current Member: Cleveland Met. Bar Ass’n, Lake Cty. Bar Ass’n, Ohio St. Bar Ass’n, Cleveland Academy of Trial Attys., Ohio Ass’n for Justice, American Ass’n for Justice

Current Member: Cleve. Met. Bar Ass’n Ct. Rules Comm. & E-Discovery Sub-Comm.

Volunteer Attorney: “Wills for Heroes” Pro-Bono Program Oct. 2011

Volunteer Mentor: C-M Alumni Mentorship Program 2007-present

Volunteer Judge: Cleveland “Crosstown” Mock Trial Competition 2007-2010

Invited participant: Landskroner Childrens’ Fnd. Closing Argument Competition

Past Volunteer Assistant to counsel: Chagrin River Land Conservancy

Past Volunteer Educator/Speaker: Cleveland School District, West Geauga School District, Cleveland Metro Parks, Lake County Metro Parks

Past Licensed Captain: United States Coast Guard 1998-2003

Reported and Representative Cases

Kaminski v. Metal & Wire Products Co., 125 Ohio St.3d 250, 2010-Ohio-1027, appeal from 2008-Ohio-1521.

Kananian v. Brayton Purcell, N.D. Ohio, Case No. 1:07 CV 3188, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 27017, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4458.

Sichko v. Graddy, Ashtabula County Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 2008 CV 993.

Smith v. Thompson, Lorain County Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 06 CIV 148525.

Meyer v. GasTech Engineering Corp., et al., Butler County Court of Common Pleas, Case No. CV 200*-**-****.

Hommell v. K-V Pharmeceutical Co., et al., Lake County Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 10 CV 002696.

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