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John D. Holschuh Jr.

Immediate Past President
Santen & Hughes LPA

600 Vine St., Suite 2700
Cincinnati, OH 45202-2409

Phone: (513) 721-4450

Fax: (513) 721-0109



Cincinnati attorney John D. Holschuh's interest in the law was sparked by his father, a lawyer and judge whose passion for the law and for doing "the right thing at all costs" continues to be a "tremendous influence." In addition to his active OSBA membership, he is a past president of the Cincinnati Bar Association and the Cincinnati Bar Foundation. He is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers.

A partner in the Cincinnati firm of Santen & Hughes, LPA, Holschuh represents patients and their families in medical negligence and personal injury litigation. A member of the Order of Barristers, he received a Merit Award from the Ohio Legal Center Institute. He has also authored numerous articles and lectured on civil litigation. Holschuh has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of personal injury litigation for the past 20 years, and was recognized in Best Lawyers 2014 as a "Lawyer of the Year." He has also been recognized as one of the "top 100" Ohio Super Lawyers and as one of the "top 50" Cincinnati Super Lawyers. In addition, Cincinnati Magazine recognized him as one of "The Best of the Best" Leading Lawyers in 2011 in the area of malpractice. Holschuh, who has practiced in the area of medical negligence for more than 33 years, has tried cases throughout Ohio and Kentucky.

Holschuh earned his bachelor's degree from Miami University at Oxford in 1977 and his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1980.

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