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James H. Irmen
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Mr. Irmen is a member in the litigation practice group. He has tried cases in state and federal courts on a variety of subjects including commercial construction disputes, trucking accidents, defense of municipalities, business breakups and fire loss.

He is Past President of the Toledo Bar Association. He has served as chairman of the Federal Court Committee, the Common Pleas Court Committee and the Court of Appeals Committee. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Defense Research Institute and the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys. He clerked for the Hon. Robert Franklin and has been engaged in trial and appellate practice since 1985. He joined Marshall & Melhorn in 1987.

Mr. Irmen is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts of Ohio, all state courts of Michigan, the United States District Court of Michigan, Eastern Division, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
Insurance Coverage and Defense Litigation

Construction Litigation and Arbitration

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Product Liability

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

Municipal Law and Sovereign Immunity

University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
J.D., cum laude, 1985

University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
B.B.A. cum laude, 1981
Major: Finance
Rengel v. Valley Forge Ins. Co., 2004-Ohio-5248

Kaple v. Benchmark Materials, 2004-Ohio-2620

Watkiss v. Corporate Jets, Inc., 2001 WL 1344578 N.D.Ohio, 2001

Moore v. Baron Drawn Steel Corp., 118 Ohio Misc.2d 112, 1998-Ohio-719

Schaffer v. A.O. Smith Harvestore Products, Inc., 74 F.3d 722, C.A.6 (Ohio), 1996

Franks v. Lopez (1994), 69 Ohio St.3d 345

Wolstenholme v. Covered Storage Corp., 855 F.Supp. 209, S.D.Ohio, 1994

Miles v. Kohli & Kaliher Associates, Ltd., 917 F.2d 235, C.A.6 (Ohio), 1990
Martin Willinger Award for Pro Bono Service, 2004

Volunteer Excellence Award, Sigma Phi Epsilon