Leeseberg & Valentine
Leeseberg & Valentine

175 South Third Street, Penthouse One, Columbus, OH, 43215

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Largest personal injury verdict in state history - $44.5 million verdict obtained by Leeseberg & Valentine

Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms | U.S. News & World Report | 2019

Rated Among The Best In Ohio

Our clients as well as our peers give us top ratings with Super Lawyers®, Best Lawyers® and Avvo.

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Top Client Care And Record High Results

We are attentive to our clients’ needs. We provide top-quality legal services, and we maximize results for your long-term wellbeing.

Leaders In Medical Malpractice

We have full-time nurses on staff, a global network of medical specialists and a reputation for maximizing trial verdicts and settlements.

Recognized For Personal Injury And Product Defect Case Results

Our attorneys hold negligent parties accountable and handle a variety of claims involving serious injuries with care and compassion.

Our Success:

$44.5 million Verdict for injured 9 year-old in Franklin County, Ohio $8 Million Settlement for 18 Patients who took Baycol $6.5 Million Franklin County Wrongful Death and Survivorship Jury Verdict $6 Million Jury Verdict Against Emergency Room Physicians $5 Million Verdict Against Hospital and Surgeon $4.8 Million Settlement On Behalf Of A Minor Child Severely Injured During Birth $4.5 Million Settlement From Hospital During Trial $3.8 Million Verdict for 9-Year-Old Girl with Compartment Syndrome $3.25 Million Verdict Against Hospital and Physician $3.1 Million Settlement from Motorists Insurance for Wrongful Death $2.8 Million Settlement From Hospital for Injured Physician $2 Million Settlement from Hospital and Midwife for Wrongful Death $2 Million Verdict Against ENT Surgeon for Twin 3-Year-Olds $2 Million Settlement Obtained for Family of OB-GYN with Delayed Colon Cancer Diagnosis $1 Million Verdict for 14-Year-Old Girl Killed in Car Crash

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Products Liability

Serious Personal Injury

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Anne M. Valentine
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  • Partner
Location:
Columbus, OH
Phone:
Fax:
614-221-3106
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Anne Valentine is a Board Certified Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. She has devoted her professional career to the representation of injured people and has successfully litigated many cases involving complex tort issues. She practices in the areas of personal injury, insurance and medical malpractice.

Ms. Valentine is a past President of the Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers). She is the first woman to hold this office. Ms. Valentine's goal as the OAJ President was to assure citizens of Ohio that their families will continue to be protected both in the workplace and in their personal lives.

Ms. Valentine is frequently asked to lecture throughout the state on insurance law, evidence, trial practice and medical negligence topics. She was appointed to the board of the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation and serves her community as a volunteer with the Homeless Project and the Columbus Aids Task Force.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1982

Education

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1981
  • The Ohio State University
    • Bachelors degree - 1977
  • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, 1998

    Classes/Seminars

    • Lecturer on insurance law, evidence, trial practice and medical negligence topics
    • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Instructor, Since 1999

    Honors and Awards

    • Best Lawyers in America (selected by peers for inclusion)
    • Ohio Supreme Court Commission on the Rules of Practice and Procedure – 6 year appointment, Chair, 2005 - 2007
    • First woman president of the state trial bar Ohio Association for Justice
    • Ohio Super Lawyer, 2004 - 2017

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), Past president (first woman president)
    • Columbus Bar Association
    • Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ)
    • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
    • Greater Columbus Rowing Association
    • Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation

    Pro Bono Activities

    • Homeless Project volunteer (Columbus Bar Association)
    • Volunteer, Columbus Aids Task Force
    • As Published In| Top Attorneys In Cleveland & Columbus 2014 | Cleveland Magazine

    Our Successes

    $44.5 million Verdict for injured 9 year-old in Franklin County, Ohio

    $8 Million Settlement for 18 Patients who took Baycol

    $6.5 Million Franklin County Wrongful Death and Survivorship Jury Verdict

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