Jim Nein has practiced law in Ohio for 43 years, dedicating his career to obtaining justice for injured workers. He has mastered the complexities of Ohio’s ever-changing workers’ compensation system and has successfully represented plaintiffs at all court levels in the state.
Jim is a prominent civic leader in central Ohio. He has served as Director and President of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio, Mercator Club of Columbus, the Ohio State University Varsity O Alumni Association, Scioto Country Club and the Ernie Godfrey Columbus Chapter of the National Football Foundation & Hall of Fame. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Ohio State University Buckeye Boosters.
A native of Middletown, Ohio, Jim attributes his success to a competitive spirit which grew from his love of sports. While earning an undergraduate degree from the School of Business at The Ohio State University, he played football for legendary coach Woody Hayes from 1963 to 1967.
Jim earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kentucky Law School in 1971 and was a member of the Law Review. He also served as a Graduate Assistant for the Kentucky football program under head coach Johnny Ray. He is a member of the Ohio Association for Justice and the Ohio State Bar Association.