Adam E. Carr

Adam E. Carr

NBTA board-certified civil trial lawyer
  • Insurance Defense, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury ...
  • Ohio
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Adam E. Carr provides legal defense and coverage counsel throughout Ohio to leading companies for auto, home, bus, truck, commercial general, complex liability, and other exposures in the trial courts and on appeal.

2004-2024 Board-Certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
BOARD CERTIFIED – Proven, Tested Excellence®

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent (peer rated for highest level of professional excellence)

Avvo Rating 10 Superb

2022 U.S. News & World Report - Best Law Firms for insurance law (eighth time selected)

2022 The Best Lawyers in America for insurance law (ninth time selected)

2022 Ohio Super Lawyers for insurance law (tenth time selected)

2009-present A.M. Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys

lead trial attorney during hundreds of days of trial, litigated more than ten thousand civil cases, resolved disputes in thousands of mediations, and submitted hundreds of appellate briefs.

Adam E. Carr practices throughout the State of Ohio, with court appearances in 68 of Ohio's 88 counties. He has tried cases in 17 different counties, and has argued before 10 different appellate courts within Ohio, including the Supreme Court of Ohio, 8 Ohio courts of appeals, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Education
Cleveland State University
J.D. | Law
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Rice University
B.A. | History and English dual major
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Professional Experience
managing partner
Carr Law Office, LLC
- Current
partner
Williams Sennett & Scully Co., L.P.A.
- Current
general counsel
Cleveland Orthopaedic & Spine Center, Inc.
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judicial extern
Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth Appellate District
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judicial law clerk
Cleveland Heights Municipal Court
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fellow
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
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Law & Public Policy Clinic
law clerk
Zashin, Rich, Sutula & Monastra Co., L.P.A.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Baldwin's Ohio Practice Series: Tort Law
Westlaw
Speaking Engagements
Impeaching Witnesses and Attacking Credibility, Witness Examination and Evidence Guide for Attorneys, webinar
National Business Institute
The Managing Partners Podcast, The Managing Partners Podcast, podcast
Array Digital
https://arraylaw.com/podcast/adam-carr/
Litigating Common Coverage Issues in Auto and Homeowners Claims, OACTA 2020 Virtual Insurance Coverage Seminar, webinar
Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
Understanding Your Market and Leveraging Communication, podcast
Small Firm Forum
Amazingly Important Claim Handling Questions, National Insurance Fraud Seminar, Indianapolis, Indiana
National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators
Understanding Hearsay, The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit, Youngstown, Ohio
National Business Institute
Claim File Do’s and Don’ts – A Lawyer’s Perspective, Ohio Joint Insurance Fraud Seminar, Columbus, Ohio
National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators
A Parent's Grief Journey, Akron, Ohio
Akron Children’s Hospital
Challenging a Personal Injury Damages Award, webinar
Clear Law Institute.
Reservation of Rights and the Duty to Defend, Cleveland
& Litigation Management Alliance
Litigation 101, Cleveland
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit, Youngstown
National Business Institute
Certifications
board-certified civil trial lawyer
National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA)
Awards
2022 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2022 The Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
2022 U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report
2021 The Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
2021 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2021 U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report
2020 U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report
2020 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2020 The Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
renewed board certification in civil trial law
National Board of Trial Advocacy
2019 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2019 The Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
2019 U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report
Avvo Rating 10.0 out of 10.0 Superb
Avvo
2018 The Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
2018 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2018 U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
2017 U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report
2017 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2017 The Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for insurance law; fourth time selected
2016 The Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for insurance law; third time selected
2016 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2016 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers for insurance coverage; fourth time selected
2016 U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report
2016 Best Law Firms for insurance law according to U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
2015 The Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for insurance law; second time selected
2015 U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report
2015 Best Law Firms for insurance law according to U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
2014 The Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for insurance law
renewed board certification in civil trial law
National Board of Trial Advocacy
2012 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2012 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers for insurance coverage; third time selected
2011 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2011 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers for insurance coverage; second time selected
2010 Ohio Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2010 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers for insurance coverage
Recommended Insurance Attorneys
A.M. Best Company
renewed board certification in civil trial law
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board-Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
National Board of Trial Advocacy
American Jurisprudence (Am Jur) Award in Appellate Practice
Lawyers Cooperative Publishing
highest "A" in a practical class on federal and state appellate practice, taught by a current United States magistrate judge
Professional Associations
National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators
Ohio board
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Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Civil Litigation and Procedure Specialty Board
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Activities: Civil Litigation and Procedure Specialty Board, CLM Journal of American Law
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DRI- the Voice of the Defense Bar
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Akron Bar Association
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Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
board-certified civil trial lawyer
- Current
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Lake County Bar Association
- Current
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Ohio State Bar Association
- Current
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Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
Student Dean & Alumni Dean
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
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6th Circuit
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Practice Areas
    Insurance Defense
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Animal & Dog Law
    Legal Malpractice
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Additional Practice Areas
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Professional Negligence
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Carr Law Office, LLC
5824 Akron-Cleveland Road, Suite A
Hudson, OH 44236
Telephone: (330) 655-1662
Fax: (330) 653-5469