Jason Almon Blue

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Location:
Columbus, Ohio
Phone:
614-678-5072
877-450-2697 (Toll Free)
Fax:
614-228-7122
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Jason A. Blue is one of Columbus' most decorated, honored and accomplished trial attorneys who is honest and compassionate in the cases he represents. As a veteran in representing personal injury and medical malpractice clients, he provides a voice of assurance and comfort during what may be one of the most difficult challenges you will face in your lifetime.

Jason received his Law Degree from The Ohio State University in 1964 and was admitted to the Ohio Bar the same year. In 1966 until 2000, Jason was a founding partner in the renowned Law Firm of Wolske & Blue.  Prior to founding the practice of Wolske & Blue in 1966, he served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio.

Jason specializes in cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice and product liability, many of which are very complex. As a result of his successes in these areas, he has lectured on personal injury and medical malpractice topics in many states and before numerous professional associations.

Jason has served as the President of the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, now named the Ohio Association of Justice (OAJ), the Franklin County Association of Trial Lawyers, now known as Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association (FCTLA), American Board of Trial Lawyers, now known as ABOTA. He has served on the Board of the American Board of Trial Lawyers (AAJ),  on the Board of Governors of Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and The Columbus Bar Association; as the President of the Lawyers Club of Columbus and in numerous other positions. He is also a Kentucky Colonel.

With Jason's accomplishments, he is able to get full value of his client's cases by pre-litigation settlement, mediation or trial.  His accomplishments and reputation have resulted in million dollar awards for clients.

Education:

B.S.: Ohio State University (1961)
J.D.: Ohio State University (1964)
Admitted to Ohio Bar (1964)

Employment Experience:

Assistant Attorney General, State of Ohio (1964-1966)
Founder of Wolske & Blue, Chief Executive Officer 1968-2000
Private Practice (1966-Present)

Limited to trial practice in the following areas:

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice including; Infant Wrongful Death and Brain Damaged babies, Orthopedics, Cosmetic Procedures, Urology, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Surgery Related Injuries, Podiatry, Cancer, and Neurological Injuries including Wrongful Death.

Professional Associations:

American Board of Trial Advocates
• President of the Ohio Chapter (1987-1989)
• Member of the National Board of Directors (1990-2002, 2003 - 2006) Re-elected 2006 - 2009
• Member-Civil Justice Committee (1990-Present)
• Member of Ohio Chapter Board of Directors (Present)
• The Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers - President (1979-1980)

Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association
• President (1973-1974)

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
• Ohio State Delegate (1981-1982)
• Board of Governors (1982-1986)

The Ohio State Bar Association
• Council of Delegates (1981-Present)
• Litigation Section Chairman (1987-1989)

Lawyers Club of Columbus
• President (1975-1976)

American Bar Association
• Negligence Law Committee

Inns of Court
• Master (1990)

Super Lawyers, Columbus, Ohio, (2006 - present)
LexisNexis/Martindale Hubbell, Top Lawyers

Courts of Practice:

Ohio Federal: Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division
U.S. Court of Claims
Michigan, West Virginia, Florida- Pro Hoc Vice

Awards:

Presidents Award FCTL (1982)
Distinguished Service Award- OATL (1977)
Distinguished Service Award- OATL (1981)
Distinguished Service Award- OATL (1985)
Columbus Monthly- Lawyer Other Lawyers Recommend
Highest peer review rating (AV) from Martindale Hubbell
ABOTA Michael F. Colley, Esq. Award
for Service to the Trial Bar, an Extraordinary Standard of Professional Conduct & Mutual Respect for All, and the Preservation of the Right to a Trial by Jury (2006)

Faculty Membership:

 Ohio Legal Center Institute:
• Trial Technician (1973)
• Evidence in Ohio (1978)
• Comparative Negligence Update (1985)
• Medical Malpractice (1986)
• ABOTA Masters in Trial 2000  American Board of Trial Advocates
• Medical Malpractice
• Personal Injury

Seminar Lecturer:

Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
Franklin County Trial Lawyers
ATLA- Belli Seminar
Ohio State College of Medicine- Department of Urology
Ohio State Medical Association
Legal Assistants of Columbus Ohio
Florida Trial Lawyers Association
CPCV
Professional Education Systems, Inc.
Legal Secretary's- CBA
Columbus Bar Association
Central Ohio Fibrositis Association
National Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Eye Surgeons
Practicing Law Institute
National Institute of Trial Advocates
Masters In Trial- Final Argument Demonstration- ABOTA
Marion County Bar Association
Masters In Trial- ABOTA- Final Argument- October 2000
Ohio State Bar Association
Masters in Trial
      Examination of Medical Experts (2007, 2008, 2009)
College of Trial Advocacy - (2007, 2008, 2009)

States Lectured:

 California
 Chicago
 Florida
 Grand Bahama Islands 
 Louisiana
 Michigan
 Ohio

Ohio Supreme Court Appointments:

Committee to Study the Impact of Substance Abuse on the Courts (1990)

Awards and Verdicts Ranging From:

$6.1 Million
$3.4 Million
$3.1 Million
$1.3 Million
$1.6 Million
Multiple Settlements in excess of $5 Million
$5.25 Million Partial Settlement August, 2006

Newspaper Articles & Television Interviews:

• Frivolous Lawsuits, 2003
•  Request for television interview with Cooper Anderson (not broadcast)
• Multiple miscellaneous newspaper and television interviews in Central Ohio regarding medical malpractice and frivolous lawsuits.
• Settlement against City of Columbus WBNS-10TV, 2006
• Settlement against City of Columbus - Columbus Dispatch, Sept. 19, 2006
• Settlement against River View Surgery Center WBNS-10TV, 2006

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability