JAMES P. GROHMANNManaging Partner



About

JAMES GROHMANN is one of our most active trial attorneys. He focuses his practice on the defense of malpractice claims against medical and legal professionals and appellate practice. James has been recognized by the Kentucky Trial Court Review as one Kentucky’s most prolific trial attorneys. He and his wife, Cynthia, also a lawyer, are the proud parents of three boys, Patrick, Jack, and Charlie.

Professional Background

  • Managing Partner, O’Bryan, Brown & Toner, Louisville, Kentucky, January 2019-present.

Primary practice in medical and legal malpractice defense and appellate litigation.

  • Attorney/Partner, O’Bryan, Brown & Toner, Louisville, Kentucky, October 1993-present.
  • Attorney at law, Boehl, Stopher, & Graves, Louisville, Kentucky, October 1990-October 1993.

Honors and Awards
American College of Trial Lawyers – Fellow

2019 The Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendant, Litigation-Insurance and Personal Injury Litigation-Defendant

Super Lawyers 2007 – 2019
Martindale-Hubbell – Rated AV Preeminent for Highest level of Professional Excellence

Super Lawyers Top 50 award 2009
Recognized in Louisville Magazine’s Best Lawyer and Top Lawyer issues, 2007, 2010, 2012-2016 for Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice- Defense and Professional Malpractice-Defense.

Educational Background
J.D. University of Kentucky College of Law
B.A. DePauw University

Court Admissions
Supreme Court of Kentucky
United States District Court for Western District of Kentucky
United States District Court for Eastern District of Kentucky
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit 

Professional Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association- Fellow
Citizens for Better Judges, Member, Attorney Steering Committee
Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys, Past President

Trial & Professional Board Results

May 18, 2017

In May 2017, James P. Grohmann successfully defended a Leitchfield, Kentucky, surgery practice [...]

November 5, 2013

James Grohmann and Benjamin Weigel successfully defended a Richmond, Kentucky hospital during a [...]

May 22, 2012

James Grohmann successfully defended a surgical group in Fayette Circuit Court. Plaintiff [...]

March 25, 2011

James Grohmann and Benjamin Weigel successfully defended a University of Louisville-based [...]

December 3, 2010

James Grohmann and Joshua Davis successfully defended a family practice physician and its group [...]

April 16, 2010

James Grohmann successfully defended a Louisville surgeon in Jefferson Circuit Court.  [...]

October 17, 2008

James Grohmann successfully defended a community hospital, whose nursing staff, it was alleged, [...]

March 4, 2008

James Grohmann  was successful in defending a surgeon in a medical malpractice case in [...]

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