John W. Hust

OF COUNSEL

Phone: (513) 583-4209 Email: jhust@smbplaw.com

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Mr. Hust possesses an extensive litigation background with primary emphasis on complex litigation. He has spoken at seminars on various topics including legal ethics, insurance coverage, school law, and litigation in general. Mr. Hust is a native of Cincinnati and resides in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky. Mr. Hust maintains a Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent (rated by peers and judiciary).

RECOGNITION

Member, National Academy of Jurisprudence (formerly known as American Academy of Trial Attorneys (one of the premier 100 civil trial attorneys in Ohio); Ohio Super Lawyers, 2009-2018; Selected to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation Professional Malpractice Liability Public Entities’ Liability (including school law and §1983 litigation) Commercial Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS

Ohio, 1975 Kentucky, 1993

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1975 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1984 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1984

EDUCATION

B.S., The Ohio State University, 1971 J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1975

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

Cincinnati Bar Association Ohio State Bar Association Kentucky Bar Association Defense Research Institute Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys