John C. Albert




John C. Albert was born in Columbus, Ohio, where he attended St. Charles high school before attending Otterbein College and The Ohio State University, from which he graduated with a degree in finance in 1977. After graduation, John received his juris doctor from Capital University in 1981.

John has served as staff counsel to the Ohio State Medical Board and was Assistant Attorney General to former Ohio Attorney General Anthony J. Celebrezze. Some of John’s additional significant professional experiences include serving as counsel to and hearing officer for the Ohio Racing Commission, and serving as counsel to the Ohio Engineers Board, Ohio Optometry Board, Ohio Audiologists Board, Ohio Department of Corrections, Ohio Real Estate Commission, Ohio Department of Industrial Relations, Ohio Industrial Commission, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, and numerous school district boards of education.

Throughout his 35 years of practice, John has served as first chair in numerous jury trials in both state and federal courts. He has a wide range of experience in numerous areas of litigation and the law.


Professional Experience

Crabbe, Brown & James – Partner
Crabbe, Brown & James – Associate
Ohio Attorney General – Special Counsel

Attorney General Celebrezze – Assistant Attorney General
Ohio State Medical Board – Legislative Agent
Ohio State Medical Board – Staff Counsel
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Professional Accomplishments

Columbus, Ohio State and American Bar Associations
Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
Columbus Claims Association
Ohio Counsel of School Board Attorneys
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Central Ohio Self Insurers Association
Ohio Defense Research Institute
Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)

-Faculty member of the FDCC Litigation Management College, conducted annually at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia

-Member – FDCC Trial Tactics, Practice and Procedures Section
-Member – FDCC Civil Rights and Public Entity Liability Section
-Member – Trial Masters Program
-FDCC Admissions Committee

Awards & Honors

Columbus CEO Magazine, Top Lawyers in Ohio Employment Law

Bar Admissions

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Boards & Commissions

State of Ohio – Real Estate Sales License


Capital University Law, Juris Doctor, 1981
The Ohio State University, B.S. Finance, 1977