A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

EDUCATION

  • The Ohio State University, B.A., 1987
  • The Ohio State University, J.D., 1990

ADMISSION

  • State of Ohio, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999

AV RATING

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent®

AWARDS

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent®
  • Super Lawyers
  • Community Service Award – Ohio State Bar Foundation
  • William Oxley Thompson Award for Distinctive Achievement in Career – The Ohio State University Alumni Association

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys

Frederick Sewards

7736FredFrederick A. Sewards, a life-long resident of Ohio, has devoted his entire legal career to the defense of health care professionals in civil litigation. Fred successfully defended a primary care physician in a medical negligence trial just a few months after being admitted to the Bar of the State of Ohio in November, 1990. Since then, Fred has represented hundreds of health care providers and has tried more than 85 cases throughout Ohio in both state and federal courts. Fred has secured successful verdict results in more than 95% of his trials.  Fred’s areas of practice include long term care malpractice and medical malpractice.

Fred is regularly an invited lecturer to health care professionals on a variety of topics relevant to health care litigation. Fred was a founding board member of Camp Sunrise, a non-profit organization providing a summer camp experience for children impacted by HIV.

Email: fsewards@poling-law.com
Columbus office: (614) 737-2915