Bernard C. Fox Jr.

Bernard C. Fox Jr.

Location:
Amelia, Ohio
Phone:
513-961-6644
Fax:
513-475-5975
Email:

Barney Fox was born and raised in Cincinnati. He actively practices in Ohio Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability and has spoken at numerous seminars on workers' compensation issues and practice.

For more than thirty years, Mr. Fox has successfully handled thousands of workers' compensation claims administratively as well as litigating hundreds of workers' compensation trials in Courts of Common Pleas throughout Ohio. He has made appearances before the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, numerous Courts of Appeal throughout Ohio and the Ohio Supreme Court.

Prior to entering the private practice of law thirty years ago, Mr. Fox served as an Assistant Attorney General, Industrial Commission Investigations Division and as an Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, Workers' Compensation Section representing the State of Ohio in court litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security Disability

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Ohio, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1980

Education

  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • J.D. - May, 1978
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • B.S. - May, 1974
  • St. Xavier High School, Cincinnati, Ohio - June, 1967

Representative Cases

  • State, ex rel. Weimer vs. Indus. Comm. (1980) 62 Ohio St.2d 159
  • Littlefield vs. Pillsbury Co., (1983) 6 Ohio St.3d 389
  • State, ex rel. Bosch vs. Indus. Comm. (1982) 1 Ohio St.3d 94
  • Quality Health Services, Inc. vs. William W. Johnston, Chairman, Indus. Comm. (10th App. Dist., 81AP-324) (May 20, 1982) U.S. Cert. Denied (Feb. 22, 1983) 459 U.S. 1192, 75 L. Ed.2d 422
  • City of Cleveland vs. Indus. Comm. (1983) 8 Ohio App.3d 7
  • Victory Baptist Temple vs. Indus. Comm. (1982) 2 Ohio App.3d 418, US Cert denied (Dec. 17, 1982) 459 U.S. 1086, 74 L.Ed.2d 931
  • State, ex rel. Finley vs. Dusty Drilling Co. (1981) 2 Ohio App.3d 323
  • State, ex rel. Bloom vs. JTM Provisions Co. 2003-Ohio-2697
  • Mansfield Tire & Rubber Co. vs. Indus. Comm., (6th Cir. 1981), 660 F.2d 1108

Past Employment Positions

  • Assistant Attorney General, Industrial Commission Investigations Division
  • Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, Workers’ Compensation Section