Bernard C. Fox, Jr.
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.
St. Xavier High School, Cincinnati, Ohio, June, 1967
University of Cincinnati, B.S., May, 1974
Northern Kentucky State, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D., May, 1978
Supreme Court of Ohio, November 13, 1978
Supreme Court of Florida (Ret. 9/22/2011), June 15, 1979
Supreme Court of the United States, October 18, 1982
United States Court of Appeal, Sixth Circuit, February 5, 1981
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, December 12, 1978
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, February 15, 1980
Sample Reported Decisions
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
For more than thirty years, Bernard Fox has successfully handled thousands of workers' compensation claims administratively as well as participating in hundreds of appeals to Courts of Common Pleas throughout Ohio.