Leist Warner, LLC
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Working with our experienced, caring, and hardworking Leist Warner personal injury lawyer in Columbus, Ohio, will protect your legal rights and get you the adequate compensation that you deserve.
We provide sophisticated legal representation to clients in the Central Ohio area on matters involving criminal defense, DUI/OVI & traffic offenses, divorce and family law, personal injury, investor/policyholder disputes, and consumer litigation in Columbus, Westerville, Dublin, Reynoldsburg, Hilliard, Clintonville, Gahanna, New Albany, Newark and the surrounding areas.
We have attorneys with over 30 years combined arbitration, litigation and negotiation experience. Talk to us for free about how we can provide a cost-effective resolution to your arbitration, litigation, negotiation or other legal needs.
At Leist Warner we are dedicated to pursuing your claim to the fullest extent permitted by law. We want our clients to remain clients of our firm for life and to feel confident that they can refer friends and family to our firm. We don’t spend a great deal of money on advertising. Rather we rely on satisfied clients to spread the word about the quality of representation they receive by our firm.
If you feel your stockbroker has lost your hard earned money by investing it in investments that are not suitable for your needs contact us to discuss for free whether we can help. We never charge for our initial consultation and if we believe we can help, we will pursue your case on a contingent fee basis. We work with the best experts to pursue your investment loss claim and if you don’t receive any money, we don’t charge a fee.
Patrick G. Warner
Patrick Warner is a founding partner at Leist Warner. Patrick received his Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University and his Juris Doctor (cum laude) from Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio where he was a member of the Order of the Curia. While attending law school, Patrick was the recipient of an academic performance based scholarship, multiple American Jurisprudence Awards and top honors in Civil Procedure and Products Liability.
Prior to joining the firm, Patrick was a partner and an associate attorney at several prominent class action law firms. He concentrated his practice in complex class actions, securities arbitration and shareholder derivative litigation. Patrick participated as class counsel in a wide variety of class action litigation including cases involving millions of consumers. A few of the complex class action cases in which Patrick has participated as counsel include In re: MI Windows and Doors, Inc. Products Liability Litigation (Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee); Eliason, et al. v. Gentek Building Products, Inc., et al. (Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel); In re: Navistar 6.0 L Diesel Engine Products Liability Litigation (Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee); In re Ipod nano cases, (co-lead counsel in federal Multi District Litigation); Martino et al. v. Motorola Inc., (co-lead counsel in nationwide consumer class action); Opperman, et al. v. Verizon Wireless, Inc., (co-lead counsel in nationwide consumer class action); Heitbrink, et al. v. eMachines Inc., (co-lead counsel in nationwide consumer class action); Wiatrowski, et al. v. Sears, et al., (co-lead counsel in nationwide consumer class action); Kreidler, et al. v. Western Southern Life Insurance Co. (lead counsel in Nationwide Life Insurance churning/vanishing premium class action), Cope, et al. v. Metro. Life Ins. Co., 82 Ohio St.3d 426 (1998) (counsel in landmark Ohio Supreme Court class certification case); Moody, et al. v. American General Life and Accident Insurance Company, et al. (counsel in Nationwide Life Insurance churning/vanishing premium class action); In re Structural Dynamics (counsel in nationwide securities class action); In re Rio Hair Products (counsel in nationwide consumer class action); Jenkins v. Hyundai Motor Finance Company, Case No. 02:04-CV-720 (S.D. Ohio)(Class counsel for Ohio residents who did not receive the post-repossession notice mandated by the UCC); Health Science Products LLC. v. Sage Software SB, Inc., Case No. 1:05-CV 03329 (N.D. Ga.)(Class counsel in a nationwide class action alleging defective software); Schweinfurth, et al. v. Motorola, Inc., Case No. 1:05-CV-0024 (N.D. Ohio)(Class counsel in nationwide class action alleging defective cellular phones).
Patrick is admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, as well as the Supreme Court of Ohio and all other Ohio state courts.
Darrin C. Leist
For over 15 years, Darrin Leist, has been fighting hard to advance and defend the rights of individuals before the state and federal courts of Ohio. Darrin Leist has made thousands of court appearances during his years as a lawyer and is well-known for his passionate representation and compassionate counsel. Not every case proceeds to trial, but Darrin Leist recognizes that the success of your case depends on thorough preparation and attention to every detail as if your case is going to trial. And should your case proceed to trial, you can rest assured that you have a prepared, assertive, and experienced trial lawyer in your corner. When you hire Leist Warner, you hire aggressive, dedicated representation with a proven record of success.
Darrin C. Leist grew up in Groveport, Ohio graduating from Groveport-Madison High School. He attended Denison University where he studied history and played football for the then nationally ranked, “Big Red”. Following college graduation, Darrin worked for seven years in government and politics throughout the state of Ohio before ultimately pursuing his lifelong goal of becoming an attorney. At 28 years of age, Darrin entered law school full-time studying at Capital University and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, before completing his studies and obtaining his law degree from The Ohio State University in 1998. Inspired by his mother, Jacque, a lifelong advocate for the sick, poor, and disenfranchised, Darrin was compelled to focus his representation in legal areas that directly impact individuals, their lives, their health, and their freedom. The study of law and his own personal life experiences strengthened Darrin’s resolve to level the playing field and advocate for those who need a voice. This is precisely why Darrin entered a new partnership with Pat Warner and opened Leist Warner – to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals.
A 9th generation Buckeye and direct descendant of Revolutionary War soldier, Andrew Leist, Darrin resides in Blacklick with his beautiful wife, Theresa, and two wonderful sons, Aidan and Colin. Darrin attributes his success to his family and the commitment of his wife who without her support his pursuit of justice on behalf of individuals would be impossible. Darrin enjoys spending time with his family and cheering on the Buckeyes. EDUCATION The Ohio State University College of Law – J.D., May 1998 Trinity College, Dublin Ireland, International Human Rights & Comparative Civil Rights, 1996 Denison University – B.A. History, May 1989 ASSOCIATIONS Ohio State Bar Association Columbus Bar Association Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Central Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Licking County Bar Association Central Ohio Association of Juvenile Attorneys American Trial Lawyers Association
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