Daniel R. Volkema

Practice Areas:Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Insurance Bad Faith, Product Liability, Premise Liability, Qui Tam

Ohio LawyerDaniel R. Volkema

Dan, a Columbus, Ohio native, has been a civil trial lawyer since his admission to the practice of law in 1979. He is a member of the Million-Dollar Advocates Forum, was selected by The Best Lawyers in America in its 2006 and 2007 editions and was named an Ohio Super Lawyer by Cincinnati Magazine in 2006.

Mr. Volkema is “AV” peer-review rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Dan’s clients have received multiple million-dollar results in cases involving defective products, medical negligence, legal malpractice, insurance bad faith, premises liability, trucking accidents and qui tam, including a recent $3.9 million jury verdict for a woman injured on a roller coaster at a Six Flags theme park.

In addition to individual cases, he has served as lead counsel in consumer class actions, and has been among U.S. attorneys who have achieved successful settlement funds between $70 million and $3 billion.

Dan is a frequent lecturer for state and local bar associations on topics such as traumatic brain injuries, legal and medical malpractice and trial practice and tactics. He currently sits on the board of the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers and is a member of the Franklin County Trial Lawyers, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. Dan is licensed in Ohio and admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Claims, the United States Court of Appeals, Third and Sixth Circuits, and the United States District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio.


  • Best Lawyer in America® for Medical Malpractice, 2009
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Cincinnati Magazine, 2006 – 2008
  • The Ohio Association for Justice (Formerly the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers)
  • The Central Ohio Association for Justice (Formerly the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association)


  • Volkema Thomas Miller & Scott, LPA
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Phone: 614-227-7061
  • Toll Free: 866-718-4608
  • Fax: 614-221-6010

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