Alton & Horst offers representation in general civil and appellate
litigation, insurance defense, construction claims, business, corporate and
commercial matters, real estate, employment and labor law, and estate planning to
clients in Ohio and across the nation.
Mediators, Trial Lawyers.
Since Lane, Alton & Horst was established in 1956, we
have enjoyed an impeccable reputation for integrity and for the highest quality
representation in trial work of all kinds.
We achieved early prominence for our insurance defense work,
representing both insured individuals and companies in lawsuits. The law firm continues to handle the defense
of both first party and third party claims, as well as defense of professional
liability claims. We are also
experienced in other complex litigation ranging from products liability cases
to commercial and business disputes.
Our litigators are veteran trial
lawyers with formidable actual courtroom experience throughout Ohio and beyond.
Being ready, willing and able to try cases has also lead to considerable
success mediating many complex, large damages cases. Our lawyers also serve as professional and
volunteer mediators throughout Ohio and within the state and federal court
Today, we are
trusted business advisors to companies large and small in diverse industries
and business sectors, including insurance and financial services,
manufacturing, retail, and professional services. In addition, business owners
and individuals seek us out to protect their good name, preserve their wealth
and assets, and navigate life's challenges and opportunities.
basic legal questions about everyday business and offer clients focused counsel
concerning complex transactions. If a negotiated resolution cannot be reached,
we stand ready to protect our clients' rights in the courtroom. Whatever the
issue, we strive to deliver effective guidance and cost effective results.
Leaders in the
its history, Lane, Alton & Horst attorneys have served in leadership roles
for various bar associations. Four of our attorneys have served as President of the Columbus Bar Association. Other
attorneys have led various substantive and practice oriented committees of the
Columbus and Ohio State Bar Association.
attorneys are members of leading professional organizations, including the American
Arbitration Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American
College of Trial Lawyers, the American Immigration Law Association, the Defense
Research Institute, the International Association of Arson Investigators, the International
Association of Defense Counsel, the National Society of Professional Insurance
Investigators, and the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys.
addition, we have a history of supporting many trade and business
associations. These include the Ohio Grocer's Association, Central Ohio Restaurant Association (CORA), the American
Institute of Architects, Commercial Real Estate Women, the National Association
of Women Business Owners, the Ohio Association of Associated General
Contractors, the Ohio Association of Realtors, the Ohio Builders Exchange, the Ohio
Health Care Association, the Ohio Land Title Association, and the Ohio
& Horst, LLC is proud to be a member of the International Society of
Primerus Law Firms, a network of carefully screened smaller and midsized law
firms that have demonstrated exceptional dedication to the six pillars of
Excellence of Work Product
Reasonable Fee Structure
Civility to Bench and Bar