Ohio Mesothelioma & Personal Injury Law Firm

Cain, James Matthew
Bernards, Chad
James Matthew Cain
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Practice Areas:
  • Litigation
Biography:

James Matthew Cain has served the Northern Ohio Community for four decades as an Attorney, Prosecutor and Magistrate. Cain has spent the majority of time in trial work in the Northern District of Ohio and has tried hundreds of jury trials as well as directing investigations with the help of Federal and State Law Enforcement. Prior to becoming an attorney, Cain served Diamond Shamrock Corporation as an Employee Relations and Insurance professional.

At McDermott & Hickey, Cain serves as a litigation specialist as required.

Current Employment Positions:
  • Of Counsel
Past Positions:
  • Office of the County Prosecutor, John T. Corrigan, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Assistant County Prosecutor, 1973 to 1980
  • Office of the United States Attorney, Northern District of Ohio, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Executive Assistant United States Attorney, Anti-terrorism Coordinator, Professional Responsibility Officer, Chief (Criminal Division), 1980 to 2008
  • Common Pleas Court of Medina County, Ohio, Juvenile and Probate Court, Magistrate, 2008 to 2014
  • Diamond Shamrock Corporation
Education:
  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • Juris Doctor - 1972
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
  • Ohio State University
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1966
    • Major: Business Administration
Bar Admissions:
  • Ohio, 1972
  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
Professional Associations:
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio Magistrates Association