K&F’s first post-pandemic jury trial resulted in a $10.6 million verdict for the widow of a mesothelioma victim.

Joyce Chambers Reichard

  • Associate
Location:
Cleveland, OH
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216-575-0799

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Reichard joined Kelley & Ferraro, LLP in 2002 where she functioned as the firm’s senior litigation paralegal and litigation manager.  Reichard became an Associate in 2017.  She was graduated from Notre Dame College of Ohio in 2001 with a BA, majoring in paralegal studies, and the Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 2016 where she earned a Certificate in Health Law.  Reichard is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio Association of Justice, Ohio State Bar Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and West Shore Bar Association.  Reichard is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and Southern District of Ohio.  Reichard also serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member for Ursuline College’s Legal Studies Program, is a member of their Advisory Board and serves as a Member of the American Bar Association's Standing Committee of Paralegals.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2002

Areas Of Practice

  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Asbestos
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Lien Resolution

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • Supreme Court of Ohio, 2017

Education

  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. – 2016
    • Honors: Health Law Certificate program
    • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Notre Dame College of Ohio
    • B.A. – 2001
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Major: Paralegal Studies
  • Crossroads Christian Academy – 1993

Representative Cases

  • Genet v. Union Carbide Corporation
  • Tyrrell v. Conrad Botzum Farmsted
  • Jennings v. Honeywell International, Inc.

Honors and Awards

  • Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 – 2022

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association of Justice
  • Ohio Association of Justice
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • West Shore Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ursuline College Legal Studies Program Advisory Board
  • American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals

Past Employment Positions

  • Kelley & Ferraro, LLP, Senior Paralegal and Litigation Manager
  • Kahn & Associates, Senior Paralegal
  • Premier Farnell Corporation, Legal Administrative Specialist to the Vice President and General Counsel

Pro Bono Activities

  • Ursuline College Legal Studies Program Advisory Board Member, 2001 to Present
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Veterans Legal Services Clinic

Ancillary Businesses

  • Adjunct Faculty, Ursuline College Legal Studies Program

Practice Areas

$120 Million Settlement

To 15,000 Asbestos Victims

$20 Million Verdict

Mesothelioma

$17 Million Verdict

Mesothelioma

$8.2 Million Verdict

Mesothelioma

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