John A. Minter
Langdon Fellow in Dispute Resolution
John A. Minter
John Minter completed his two-year appointment as the Langdon Fellow in Dispute Resolution in 2009.
A Certificate in Dispute Resolution graduate from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Professor Minter was an associate at Collins & Lowther, LPA in Marion, Ohio prior to joining the College of Law faculty. While at Collins & Lowther, a general practice law firm, he worked in a variety of practice areas, but spent most of his time in the courtroom on family and juvenile delinquency law matters. He appeared before the Ohio Supreme Court with Kevin Collins during Collins' representation of the Appellee in State of Ohio v. Lee Crager, Case nos. 2006-0294 and 2006-0298 argued in January 2007. Professor Minter also has argued before Ohio's Third District Court of Appeals.
A full time faculty member at Moritz since 2007, Professor Minter worked part-time as a Staff Attorney for Moritz’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program beginning in 2004. As the Langdon Fellow in Dispute Resolution, he assists in teaching the Mediation Practicum and Advanced Issues in Dispute Resolution courses, and helps manage the Certificate in Dispute Resolution program.
Professor Minter has civil, domestic, and foreclosure mediation training and has experience mediating civil and family law cases. He helped create and monitor the Marion County Common Pleas Family Court's S.U.C.C.E.S.S program, which mediates parenting time for unwed parents with their children. He continues to work as a court mediator for this program.