June 13, 2012 - LEBANON, Ohio - Rittgers & Rittgers is proud to announce the newest addition to its law firm, Eric P. Allen. Eric is joining the firm as a partner after twenty-three years of practice. Eric has a track record of success representing injury victims and disabled persons. He has been representing injured and disabled individuals since graduating from law school at the University of Toledo in 1987. As a skilled negotiator, Eric has achieved thousands of successful settlements for his clients. When settlements cannot be reached, Eric has aggressively litigated numerous cases to favorable jury verdicts.

Eric has also won claims for Social Security Disability and SSI benefits for thousands of disabled persons since 1987.

Eric is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Kentucky. He is involved in the Ohio Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, N.O.S.S.C.R., and many local bar associations including the Cincinnati Bar Association. Eric has successfully argued in numerous appellate courts including the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has also argued before the Ohio Supreme Court.

As a result of his experience, dedication, and success, Eric has been asked to speak about the law to various groups and has served on local legal panels.

Rittgers & Rittgers is a family owned law firm which serves southwest Ohio through its offices in Lebanon, West Chester and Cincinnati. Rittgers & Rittgers consistently earns the highest professional and ethical rating from the nation's leading attorney rating service. The firm concentrates on criminal defense, family law, and personal injury.