Repper, Pagan , Cook, Ltd.

1501 First Avenue, Middletown, OH 45044

PERSONAL/CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

​​Born September 8, 1967, and raised in Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio.  Married to Dr. Carol Choi, an OB/GYN in private practice; two children.


I enjoy Politics, The Cincinnati Reds, The Queen City Pageturners Book Club, backpacking, skiing, and fishing.


Commissioner/Past President, Butler Public Defender Commission

Director, University of Cincinnati/Public Defender Intern Program

Frequent Seminar Speaker, Butler County Bar Association CLEs

Head Coach, 6th Grade Football, Wyoming Youth Football Association

Christopher J Pagan

EDUCATION

ADMITTED TO THE BAR

June 1985
​August 1989
​December 1992

Diploma  Bay Village High School
B.A.  Miami University
​J.D.  University of Cincinnati College of Law

LAW—RELATED HONORS

American Jurisprudence Award in Torts

Henry A. Morrill Prize in Constitutional Law

100th percentile on Ohio Bar Exam Multistate Torts section

Successful argument in the United States Supreme Court, reported as:

     —Lovell v. Duffey,132 S.Ct. 1790, 182 L.Ed.2d 613 (2012)

Successful En Banc argument in the Federal Court of Appeals, reported as:

     —Cowherd v. Million, 380 F.3d. 909 (6th Cir. 2004)

Seven appearances before the Ohio Supreme Court, reported as:

     —Middletown v. Flinchum, 95 Ohio St.3d 43, 2002-Ohio-1625

     —State v. Barton, 108 Ohio St.3d 402, 2006-Ohio-1324

     —State v. Oliver, 112 Ohio St.3d 447, 2007-Ohio-372

     —In re Adams, 115 Ohio St.3d 86, 2007-Ohio-4840

     —In re Minamyer, 129 Ohio St.3d 433, 2011-Ohio-3642

     —Hollingsworth v. Timmerman-Cooper, 133 Ohio St.3d 253 (2012)

     —Estate of Oeding v. Fraley, Case No. 2012-1994

Past President, Butler County Bar Association



​  office:  513.424.1823   fax:  513.424.3135

APPELLATE LITIGATION
All Criminal and Civil law in Ohio and Federal Courts

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Repper, Pagan, Cook, Ltd.: July 1997–present

Assistant Municipal Court Prosecutor: May 1994–June 1997

DESCRIPTION OF PRACTICE

Trial and Appellate Litigation

TRIAL LITIGATION

All Criminal law, including death-penalty cases;

Civil litigation in the areas of:

  • Federal Habeas Corpus,
  • State Post-Conviction claims,
  • Personal Injury/Torts, Contract, 
  • § 1983 Civil Rights/Liberties, and
    Municipal/political subdivision claims