Gerald V. Southard


(513) 579-0080


(513) 579-0222

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Property and Casualty Defense
  • Bad Faith Litigation


Salmon P. Chase College of Law Northern Kentucky University, Juris Doctorate, 2015

University of Cincinnati,
B.A. in Political Science, 2006

Admitted to Practice

State Courts:


Gerald Southard is licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio.  He is a 2006 graduate of the University of Cincinnati, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.  Gerald graduated from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2015.

Prior to joining Smith, Rolfes & Skavdahl, Gerald worked at Cincinnati Insurance Co. for over 9 years as a Commercial Lines underwriter, with experience in both property and casualty coverage. 

Cincinnati, OH

600 Vine St.
Suite 2600
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
(513) 579-0080

    Notable Experience


    • Cincinnati Bar Association
    • Claims Litigation Management Alliance
    • Ohio State Bar Association

    Professional Certifications

    • Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
    • Associate in General Insurance (AINS) and an Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU) from the American Institute For Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters