Craig M. Schneider

Phone: 

(513) 579-0080

Fax: 

(513) 579-0222

Areas of Practice

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



Education

Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law Juris Doctorate, 2007

Thomas More College Bachelor of Arts - History, Associate of Arts - Pre-Legal Studies, Cum Laude, 2004



Admitted to Practice

Federal Courts:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky

State Courts:

  • Kentucky



Honors

Recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the practice areas of civil litigation defense and insurance coverage 2015-2017.



Craig joined Smith, Rolfes & Skavdahl in 2014 after several years practicing general civil litigation including representation of Plaintiffs.  He currently serves the Firm’s Kentucky clients. 

Craig has experience at every level of litigation, including bench and jury trial, in counties throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  He has also handled matters before the Supreme Court of Kentucky and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  He has significant experience in auto accident claims including property and casualty defense, coverage, no fault, subrogation, and bad faith.  He has also obtained favorable results for his clients in many building and construction defense matters. 

Craig graduated cum laude from Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky where he was Alpha Delta Gamma and a member of Delta Epsilon Sigma National Scholastic Honor Society.  He then earned his J.D. from Salmon P. Chase College of Law in Highland Heights, Kentucky.  He has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in civil litigation defense and insurance coverage every year since 2015, when he began devoting his practice primarily to those areas of law.  He is admitted to practice in Kentucky, both federal courts in Kentucky, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. 

Cincinnati, OH

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

Additional Locations

  • Lexington, KY

Notable Experience

MEMBERSHIPS

  • International Association Of Special Investigation Units
    • National and Kentucky Chapter
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Division, Kentucky Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Section, Northern Kentucky Bar Association (Chair, 2013)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Truancy Mediation Program
  • Housing Opportunities of Northern Kentucky
  • Covington Catholic High School Policy Review Committee
  • C.A.R.E. (Credit Abuse Resistance Education) Program

RECOGNITIONS

  • Named as Kentucky “Rising Star” by SuperLawyers (2015-2017)