John Hughes has been a trial lawyer in state and federal courts for more than 45 years, focusing primarily on civil litigation and appeals representing plaintiffs and defendants. He is a Registered Civil Mediator with an active mediation practice. His extensive trial experience involves business and commercial litigation including prosecution and defense of injunction actions. He has extensive experience in insurance coverage and first party claim litigation, the defense of employment and discrimination matters, and municipal law. His trial practice includes serious personal injury and wrongful death actions including medical malpractice and railroad liability. Mr. Hughes has been an adjunct professor at the Valparaiso University School of Law.