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Paul Joseph Dickman

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Paul J. Dickman is a native of Northern Kentucky. Born in Covington in 1961, he was raised in Edgewood and Ft. Mitchell, along with his two brothers and four sisters. Paul attended St. Pius Grade School in Erlanger, and went to High School at Covington Latin School, in Covington, Kentucky. He attended Northern Kentucky University, and Chase College of Law in Highland Heights, Kentucky.

Since he started practicing law in 1993 Paul has practiced before state and federal courts throughout Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati. He has tried cases to judges and juries throughout the area and has gained an appreciation for the intricacies of the legal system that allows him to help his clients in dealing with their legal problems. He has successfully resolved complicated and overwhelming legal problems for hundreds of clients over the years.

He has successfully defended clients in courts throughout Kentucky and Ohio in state and federal criminal matters ranging from minor misdemeanors to serious felonies, including manslaughter, murder, rape, arson, and white collar crimes.

He considers himself a “Professional Problem Solver”.


Languages spoken: English, German

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Car Accident: 30%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Nicholas D. Summe

    I have worked countless cases alongside of Paul Dickman. We have taken cases to trial and settled many more. Without a doubt, his years of experience, his no holds bars strategies and his dedication to his clients produces fantastic results. You can't go wrong hiring Paul to handle you case!


    Nicholas Summe Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • J Richard Scott Esquire

    I have worked many cases with Paul as opposing counsel. I find Paul to be an aggressive advocate for his clients, as well as a worthy adversary in the litigation process.


    J Scott Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Dickman Law Office P.S.C.

19 W 11 Th St
Covington, KY, 41011-3003


KYAuthorized to practice law199303/20/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rated AttorneyLead Counsel2015
Hon. Kentucky ColonelGovernor of Kentucky2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top 100 LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
Rated AttorneyLead Counsel2014
Rated AttorneyLead Counsel2013
Donated Legal Services AwardNorthern Kentucky Bar Association1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerDickman Law Office P.S.C.1997 - Present
PartnerDickman & Moser1995 - 1997
Assistant AttorneyMeredith L. Lawrence & Associates1993 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2000 - Present
Kentucky Justice AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Northern Kentucky Bar AssociationN/A1993 - Present
Kentucky Bar AssociationN/A1991 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Com. v. EalyNOT GUILTY
Com. v. HardyNOT GUILTY
Wilson v. Interplastics$4.75 Million Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Lex Loci, Northern Kentucky Bar Association“Mold: The Next Toxic Tort”2001
Lex Loci, Northern Kentucky Bar AssociationLead Based Paint and the Law1997
Northern Kentucky Law ReviewLaw Review / Chase College of Law1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Northern Kentucky UniversityN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2002 CLEGeotechnical Issues in Construction Litigation2002
2001 CLERecent Developments in Environmental Law2001
2000 CLE EventBrownfields 2000, The Development of Contaminated Properties2000
1999 CLE EventLegal Remedies for Petroleum Contamination1999
Kentucky Career Institute, 1996Real Estate Law1996