Kathleen Balthrop Havener

Kathleen Balthrop Havener

Litigation Lawyer

Chagrin Falls, OH





No Misconduct



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About Me

Kathleen Havener, a 1991 honors graduate of Harvard Law School, began her law school career when her three daughters were 8, 5, and 4 years old respectively, and beginning fourth grade, kindergarten, and pre-school.  Accordingly, Kathleen is an expert in time management. Ms. Havener’s career has included 17 years in big firms and 5 years in her own small firm.  She has managed cases ranging from...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Excellent Professional Advice

Posted by: a Commercial client over 1 year ago.

Kathleen Havener must be complimented for the excellent assistance she provides.Kathleen has taken the time to educate and support me in arriving at...

One of the Good Ones

Posted by: Patrick almost 3 years ago.

Kathleen represented my family for a number of matters after my father died in September of 2008. Throughout the engagement she never ceased to...
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Nouvelle Licheleka Gonzalo
Nouvelle Gonzalo

Cleveland, OH

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Kathleen is an excellent trial lawyer and I enjoyed working with her. I would highly recommend her as an excellent choice to handle a variety of...
Edward X. Clinton
Edward Clinton

Chicago, IL

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Kathleen was my classmate at Harvard Law School. She has excellent experience in litigation and is ideally suited to run a...
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1992 License Status: Active for the state of Dist. of Columbia.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2008 – present

The Havener Law Firm LLC


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1991 JD - Juris Doctor, cum laude in Law

Harvard Law School


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2013 Nettie Cronise Lutes Award

Ohio State Bar Association


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2008- present Council on Ethnic & Racial Diversity in thr Educational Pipeline

American Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 5 publications

2013 Destination Disasters: Who's at Fault?

GPSolo Magazine (ABA)

2012 Lifeguarding Lawyers: New Solos Need More Than A Mentor

GPSolo Magazine (ABA)

Speaking Engagements

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2013 How to start a successful law practice

at Ohio State Bar Association

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