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Karyn Joanne Justice

Karyn Joanne Justice

Practice areas:

Social Security, Litigation, Criminal Defense

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About Me

My focus is to help my clients with Social Security disability claims obtain a better quality of life when they receive the benefits they deserve.


If you have been denied Social Security benefits, do not wait to seek legal assistance.  Please call me for an appointment.

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Languages Spoken: American Sign Language

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Social Security: 90%
    6 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 5%
    6 years
  3. Litigation: 5%
    15 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jay Shannon Willis

    I endorse this lawyer. Karyn is always professional, thorough and well-prepared.

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    Jay Willis Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Justice is the best attorney and person you could ever find. She deeply cares about people and is one of the most competent attorneys around. If I were to ever need social security, this would be the attorney I would have to hire.

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    Jeffrey King Federal Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

The Law Office of Karyn Justice, LLC

602 Chillicothe Street
Suite 441
Portsmouth, OH, 45662-4096

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OHActive200007/18/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
President’s Volunteer Service AwardThe President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation2013
Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under - District 8Ohio State Bar Foundation2009
Public Service FellowThe Ohio State University Moritz College of Law2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
N/AThe Law Office of Karyn Justice, LLC2010 - Present
Staff AttorneySoutheastern Ohio Legal Services2000 - 2010
Legal InternLegal Services for Prisoners with Children1999 - 1999

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Boneyfiddle Arts CenterBoard Member2014 - Present
Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE)Board Member2014 - Present
Ohio State Bar FoundationTrustee2012 - Present
Ohio State Bar FoundationClass Fellow2010 - Present
Community Partners of Shawnee Mental Health, Inc.Past Board Chair/Member2008 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesEthics Committee2004 - 2011
Lawrence County Bar AssociationMember2004 - 2010
Sciotoville Community SchoolMock Trial Advisor2004 - Present
American Civil Liberties Union of OhioBoard Member/Associate General Counsel2003 - 2011
Scioto County Bar AssociationEducation Committee2000 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember/Council of Delegates2000 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Fee-Harvesters: Low-Credit, High-Cost Cards Bleed Consumers(Recognized in publication by maiden name: Karyn Leitzell)2007
Suing A Local Public Entity(Recognized in publication by maiden name: Karyn Leitzell)1999

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawN/AJuris Doctor2000
Kent State UniversityPeace and Conflict StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Know Your Rights, Get EngagedHB 194 Ohio Voting Law Changes2011
Gallia County Pro Bono Clinic CLEConsumer Law Advice2009
CORT Consumer Law TrainingFair Debt Collection Practices ActN/A