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Katherine E. Ivan

Workers compensation Attorney at Columbus, OH

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also known as Kitty Ivan, Kathy Ivan


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Katherine Ivan practices workers’ compensation law in Ohio. A native of Troy, Ohio, USA, Katherine attended the University of Cincinnati earning an International Affairs B.A.  After becoming injured on the job herself in 2007, Katherine moved to Columbus and acquired her J.D. from Capital University Law School.  Katherine is also active with legal groups that help protect the rights of injured workers. She frequently speaks on workers' compensation issues for the Continuing Legal Education of both new and advanced workers' compensation attorneys. Katherine is also a leader in both local and statewide women lawyers groups.

Katherine is passionate about representing injured workers throughout the state of Ohio. Contact her today by email or phone for a free consultation regarding your potential case.

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Licensed for 12 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 2010
Updated 11/12/2022

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The Ivan Law Firm
P.O. Box 15161
Columbus, OH, 43215
The Ivan Law Firm
1110 Beecher Crossing N
Suite D
Columbus, OH, 43230
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Posted by DeAnna | July 17, 2014
Amazing attorney
Katherine is representing me at this time. Very prepared at every hearing. I would recommend Katherine as my results consistently keep moving forward. Thank you Katherine

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Contingency 5%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • The Ivan Law Firm
  • 2018 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Injured Workers' Compensation Private Law Firm
  • 2010 - 2018
  • Law Clerk
  • Injured Workers' Compensation Private Law Firm
  • 2008 - 2010

Education

  • Capital University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • University of Cincinnati
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A
  • Troy High School
  • High School Diploma
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • Jason Payne v. Ross Co Redi Mix & Ohio BWC
  • Unanimous Verdict for Plaintiff
  • Joan C. Fabro v. OhioHealth Corporation, BWC
  • Favorable, Court of Appeals grants Appeal and returns issue to Court of Common Pleas
  • Melkamu Bekuto v. Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. and Ohio BWC
  • Jury Verdict for Plaintiff

Associations

  • Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group
  • 2012 - Present
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Trustee 2013-2018
  • 2010 - Present
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Committee Chair ('13-'16)
  • 2010 - Present
  • Women Lawyers of Franklin County
  • President
  • 2010 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Women in the Profession Section Treasurer 2015-present
  • 2010 - Present
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice
  • Workers' Comp Chair (2017-18), Membership/New Lawyer (2014-17)
  • 2010 - Present
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2016
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Graduate of the Last Decade (G.O.L.D.) Award
  • Capital University Law School
  • 2016
  • Top Lawyers 2016
  • Columbus C.E.O. Magazine
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyers in Columbus
  • Columbus C.E.O. Magazine
  • 2015
  • President's Award
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • 2015
  • Workers' Compensation Outstanding Service Award
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • 2015
  • Pro Bono Legal Honors
  • Capital University Law School
  • 2010
  • Ron Friedman Award
  • Capital University Law School
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

Received (14)
Given (6)
Endorse Katherine
Workers compensation Attorney | Feb 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Ivan is a former law school classmate and skilled workers compensation attorney. Anytime I have clients with these issues, she is my first referral. Glad to have her as a fellow downtown attorney in the neighborhood. Professional and knowledgeable, highly recommended."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Excellent attorney. Outstanding reputation."
Workers compensation Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Ms. Ivan for any Worker's Compensation matter. She is very well respected in the legal community."
Workers compensation Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Ivan's experience with and knowledge of workers' compensation matters is evident by her sound legal analysis offered here. I would not hesitate to recommend Ms. Ivan to individuals with industrial claims."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I attended law school with Katherine. She is smart, professional and experienced in her practice area. She passionate about her career and I definitely endorse her."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jan 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kitty is a fantastic attorney. As an employment litigation attorney, I often have clients contact me that are in need of Workers Compensation representation as well. I always send them to Kitty and her firm. They are professional, organized and always obtain great results for their clients. Kitty is actively involved in the community as well, making her even more valuable."
Workers compensation Attorney | Oct 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Katherine and I attended law school together. I have the utmost respect for her and I have recommended her services to clients of mine in the past and will continue to do so."
Workers compensation Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Workers compensation Attorney | Sep 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this individual as a highly respected and knowledgable lawyer in their practice."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Katherine. Highly respected in the legal community. Strong reputation for client advocacy and dedication."
Workers compensation Attorney | Aug 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Katherine is an excellent advocate for clients. I have had the pleasure to co-counsel with Katherine on mutual matters. Katherine is professional and she works diligently to obtain the best results. I endorse Katherine for all workers' compensation issues without reservation."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Both Katherine and I represent injured workers before the Industrial Commission of Ohio. She is a fierce advocate for her clients. I would not hesitate to recommend her."
Unknown Attorney | May 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
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Columbus Workers compensation Lawyer Katherine E. Ivan
Katherine E. Ivan
Workers compensation Attorney
Columbus, OH
Licensed for 12 years
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