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Russell A. Kelm

Discrimination Attorney at Columbus, OH

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    Maine - ME 3 years
    Hawaii - HI 12 years
    Michigan - MI 52 years
    Ohio - OH 52 years
  • Licensed for 3 years
    State ME
    Acquired 2020
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State HI
    Acquired 2011
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 52 years
    State MI
    Acquired 1971
    Status
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 52 years
    State OH
    Acquired 1971
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Russell

Learn Russell’s areas of practice.

2
Practice areas
  1. Discrimination
    80%
    Age Discrimination

    53 years, 400 cases

  2. Litigation
    20%
    Contract, Commercial, Construction, Securities Litigation

    53 years, 675 cases

Location

Law Offices of Russell A. Kelm
Suite 860
37 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH, 43215
Law Offices of Russell A. Kelm
18 Paalae Place
Wailuku, HI, 96793
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Posted by anonymous | October 13, 2015
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DeVendra Review
Russ was fantastic. He was highly recommended, and I knew from our first meeting that my case was in good hands. The communication throughout the process was excellent. And the judgment in the case was in my favor. i would highly recommend Russ to anyone.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 450-450 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-40%

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Founder and Managing Partner
  • Law Offices of Russell A. Kelm
  • 1996 - Present
  • Partner
  • Schwartz, Kelm, Warren & Ramirez
  • 1974 - 1995
  • Managing Attorney
  • ABLE, Inc.
  • 1971 - 1974

Education

  • University of Toledo College of Law
  • J.D.
  • 1971
  • S.U.N.Y.. at Buffalo
  • B.A.
  • 1968

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Rich v. Tansky Sales
  • Award for 1 year's compensation
  • Thomas v. Columbia Sussex
  • Jury Verdict and Judgment for $420,492
  • Turturice v. AEP Energy Services
  • Jury verdict for $1.16 million
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Associations

  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Columbus Bar Association Labor & Employment Committee
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Columbus Bar Association Common Pleas Court Committee
  • Member
  • 1980 - Present
  • Columbus Bar Association Federal Court Committee
  • Member
  • 1980 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association Federal Courts Committee
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Litigation Section Member
  • 1976 - Present
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1974 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1971 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Member
  • 1971 - Present
  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1996 - 2016
  • American Bar Association
  • Chairman, State Class Action Subcommittee, Litigation Section
  • 1984 - 1986
  • Legal Aid Society of Columbus
  • President of Board of Trustees
  • 1978 - 1979
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International
  • Chapter Justice
  • 1970 - 1971
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Ohio Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyer Magazine
  • 2013
  • Ohio Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyer Magazine
  • 2012
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer Magazine
  • 2011
  • Ohio Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyer Magazine
  • 2010
  • Ohio Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2009
  • Ohio Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2008
  • AV Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1998
  • Trials
  • American Jurisprudence Award
  • 1971
  • Evidence
  • American Jurisprudence Award
  • 1971
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Columbus Discrimination Lawyer Russell A. Kelm
Russell A. Kelm
Discrimination Attorney
Columbus, OH
Licensed for 52 years