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Richard Dean Lawrence

Insurance Attorney at Covington, KY

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Richard D. Lawrence has been trying cases for over forty years in Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Early years of practice included successful defense of persons accused of serious crimes including murder. Since the 1980's he has concentrated on representing those who have been catastrophically injured as a result of negligent medical care. He holds one fo the largest verdicts in a medical malpractice case in both the State of Ohio and in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. 

Licensed for 51 years
State KY
Status Active
Acquired 1989
Updated 12/20/2022
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 1971
Updated 11/08/2022

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The Lawrence Firm, PSC
606 Philadelphia Street.
Covington, KY, 41011
The Lawrence Firm, PSC
8804 Montgomery Road Suite 700
Cincinnati, OH, 45236
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • The Lawrence Firm, PSC
  • 1971 - Present

Education

  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1971
  • University of Cincinnati
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1967

Associations

  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
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  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Fellow of the International Society of Barristers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Melvin M. Belli Society
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Past Chair Birth Trauma Litigation
  • N/A
  • Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court
  • Past President
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2011
  • Lawyer of the Year
  • Cincinnati Area Personal Injury Litigation
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2009
  • Dan Cullen Memorial Award
  • American Association for Justice
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2006
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2005
  • Wysocki Award
  • 2004
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2004
  • Excellence in Medical Malpractice Litigation
  • 2004
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2000
  • Kentucky Trial Lawyer of the Year Award
  • 1996
  • Excellence in Medical Malpractice Litigation
  • 1995
  • Invited Member
  • Inner Circle of Advocates
  • N/A
  • Distinguished Lawyer Award
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Birth Trauma Litigation Newsletter
  • The Cultural Bias (Co-Author)
  • 1997
  • Birth Trauma Litigation Newsletter
  • All About VBAC(Co-Author)
  • 1996
  • Texas Trial Lawyer Assoc., Chapter 5
  • Who Speaks for Justice?
  • N/A
  • ATLA's Litigating Tort Cases, Chapter 26
  • Wrongful Death (Co-Author)
  • N/A
  • Trial Magazine
  • Missing the Beat, Failure to Diagnose Heart Attack Cases(Co-Author)
  • N/A
  • Trial Magazine
  • What good will the money do?
  • N/A
  • Operative Obstetrics, Chapter 21
  • Birth Injuries
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

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Medical malpractice Attorney | Nov 17
Relationship: Family member
"I am proud to endorse my father. His skill in the courtroom is exceptional and he is someone who works tirelessly for his clients. I have never seen someone give a better opening, closing, cross-examination than him. His ability to connect with not only his clients but a jury is by far just simply amazing."
Personal injury Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Richard. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Medical malpractice Attorney | Jan 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dick has a reputation as one of the finest plaintiff's medical malpractice lawyers. I've known Divk professionally for many years and he is a super person. Anthony castelli"
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Covington Insurance Lawyer Richard Dean Lawrence
Richard Dean Lawrence
Insurance Attorney
Covington, KY
Licensed for 51 years