Jennifer L. Lawrence

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Covington, KY

The Lawrence Firm, PSC
 | 606 Philadelphia Street, Covington, KY 41011
Phone: 859-578-9130
Fax: 859-578-1032
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Jennifer L. Lawrence is a partner of The Lawrence Firm, PSC, in Covington, Kentucky. Ms. Lawrence practices personal injury law, with a particular focus on product liability, mass torts and medical malpractice. She represents a wide variety of clients in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and in Cincinnati and the Dayton, Ohio areas.

    Ms. Lawrence graduated with a B.A. from The Ohio State University and earned her law degree from Salmon P. Chase College of Law. She is admitted to practice in Kentucky and Ohio, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. 

    Active in professional organizations, Ms. Lawrence is a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Northern Kentucky Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, serving as a District Vice President and a member of the Ohio Association for Justice. She is also a member of the American Association for Justice and as served as a Co-Chair of the da Vinci Robotic Surgical Litigation Group and previously as a board member of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group.  Ms. Lawrence has been a member of the Salmon P. Chase American Inn of Court. Ms. Lawrence previously served by appointment on the Ohio CLE Commission and on the Kentucky Supreme Court Committee on the Admission To The Bar.  She has also served as a board member for the Children's Law Center and has served on boards for various other organizations.

    Ms. Lawrence has been recognized for her accomplishments as an attorney by Super Lawyers and has been named as one of the Top 25 Women Attorneys in Kentucky. 

    She has also spoken on products liability and medical malpractice for a variety of professional organizations, including AAJ, OAJ, KJA, NKBA, CBA and Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court and co-authored an article on medical malpractice published in the Northern Kentucky Law Review. with her law practice Ms. Lawrence is involved in a wide variety of professional and volunteer activities. She has served as an adjunct professor at Chase College of Law and serves as a volunteer at moot court competitions, local non-profit organizations and has served as a volunteer for her children's activities and school. 

     

     

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 50%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Medical Devices, Products Liability

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007

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    About Jennifer Lawrence

    Admitted: 1997, Kentucky

    Professional Webpage: https://www.lawrencefirm.com/About/Jennifer-L-Lawrence.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • Top 25 Women Lawyers in Kentucky, Super Lawyers, 2017
    • Received honor of Top 25 Women Lawyers in Kentucky, Top 25 Women Lawyers in Kentucky, Super Lawyers, 2020
    • Received honor as Top 50 Lawyers in Kentucky, Top 50 Lawyers in Kentucky, Super Lawyers, 2020
    • Named to Top 25 Women Lawyers in Kentucky , Top 25 Women Lawyers in Kentucky, Super Lawyers, 2019
    • Named to Top 50 Super Lawyers in Kentucky, Top 50 Super Lawyers in Kentucky, Super Lawyers, 2019
    • Top 25 Women Lawyers in Kentucky, Super Lawyers, 2016
    • Top 25 Women Lawyers in Kentucky, Super Lawyers, 2018

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Duke Law Mass Tort Certification Program - March, 2019, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Seminar Chairperson for KJA Personal Injury Seminar, Northern Kentucky , 2018
    • Speaker AAJ Medical Malpractice/Birth Trauma Seminar, 2019
    • Speaker for Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association CLE Program on Effective Communications, 2019
    • Board Member - Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company of Kentucky, 2020
    • Moderator, AAJ Drugs & Devices, Annual Convention, Miami, Florida, 2019
    • Kentucky Bar Association (KBA), Member
    • Salmon P. Chase American Inn of Court, Member
    • Commission of Continuing Legal Education (Ohio), Past Board Member
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
    • Invited Guest Speaker, Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court, "Effective Techniques of Cross-Examination", 2018
    • AAJ da Vinci Robotic Surgical Litigation Group, Co-Chair
    • Invited Speaker, Kentucky Hearing Officers Seminar, "Effective Cross-Examination", 2017
    • Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), Member
    • Cincinnati Bar Association (CBA), Mock Trial Program, Member, Past Co-Chair
    • Children's Law Center, Board Member
    • Ohio
    • AAJ, Invited Lecturer, AAJ Seminar in Ireland on "Debuking Defenses in Placental Pathology" , 2018
    • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member
    • Admitted to United States Supreme Court, 2017
    • Kentucky Justice Association (KJA), Board Member
    • Northern Kentucky Bar Association (NKBA), Women's Law Section, Member, Past Chair
    • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Past Board Member of Alumni
    • OAJ Winter Convention, Invited Speaker, "Understanding Mass Torts", 2016
    • KJA, Moderator of CLE Program  on "Strategies in Damages" and spoke  on "Ethical Considerations in Damages" , 2018
    • Incoming President, Children's Law Center Board, 2018
    • Birth Trauma Litigation Group, Member, Past Board Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Speaker on Distracted Driving at Villa Madonna Academy, 2019
    • Outreach Committee, St. Joseph Church , 2018
    • Judge for Moot Court Competitions
    • Member, Children's Law Center Board, 2018
    • Member, Kenton County Library Board Foundation, 2018

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Professor, Salmon P. Chase College of Law
    • Authored an Article to be published by Kentucky Justice Association on product liability claims in Kentucky including the defenses to those claims. , Author, Products Liability Claims in Kentucky: Navigating the Roads Less Traveled, KJA Article, 2019
    • Co-Author, "Medical Malpractice: Understanding the Evolution: Rebuking the Revolution", Northern Kentucky Law Review, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Volume 25, Number 4
    • 2018 Article Published in KJA Advocate on "Civil Rule 8 and the Frantzke Effect" , Advocate, KJA

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Smith v. Huber in Clermont County   Verdict in excess of $2,400,000 for misdiagnosis of a child with an epidural hematoma.  Resulting injuries were partial hemiparesis and cognitive dysfunction resulting in anxiety. , 2010
    • Jane and John Joe v. John Doe Hospital and Jane Doe Physician
    • John Doe v. John Doe Hospital & John Doe Physician
    • Jane and John Joe v. John Doe Hospital and Jane Doe Physician

    Educational Background:

    • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, B.A. in Political Science, 1993
    • J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 1996

    Industry Groups

    • AAJ; KJA; OAJ
    • CBA
    • NKBA
    • Salmon P. Chase Inn Of Court
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    Office Location for Jennifer L. Lawrence

    606 Philadelphia Street
    Covington, KY 41011

    Phone: 859-578-9130

    Fax: 859-578-1032

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    Last Updated: 8/21/2020

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