Lindsay A. Lawrence

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio

Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima
Lindsay A. Lawrence
Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 2010

Education: Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2022

Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima

3734 Eastern Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45226 Visit website


Lindsay A. Lawrence is an attorney with Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima, which has office locations in Lebanon, West Chester, Cincinnati and Oxford, Ohio, as well as in Florence, Kentucky. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than five years of total legal experience, Ms. Lawrence focuses her practice primarily on personal injury law, and she delivers unmatched advocacy and support to clients across her region who are suffering as a result of any of the following:

·       Medical negligence

·       Birth injuries

·       Traumatic brain injuries

·       Spinal cord injuries

·       Paralysis

·       Wrongful death

A native of Cincinnati, Ms. Lawrence has a genuine concern for the legal issues that affect the members of her community, and she has obtained substantial amounts of compensation for her plaintiff injury clients. Whether fighting for her clients in court or negotiating favorable terms outside of the courtroom, she maintains an unwavering focus on protecting her clients' rights and entitlements at all turns, and she has gained a reputation for her passion and tenaciousness as well as her remarkable compassion and integrity.

Honored for her impeccable professionalism, Ms. Lawrence has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as recognition from her peers as being among the top 2.5% of lawyers in her region. She has also received a Top 40 Under 40   designation  from the National Trial Lawyers along with many awards for her outstanding service to those in need throughout her community.

A 2012 graduate of the University of Florida, Ms. Lawrence obtained her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad Law Center in 2015. While there, she was a semi-finalist with the American Association for Justice National Trial Advocacy Competition, and she won Best Overall Brief at the Child Welfare & Adoption Law National Moot Court Competition. She also received honors from the National Order of Barristers in recognition of her excellence in Trial Advocacy.

Ms. Lawrence is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and the Eastern District of Kentucky, the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents

  • 90% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2010, Ohio

Professional Webpage:

Representative Clients:
  • Wrongful Death 
  • Birth Injuries 
  • Minors 
  • Catastrophic injury 
  • Families 
  • Traumatic brain injury 
  • Incapacitated adults 
White Papers:
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • United States Supreme Court , 2017
  • United States Court of Appeals - 6th Circuit , 2019
  • Eastern District of Kentucky , 2017
  • United States District Court - Northern District of Ohio , 2014
  • United States District Court - Southern District of Ohio , 2010
  • , F. Scott Baldwin Trial Lawyer Award , American Association for Justice , 2021
  • , President's Award, Ohio Association for Justice, 2021
  • Leadership Academy - Class 6, Leadership Academy - Class 6, American Association for Justice , 2018
  • National Champions, Best Overall Brief, Child Welfare & Adoption Law Competition, 2008
  • Selected to participate in the prestigious Leadership Academy for the American Association for Justice. , Leadership Academy, American Association for Justice, 2019
  • Received the Excellence Award for my commitment and efforts in helping the American Association for Justice, a national trial lawyers organization that serves to protect consumers. , AAJ NLD Excellence Award, American Association for Justice, 2016
  • Semi-Finalist National Trial Advocacy Competition, American Association for Justice, 2009
  • Anderson High School Athletic Hall of Fame , 1998
  • Cincinnati’s Finest Under Fifty honors some of the area’s most accomplished men and women who are selected on the basis of their activity in the community and success in their careers., Cincinnati's Finest Under Fifty, Cincinnati Cystic Fibrosis Foundation , 2018
  • Semi-Finalist National Trial Advocacy Competition, American Association for Justice , 2008
  • For her dedication and service to the NLD of the AAJ as Co-Chair of the Fundraising Committee. , Centurion Award, American Association for Justice - NLD, 2017
  • $1,000,000 medical malpractice verdict Kenton County, Kentucky.  Non-economic damage award of $1,000,000 for injuries our client sustained after suffering an IV extravasation of D50 - a medication given for hypoglycemia during a routine colonoscopy. , 2023
  • $825,000 verdict in Warren County, Ohio in a personal injury matter. , 2020
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court - Treasurer, 2023
  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law Alumni Chair , 2023
  • Ohio Association for Justice - Secretary, 2022
  • Ohio Association for Justice - Treasurer, 2023
  • Kentucky Bar Association - member 
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2015
  • Cincinnati Bar Association - member 
  • Supreme Court of Ohio, 2010
  • Cincinnati Bar Association - Young Lawyers Section  co-chair Mock Trial Committee
  • American Association for Justice - member
  • Ohio Association for Justice - Board of Trustees 
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association - member 
  • Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court - Executive Committee
  • Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers Association - member
  • Kentucky Justice Association - member 
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • American Association for Justice - community service project Montreal, Canada , 2015
  •  Volunteer Lawyers Project Divorce Clinic  
  • Divorce/dissolution 
  • Probate

Office location for Lindsay A. Lawrence

3734 Eastern Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45226

Phone: 513-496-0134


2 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2022

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