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Michael A. Saltzer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

Kisling Nestico & Redick LLC
312 Walnut St., Suite 2320
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-221-0499
Fax: 513-635-2275
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009, 2016 - 2023
Licensed in Ohio Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Michael A. Saltzer is a personal injury attorney at the law firm of Kisling Nestico & Redick LLC in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Saltzer has over 30 years of legal experience and handles personal injury cases involving motor vehicle accidents, insurance law, medical negligence, motorcycle accidents, nursing home negligence, premises liability and wrongful death. He represents clients in Cleveland and throughout Ohio. 

During his career, Mr. Saltzer has tried many complex personal injury cases, resulting in successful outcomes for injured Ohio residents and their families. He is board certified as a civil trial advocate and civil pretrial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. His success has earned him membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization comprised of attorneys who have secured verdicts or settlements of $1 million or more for their clients. 

Mr. Saltzer is active in his legal and local communities. In the past, he has taught continuing legal education courses on personal injury and litigation topics for the National Business Institute. He is an active member of the Ohio Association for Justice and has been a member of the Akron Bar Association Certified Grievance Committee and Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee.

In 1985, Mr. Saltzer graduated cum laude from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, with a bachelor’s degree. He went on to earn his law degree from the University of Akron School of Law in 1988. He holds a license to practice law before all Ohio state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Insurance Coverage
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Insurance, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009, 2016 - 2023

Certificates and Credentials

About Michael A. Saltzer

First Admitted: 1988, Ohio

Professional Webpage:


  • , Ohio Super Lawyer, 2008-2009, 2016-2021
  • , Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Invited Member, 1998-Present
  • AmJur Award-Civil Procedure, Lawyers Co-Operative Publishing Company, 1986
  • Outstanding Student Evidence Award, Banks Baldwin Publishing, 1987


  • Harsev Dhillon vs. Lori Kilpeck, Adm., et al. (Cuy. Cty. 2017)
  •  19-cv-01132-JGC Metropolitan Group Property and Casualty Insurance Company vs Motorist Mutual Insurance Company, et al, US District Court, Northern District.
  • Pittman vs. Boley (Ohio App. 7th Dist. 1991)
  • Grange Mutual Casualty Co. vs. Dague (Ohio App. 5th Dist. 1991)
  • Sphere Drake Ins. Co. vs. Ross (Ohio App. 9th Dist. 1992)
  • Mehl vs. Motorists Mutual ins. Co. (Ohio App. 9th Dist. 1992)
  • Wilson vs. Wayne Mutual Ins. Co. (Ohio App. 9th Dist. 1993)
  • Sczepaniak vs. Steadman (Ohio App. 9th Dist. 1995)
  • Shipley vs. Johnson (Ohio App. 5th Dist. 1995)
  • McGeorge vs. Motorist Mutual (Ohio App. 5th Dist 1998)
  • Barnoff vs. Progressive Insurance Co. (Ohio App. 5th Dist. 1998)
  • Barnoff vs. Progressive Insurance Co. (Ohio App. 5th Dist. 1999)
  • Ethridge vs. Executive Caterers, (Ohio App. 8th Dist. 1999)
  • Maria Navarro vs. Utilicon (Cuy. Cty. C.P. 2000)
  • Akron Bar Assoc. vs. Bojonell, 724 N.E. 2nd 401 (Ohio Supreme Court 2000)
  • Addie vs. Linville (Ohio App. 8th Dist. 2002)
  • Rucker vs. State Auto Mutual Insurance Co., (Ohio App. 8th Dist. 2003)
  • Shterenberg v. American States Insurance Co., (Ohio App. 8th Dist. 2003)
  • Wilma Barniak vs. Mark Binstock, M.D. (Cuy. Cty. C.P. 2007)
  • Robert Mays vs. Anthony Palumbo (Cuy. Cty. C.P. 2007)
  • Robinson, Adm. vs. Cedarwood Plaza Nursing Home (Cuy. Cty. C.P. 2007)
  • Jonathan Colon vs. Truly Blessed Trucking, Inc. ( Cuy. Cty. C.P. 2008)
  • Muniz, Adm. vs. GCRTA (Cuy. Cty. C.P. 2009)
  • Dana Lim vs. Delta Upsilon (Portage Cty. C.P. 2009)
  • Bruce Johnson, Adm. vs. Tanmay Lal, M.D. (Summit Cty. C.P. 2009)
  • Vicki Austin vs. Cleveland Clinic Health System (Cuy. Cty. C.P. 2010)
  • Christopher Fragua, Adm. vs Pearl Leasing Co. LLC (Cuy. Cty. 2014)
  • John Sabolich, Jr. vs. Erie Banks Emergency Physicians, et al. (Cuy. Cty 2014)
  • Gillman, Adm., vs. Manor Care (Cuy. Cty. Probate Ct. 2015 EST. 209297)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Investigating Subrogation Liens and The Ethical Implications, National Business Institute, 2013
  • Effectively Using Economists and Vocational Experts In Trial, National Business Institute, 2008
  • Trying The Personal Injury Case, National Business Institute, 2009
  • Anatomy and Physiology 101 for Attorneys, National Business Institute, 2010
  • Damages In Personal Injury Litigation, National Business Institute, 2011
  • Overview of Liens, Subrogation and Assignments, National Business Institute, 2012

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Grievance Committee, Akron Bar Association (Investigative Subcommittee) 1992-1998
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Akron Bar Association, 1992-1998

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), 1988-present
  • American Bar Association, 1988
  • Ohio State Bar Association, 1988

Educational Background

  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio B.S.C. cum laude, 1985

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy, 2012
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA), 2008
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Office Location for Michael A. Saltzer

312 Walnut St.
Suite 2320
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: 513-221-0499

Fax: 513-635-2275

Last Updated: 8/29/2022

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