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John K. Rinehardt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Mansfield, OH

Rinehardt Law Firm
2404 Park Avenue West
Mansfield, OH 44906
Phone: 419-529-2020
Fax: 419-529-2717
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012, 2016 - 2022
Licensed in Ohio Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Devoted to helping the victims of wrongdoing obtain justice in the courts of Ohio, attorney John K. Rinehardt is partner of the Mansfield firm, Rinehardt Law Firm. In his extensive experience, Mr. Rinehardt has successfully handled cases where someone has been hurt or killed in cases involving defective products, unsafe industrial machines, reckless driving, vicious dog attacks, unguarded factory machine malfunctions, slip-and-falls, car crashes, truck wrecks, ATV injuries, electrocutions, nursing home neglect, and many other situations.

Mr. Rinehardt has more than 30 years of experience, representing clients who live or work in virtually every community in central and north central Ohio. As a testament to his experience, Mr. Rinehardt was certified as a civil trial advocate in March of 2001 and again in 2012 and 2016 by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

A graduate of Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Mr. Rinehardt is a member of the Richland County Bar Association, Ohio Association For Justice, Ohio State Bar Association, American Association for Justice, and the Central Ohio Association For Justice.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

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


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012, 2016 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About John K. Rinehardt

First Admitted: 1986, Ohio

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Pro bono/Community Service

  • Mid-Ohio Youth Mentoring, program sponsor
  • Lexington High School, Mock Trial program
  • Board member of the Richland County Humane Society, 2018
  • Richland County Humane Society
  • D.A.R.E., program sponser

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Central Ohio Association For Justice
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation Fellow, 2017
  • Member, Richland County Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Injury Board, 2016
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio
  • Member, Ohio Association For Justice

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, March, 2001
  • Recertified with National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2012


  • Award for highest client ratings and reviews., AVVO Client's Choice Award, 2015
  • Martindale-Hubble AV Preeminent
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, January, 2012
  • Peer rated for highest level of professional excellence, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, member, 2015


  • $5.2 million jury vedict for delay in diagnosis of rectal cancer of 35 year old man.  The verdict was the largest verdict in Franklin County for 2017 and the fifth largest in the state for that year.  , 2017
  • $1.8 million dollar settlement.  40 year old pedestrian was struck by a truck.  Liability was disputed.  , 2015
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Office Location for John K. Rinehardt

2404 Park Avenue West
Mansfield, OH 44906

Phone: 419-529-2020

Fax: 419-529-2717

Last Updated: 7/15/2021

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