Kevin L. Lenson

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Mayfield Heights, Ohio

Elk & Elk Co., Ltd.
Kevin L. Lenson
Elk & Elk Co., Ltd.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 1996

Education: The University of Toledo College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024
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Elk & Elk Co., Ltd.

6105 Parkland Boulevard
Suite 200
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124 Visit website


Kevin L. Lenson joined Elk & Elk Co., Ltd. in January 2010 and focuses his practice on auto accidents, workplace intentional torts and premises liability.

He passed the bar in 1996 and has worked for two plaintiffs' law firms in Northeast Ohio since. He earned his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 1992 and went on to earn his law degree from the University of Toledo in 1996.

Lenson's professional memberships include the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Ohio State Bar Association. He's married, has a daughter and two sons and resides in Solon.

Four words describe Lenson's greatest strength, he said: "I'm a people person."

"That's what I really enjoy the most about being a plaintiffs' lawyer," he said. "I really enjoy meeting and working with people, especially people I can help; people who have gone through struggles, unfortunate circumstances."

He said he takes "great care" with each and every client and it's his satisfaction in helping them see their way to a fair resolution that makes him most satisfied with his work.

"I think one of my greatest strengths is my ability to explain to people how the law works and how it applies to their specific situations," Lenson said. "I always deal with my clients on equal terms. If there's something they don't quite understand we work through it until they do."

Lenson said any effective client-lawyer relationship is built on a solid foundation of good communication.

"That's the only way to proceed. I mean, the most important aspect of doing this type of work is good, solid client communication."

He said aside from making sure his clients know the status of their cases, he likes to check up on their progress, health-wise, make sure their families are weathering the legal concerns in the wake of an unfortunate incident, and reassure them everything is going to be OK.

"That's how we level the playing field," he said. "Sometimes that's all it takes - a little time to listen, to explain about something. And, at the end of the day, that's what makes me feel like I've actually helped someone - that look of relief, understanding - and knowing I've helped someone through a very difficult time."

He said joining Elk & Elk Co., Ltd. and being able to use the firm's vast resources will only help him get that feeling more and more.

"Working with firm the size of Elk & Elk Co., Ltd. gives me an opportunity to handle a variety of cases all over the country and, as a result, to be able to help the most people."

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1996, Ohio

Professional Webpage:

  • Ohio Super Lawyers
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Cuyahoga County Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
Educational Background:
  • B.A. University of Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin, 1992
  • J.D. University of Toledo College of Law - Toledo, Ohio, 1996
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $650,000 – Motor vehicle accident results in serious injuries   Defendant failed to yield at a stop sign in Seneca County, causing an accident. Plaintiff suffered multiple injuries, including a fractured hip and head trauma., 2014
  • $555,000 – Our client was being transported in an ambulette and was not properly fastened. The client sustained a fractured leg and vertebrae.
  • $565,000 – Worksite accident where our client sustained a closed head injury and missed a significant amount of work following the accident. The client’s dump truck completely flipped over due to overloading at a construction site. Co-counsel: Oscar E. Rodriguez.
  • $425,000 – Motor vehicle accident results in multiple fractures, internal injuriesOur Client, a70-year-old male, was injured when he was pinned between his camper and another camper that was driven by the Defendant. The client sustained multiple fractures and internal injuries.
  • $350,000 – Motor vehicle accident results in fracture Plaintiff was involved in a head-on automobile accident in Ashtabula County. Client sustained a significant right heal fracture., 2005
  • $250,000 – Motor vehicle accident results in multiple injuries, surgeryDefendant failed to yield at a left turn and crashed into the Plaintiff as a result. Plaintiff suffered multiple injuries, including fractured left hip, facial contusions, bruising and an injury to the right arm. Client underwent surgery for the damages., 2010
  • $175,000 – Negligent supervision results in arm fractureHandicapped six-year-old girl was injured in an after school program after falling from playground equipment. We alleged negligent supervision. Plaintiff suffered a significant arm fracture including surgery., 2009
  • $100,000 – Motor vehicle accident results in broken ankle Defendant went left of center, causing Plaintiff to suffer a broken right ankle and bruises to left arm., 2010

Office location for Kevin L. Lenson

6105 Parkland Boulevard
Suite 200
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

Phone: 440-442-6677


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024

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