Victor P. Kademenos

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Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Sandusky, OH

Kademenos, Wisehart, Hines, Dolyk & Wright Co. LPA
 | 502 West Washington Street, Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-7770
Fax: 419-625-8552
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • Greek
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    After more than 40 years practicing law, Victor P. Kademenos still loves the hands-on work he does for clients every day. As he has reiterated to his entire staff,  " When a client comes through my door, they deserve their own individual attention.” Kademenos approaches each workers’ compensation or personal injury case with the same consideration and care as though he were representing a member of his family.

    He is committed to treating each client with the compassion and respect he or she deserves. He makes it a priority to listen to their concerns and needs. He gives them a voice so that they can be heard and receive fair compensation that will help rebuild their lives following an injury.

    Kademenos has won numerous awards for his legal knowledge and professionalism. He also has held leadership positions in his field, including serving as chairman of the Ohio State Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Committee. He is a board certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist and also served on the Special Legislative Committee for Workers’ Compensation Legislation in the state of Ohio.

    His extensive experience as a personal injury attorney and a leader in Ohio workers’ compensation law allows him to provide the highest quality representation for personal injury and workers’ compensation claims.

    Prior to becoming a lawyer, Kademenos grew up as the son of Greek immigrant parents who taught him the value of education and hard work. He began his undergraduate studies at Ohio University in their pre-med program. Following some soul searching, he decided to pursue another path. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics with Honors. Though accepted to medical school at Ohio State University, Kademenos followed his heart and went on to earn a law degree from Ohio State University.

    Upon graduation, Victor Kademenos served as a Captain in the United States Army Adjutant General Corps. His first position as a civilian attorney was as an associate with the firm of Calhoun and Benzin located in Mansfield, Ohio. William Calhoun, an ex-FBI agent, had founded the firm in 1946. Kademenos took over as senior partner in 1991. He then expanded the practice into Sandusky, Port Clinton, and Delaware. In 2017, the law firm of Doly & Zeiher, excellent local attorneys, merged and the new name is Kademenos, Wisehart, Hines, Dolyk & Zeiher Co. LPA. An office in Vermilion has also been added.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021

    Certificates and Credentials

    Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist

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    About Victor Kademenos

    Admitted: 1971, Ohio

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    • Recognized for excellence in field of Workers' Compensation Law by peers in the legal community. , Top 100 Trial Lawyers of Ohio, Cleveland Magazine, 2013
    • Chosen for outstanding contributions in field of Workers' Compensation. , Fellow in College of Workers's Compensation, College of Workers' Compensation, 2009
    • Awarded every year since 2015., Top 1% Distinguished Counsel, National Association of Distinguished Counsel

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Workers Compensation Specialist, The Ohio Supreme Court State Bar Association

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Ottawa County Bar Association
    • Ohio, 1972
    •  Chairman of Workers' Compensation Committee, Ohio State Bar Association, 2003
    • Member, Litigation Section, American Association for Justice
    • Member Erie County Bar Association
    • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Workers' Compensation Section, American Association for Justice
    • Hearing Officer for School Superintendent Terminations, 2008
    • Member Ohio State Bar Foundation
    • Member, Richland County Bar Association, 1972 - Present
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1972
    • Member, Legislative Committee, Ohio State Bar Association
    • Past President Erie County Bar Association
    • Hearing Officer School Superintendent Terminations, 2009

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Richland County Bar Association Legal Aid, 1975 - 1976

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Workers' Compensation Seminars Ohio State Bar Association
    • Workers' Compensation Seminar, National Business Institute
    • Speaker annual Akron Bar Association Workers' Compensation seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Speaker Ohio State Bar Association Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar, Cancun, Mexico
    • Speaker Ohio State Bar Association Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico


    • $1million settlement for client injured in motor vehicle accident in which he was t-boned by a truck., 2018

    Educational Background:

    • The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, J.D. with Distinction, 1971
    • Ohio State University, Athens, Ohio, B.A. in Political Science & Economics, With Honors, Dean's List, Phi Beta Kappa, 1968

    Industry Groups

    • Industrial
    • non-industrial
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    502 West Washington Street
    Sandusky, OH 44870

    Phone: 419-625-7770

    Fax: 419-625-8552

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