Victor P. Kademenos

Top rated workers' compensation attorney in Sandusky, Ohio

Kademenos, Wisehart, Hines, Dolyk & Wright Co. LPA
Victor P. Kademenos
Kademenos, Wisehart, Hines, Dolyk & Wright Co. LPA

Practice Areas: Workers' compensation, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 1971

Education: The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Greek, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

Kademenos, Wisehart, Hines, Dolyk & Wright Co. LPA

502 West Washington Street
Sandusky, OH 44870 Visit website


For more than 40 years, Attorney Kademenos has worked tirelessly for his clients, as though they were family members.  

He is a certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation by the Ohio State Bar. Attorney Kademenos has fought in local courts as well as the Ohio Supreme Court and won. Victor KademeneKademenos 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 has also served on the Special Legislative Committee for Workers’ Compensation Legislation in the state of Ohio..  

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.


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, Mansfield Vermillion, Huron, and Norwalk. In 2017, the law firm of Doly & Zeiher, excellent local attorneys, merged and the new name is Kademenos, Wisehart, Hines, Dolyk & Wright Co. LPA. 

Practice areas

Workers' compensation: claimant, 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

  • 80% Workers' compensation: claimant
  • 20% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1971, Ohio

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

Office location for Victor P. Kademenos

502 West Washington Street
Sandusky, OH 44870

Phone: 419-625-7770


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