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Lawrence & Associates is a firm dedicated to helping the injured get just compensation through personal injury, workers’ compensation, and social security claims, and to helping the financially distressed get a fresh start through bankruptcy. We take pride in a reputation for customer satisfaction that sets us apart from other law firms. Lawrence & Associates serves all of the Greater Cincinnati area with locations in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, and in West Chester, Ohio.

Lawrence & Associates is a 21st century law firm, where modern technology makes your claim stand out from the crowd and improves your legal experience. You can set a free, confidential consultation with an attorney using video conferencing, chat, phone, or email, as well as setting a live, in-person consultation at our office. Our attorneys learn the inner workings of the insurance company’s software system to maximize claims, and use a web interface to send documents directly to judges and trustees to make your hearings as smooth, quick, and easy as possible.

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Learn more about the attorneys and staff at Lawrence & Associates below, and feel free to call us with any questions you may have about personal injury, workers’ compensation, bankruptcy, or social security. We look forward to meeting you.

Justin Lee Lawrence
Justin Lee Lawrence Partner (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Justin L. Lawrence is the managing partner of Lawrence & Associates, the successful law firm he founded in 2005. Along the way, Justin has started and built up the firm’s practice areas in personal injury, worker’s compensation, social security, wrongful death, and bankruptcy. Justin was also honored with the Alex P. Hotchkiss Award for outstanding Chapter Justice, and the Hoffman Chapter was awarded the international Stanley H. Kohn Award for best chapter.
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Peter Tripp
Peter Tripp Partner (513) 351-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Pete has started his legal career at Lawrence & Associates in March 2015. He is the head of the Workers’ Compensation practice at the firm. He is licensed to practice in Ohio and Kentucky, and he is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association.
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Danielle Lawrence
Danielle Lawrence Partner (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Danielle began her legal career at Lawrence & Associates in July 2015. She is the head of the Bankruptcy practice at the firm and practices in the area of Personal Injury. She graduated from Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2014 and was admitted to the Kentucky Bar in May 2015.
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Haley Stamm
Haley Stamm Associate (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Haley Stamm brings with her over ten years of legal experience in a variety of complex practice areas, in both federal and state law. She has years of experience as an Attorney Advisor to federal administrative law judges, working on claims for disability benefits under the Social Security Act and under federal workers’ compensation programs. As an associate attorney at Lawrence & Associates, she is excited to be able to use her prior experience to help injured workers fight for their workers’ compensation claims in Kentucky.
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Meagan Tate
Meagan Tate Associate (513) 351-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Meagan has joined our team in 2021 as a personal injury litigation and worker’s compensation associate attorney. Meagan graduated magna cum laude from NKU Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2010. While a student at Chase College of Law, Meagan was awarded the William H. Greaves Scholarship and was an award-winning member of the Chase National Trial Team. She is a 2007 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College where she attended on a full academic scholarship and earned a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in Psychology. Bar Admissions: Kentucky Bar Association State of Ohio: May 20. 2010 State of Kentucky: 2012 Federal Court of Eastern Kentucky Federal Court of Western Kentucky Federal Court of Southern Ohio
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Renata Xavier
Renata Xavier Associate (513) 351-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Renata has joined our team in 2021 as our associate social security and Ohio bankruptcy attorney. Renata has been a licensed attorney for nine years, previously she was an extern for Judge Jeffery Hopkins in the Ohio federal court system. She volunteered for Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and is the only attorney at Lawrence & Associates to have been licensed in two countries: America and Brazil.
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Karley Westermeyer
Karley Westermeyer HR Manager | Office Manager | Intake Specialist (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Hi! My name is Karley Westermeyer, I am an intake specialist and I’m the HR and office manager for our Fort Mitchell and West Chester’s offices. I started at the firm in August of 2016. Since then, the company has grown tremendously. Part of my daily work includes handling intake and outreach, human resources, payroll and managing our offices. My personal interests include photography, mountain biking, and dirt bike racing with my father and my husband. I won a championship in 2020 for motorcycle racing. If you’re ever at Lawrence & Associates, stop by my office to say “Hi!” I’d love to get to know you.
Adrienne Griffin
Adrienne Griffin Paralegal (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
My name is Adrienne Griffin and I am a paralegal with Lawrence & Associates. I work with Attorney Renata Xavier on social security cases and I also work with attorney Julie Myers on personal injury claims, making sure they have everything they need to do their best for their clients.
Phil Bell
Phil Bell Paralegal (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
My name is Phil Bell and I am a paralegal with Lawrence & Associates. I work with Attorney Haley Stamm, making sure she has everything she needs to do her best for her clients.
Jaimie Hagedorn
Jaimie Hagedorn Paralegal (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
My name is Jaimie Hagedorn and I am a paralegal working for Attorney Danielle Lawrence, one of the partners at the firm. I work out of our Ft. Mitchell office working with personal injury clients as well as bankruptcy clients. I love working first hand with our clients as they go through sometimes unexpected hardships in life. I take great pride in our clients cases making sure they progress as they should as well as truly caring about our clients and seeing them through this time in their life. Sometimes life throws us unexpected curve balls which can greatly impact our lives in the most unthinkable way. When this happens, I am proud of the way our firm is able to help people overcome these life challenges which is why I love working for Lawrence & Associates! When I am not working at Lawrence & Associates I enjoy spending my time with my three children, dog and boyfriend. I look forward to helping you with your personal injury case or bankruptcy case!
Catherine Casto
Catherine Casto Paralegal (513) 531-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
My name is Catherine Casto. I am the Medical Records Paralegal for the firm. I started here in August of 2019. I request and review medical and billing records for each case. More than likely, I will reach out to you for paperwork or treatment updates to make sure your case is handled as efficiently and swiftly as possible. When I am not at work, I spend my free time taking my children to their activities or working on homework.
Lynley Dunham
Lynley Dunham Paralegal (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
I am a paralegal in the Lawrence & Associates’ Fort Mitchell office, where I assist attorney Renata Xavier on Ohio social security claims. Prior to joining our team in 2019, I worked as a bankruptcy paralegal in Cincinnati. I enjoy meeting with and helping our clients with their legal claims, so please stop by and say “hi” if you are ever in our office.
Brittany Harmon
Brittany Harmon Paralegal (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Hi! My name is Brittany Harmon and I am a paralegal here at the West Chester office. I joined Lawrence and Associates back in August 2019 originally as our West Chester Receptionist. Currently I work with attorney Meagan Tate on Ohio Personal Injury cases. As a paralegal I work to support our clients and attorneys with claims, including drafting legal documents, scheduling appointments, filing legal documents and keeping our clients up to date on their claims. When I am not working here at Lawrence and Associates, I enjoy spending time with my family and diving into a good book.
Stella Gruen
Stella Gruen Paralegal (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
My name is Stella Gruen and I am a paralegal with Lawrence & Associates. I work with Attorney Haley Stamm, making sure she has everything she needs to do her best for her clients.
Mary Waldmann
Mary Waldmann Legal Assistant (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Hello, my name is Mary Waldmann. I started at Lawrence & Associates in July 2021. I work with Catherine Casto to obtain our clients medical records and bills. Prior to joining our team I worked in foreclosure and in financial aid at a small community college. I was impressed by the amazing reviews the firm has and am glad to be a part of the team. When I'm not in the office I enjoy spending time with my husband and taking my 2 yr old son to all the great parks that the tri-state area has to offer.
Angelina Hill
Angelina Hill Paralegal (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Hello! My name is Angelina Hill and I am a paralegal at Lawrence & Associates at West Chester. I joined Lawrence and Associates in July 2021. I work with attorney Peter Tripp, making sure we do our best for each client and keep the client up to date on what is going on with their case.
Alaa Ghaben
Alaa Ghaben Legal Marketing Coordinator | Intake Specialist (513) 351-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Alaa joined our team as the LCM in 2021. In that role, she handles our advertising, social media and marketing needs. She also helps the intake team get clients set up with free attorney consultations and helps answer any questions clients have about their first meeting with their attorney.
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Nicholas Matalka
Nicholas Matalka Bookkeeper (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Nicholas has joined our team earlier this year as our bookkeeper. He is in charge of getting clients their checks after their cases are closed and he handles the firm’s bills and payments.
Mackenzie King
Mackenzie King Receptionist (859) 371-5997 info@lawrencelaws.com
Hello! My name is Mackenzie King, I am the receptionist at the Fort Mitchell office. In addition to working here I am a senior in college and a devoted cat mom. I do a little bit of everything here at the office, but my main goal is to always make sure our clients are taken care of. I love watching true crime tv shows and reading a good mystery novel.
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