Denman & Lerner Co., L.P.A.

Practice Areas

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Personal Injury

Denman & Lerner has been representing injury victims since its inception in 1971 and has earned an excellent reputation in the area of injury law. We provide aggressive and compassionate representation on behalf of all our clients. When you or a family member suffer any serious injury, you need an attorney with experience regarding all the legal issues and all the medical issues involved in your case. No matter how simple or complex the injury, our firm will provide you with the best opportunity for full and fair compensation for your injuries.

The trial attorneys at Denman & Lerner have earned an outstanding reputation for aggressive advocacy with a personal approach to each client. While we regularly obtain substantial dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients, we do not lose sight of the fact that each one of our clients is dealing with a unique situation that requires personal attention.


Workers’ Compensation

Denman & Lerner has extensive experience in workers’ compensation law. You are generally entitled to compensation for any injury or illness that occurs while you are working. Because this is an area of the law about which there are many misconceptions, it is crucial that you hire an attorney with specific experience in handling workers’ compensation claims. Our firms attorneys have vast experience handling workers’ compensation claims and appeals both at the administrative and court levels.


Medical Malpractice / Medical Negligence

Medically negligent mistakes by doctors, nurses and hospital personnel can be devastating, often resulting in permanent injury or death. Denman & Lerner Co., L.P.A. has a quality reputation in the field of medical malpractice litigation. In serving victims of negligent medical care, our attorneys have become experienced in many areas of malpractice, including hospital negligence, failure to diagnose, childbith injuries, surgical errors, wrongful dissemination of medical records and nursing negligence.


Social Security

At Denman & Lerner, we understand that successfully obtaining benefits under Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can be very challenging without assistance. Because most initial claims are denied, there are many setbacks and delays that disabled individuals simply cannot afford. Our firm recognizes the obstacles presented when a Social Security Claim is filed and has effectively maneuvered our clients through the process time and again. If you would like the assurance of an experienced Social Security attorney, please contact us for a free consultation.


Domestic Relations/Family Law

At Denman & Lerner Co., L.P.A., the practice of domestic relations law has been an integral part of the firm since its founding in 1971. Our firm practices domestic relations law throughout Ohio in trial and appellate courts, as well as the Supreme Court of Ohio.

Specifically, we provide legal counsel on an variety of family law matters including pre-nuptial agreements, divorce, dissolution and post-decree matters. We respect that our clients are in a time of need, and are available for free consultations in the areas of Custody, Property Division, Spousal Support, Child Support, Parental Rights, Business Valuation and Domestic Violence.



Individuals often find themselves buried in debt. This debt arises in various ways, including job losses and layoffs, medical issues, and divorce. In many cases the debt leaves these people depressed and the related stress can be horrible. You may find yourself worrying about saving your home and saving your car and other assets as well as how to restore the good credit you once had. A bankruptcy filing can be used to help achieve these goals. Our firm is available for a free consultation to determine if bankruptcy is an appropriate solution for your financial problems.


Criminal Defense / DUI

Denman & Lerner has extensive experience in defending individuals charged with various Federal, State, and Municipal criminal offenses. Our attorneys have handled cases that are as simple as minor misdemeanor speeding tickets and as complex as first degree felony cases such as aggravated homicide. We also have significant experience in handling OVI/DUI cases at the misdemeanor and felony level. We understand that no matter what the severity of your current charges are, your life and liberty are at stake. As such, our firm offers the same level of professionalism in every matter we handle.


Corporate / Business

Denman & Lerner represents small to large businesses, including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and sole proprietors. We effectively assist our clientele in structuring their business and advising what type of business formation is right for them, including Limited Liability Companies, S-Corporations and Partnerships. Business litigation services include shareholder disputes, contract claims, corporate collection matters, trade secret disclosures, non-compete violations and franchisee/franchisor agreement.


Estates, Wills, Trusts, Guardianship

Denman & Lerner provides representation on a variety of probate and estate planning matters. These matters include preparation of wills, living wills, powers of attorney, trusts, and related financial planning documents. We also provide advice and counsel regarding probate estates and guardianships, both of minors and adults.


Denman & Lerner Co., L.P.A.
8039 Broadmoor Road
Mentor, Ohio 44060

phone (440) 951-6666
toll free 1-866-951-1666
fax (440) 951-6417