Charles Kettlewell



Charles  Kettlewell is admitted in Ohio and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio. He is also admitted in the District of Columbia.* His practice concentrates primarily on the field of legal ethics, legal malpractice, and personal injury.  For more information regarding his ethics practice, please visit

Charles Kettlewell is a member of the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility, APRL, and the Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Ohio Association for Justice and currently serves as the Ethics Chair for the Central Ohio Association for Justice.  Mr. Kettlewell is also a past-president of the Central Ohio Association for Justice.

*Mr. Kettlewell’s DC law license is currently inactive.

2013 Peer Voted – Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Established in 1955, The Fellows support the research of the American Bar Foundation. Membership in The Fellows is limited to one third of one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by Fellows in their jurisdiction and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation.

AV Preeminent Peer Rated in Martindale Hubbell since 2011.

Peer Voted 2012, 2016, and 2019 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Columbus for Ethics & Professional Responsibility Law.

Peer Voted 2010-Present for inclusion in Best Lawyers for Ethics & Professional Responsibility Law.

Peer Voted 2011- Present Top Lawyers in Columbus Business First.

Peer Voted 2012- Present Top Lawyers in Columbus CEO.

Voted Client’s Choice Winner on 2015, 2017, 2019.

2018 Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum 

Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 5000 members throughout the country.  Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

Capital University Law School, (1997-2000):  Juris Doctor

Recipient: Deans Scholarship

Elected to Beta Court of the Order of the Curia National Honorary Legal     



Ohio University (1994-1996) Bachelor of Arts (Sociology/Criminology)

Graduated Cum Laude

Member:  Alpha Kappa Delta International Honor’s Society


The Ohio State University (1991-1994) No Degree/Transferred to Ohio University

Member:  Honors Program



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