Justin Knappick


Justin is a DBL Law partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group. He focuses primarily in the area of Commercial & Collections Litigation. Justin joined DBL Law in April of 2013 and is based in the firm’s Northern Kentucky office.

Justin obtained his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2011, where he graduated cum laude. In 2008, Justin graduated magna cum laude from the University of Dayton with a bachelor’s degree in Finance, and a minor in Political Science.

While in law school, Justin was a member of the Moot Court Honor Board and was named to the Dean’s Honor List. Additionally, during law school, Justin served as an Extern for the Hon. Thomas M. Rose at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Justin is admitted to practice law in Ohio and Kentucky. Justin and his family reside in Oakley, Ohio.

Honors & Distinctions
  • Kentucky Rising Star, Civil Litigation – Super Lawyers (2016-2020)
  • Henry Otterman Real Property Prize
  • Ohio State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Achievement Award
  • Moot Court Honor Board
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, Kentucky Bar Association
  • Vice Chair, Cincinnati Bar Association ADR Committee
Community Involvement
  • Member, Junior Achievement of OKI Partners Board of Directors
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
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J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, cum laude, 2011
B.S./B.A., University of Dayton, magna cum laude, 2008

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