Kevin Hoskins


Kevin is a partner at DBL Law, practicing in the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Government Advocacy & Economic Development sections. His practice focuses on cases involving business disputes, real estate and development issues, product liability claims, and job-related claims, such as Title VII discrimination and retaliation.

Kevin represents clients before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.  He has successfully tried bench and jury trials in several states. Kevin also serves as general counsel to a national restoration company.

Kevin obtained his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and a B.B.A. with a double major in Finance and Organizational Behavior and Business Policy from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. In law school, Kevin was named to the Dean’s Honors List and Law Review, and he served as an instructor at Cincinnati’s Withrow High School through UC’s Street Law Program.

Kevin is on the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati Parks Foundation and previously served on the Board of Advisors for the University of Cincinnati Goering Center. He has been recognized as a Rising Star in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine every year since 2012 and participated in Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce’s C-Change Class of 2013. Kevin is active with Cincinnati’s Catholic Inner-City Schools Education Fund and was awarded the Cincinnati Business Courier Forty Under 40 Award in 2015. He resides in Mt. Lookout with his family.

Honors & Distinctions
  • Cincinnati Business Courier Forty Under 40 Award Winner, 2015
  • Selected for the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce’s C-Change Class of 2013
  • Ohio Rising Star, Business Litigation – Super Lawyers (2012 – 2016)
  • 2002 and 2004 Dean’s Honors List
Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Inn of Court
  • Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association
Community Involvement
  • Member, Cincinnati Parks Foundation Board of Directors
  • “Labor and Employment Issues” – HR 100 Group, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
  • Ohio Mock Trial, Judge
  • Author, Unpaid Internships:  Are They Legal or Not?, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Co-Author, Survey of Kentucky Business Torts: Intentional Interference and Fraudulent Misrepresentation. 33 NKU L. REV. 313
  • Co-Author, Ohio Construction Law (HLK Global Communications, 2017)
  • United States Supreme Court
  • State of Ohio
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
11DBL Attorney Kevin Hoskins
(513) 639-7671


J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2004
B.B.A., Southern Methodist University, 2001

Practice Areas

Employment & Labor
Government Advocacy & Economic Development
Litigation & Dispute Resolution