Biography

Don Klekamp's practice is concentrated in general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, succession planning and finance areas, and includes representation of numerous corporations, real estate developers, and small and medium size businesses. He has been successful in helping to nurture developing businesses and with assisting these businesses in selling their securities to the public in initial public offerings. He recently established the Donald P. Klekamp Professorship of Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and was instrumental in providing funding for the acquisition and remodeling of the Donald P. Klekamp Community Law Center as the new location of the Legal Aid Society, which provides legal services to the poor and disadvantaged in a five county area.

Professional and Community Involvement

American Association of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta

Cincinnati Bar Association

Cincinnati Bar Foundation, Trustee, 2008

Ohio State Bar Association

Village of Indian Hill, Council, Mayor

Queen City Club and Commercial Club

Legal Aid Society, Trustee and President (2008-2009)

Life Issues Institute Corp., Director

Xavier University, Board of Trustees

Cincinnati Citizens Police Association, former President

Cincinnati Eye Institute Foundation Board of Directors, member

Awards & Recognition

Leader of Vision Award, Cincinnati Eye Institute Foundation, 2015

Insignis Award, St. Xavier High School, 2010

Lifetime Achievement in Law Award, Cincinnati Bar Foundation, 2007

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 1995-2019

Named to Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004-2011

Faith In Action Award, The Council of Christian Communions, 2006

Family Protection Award, The National Coalition for the Protection of Children & Families, 2005

Distinguished Alumnus Award, Xavier University, 2002

The Francis Award, The Friars Club, 2002

Trustee Award, Cincinnati Bar Association, 2001

Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1993

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Education

J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1957

A.B., Xavier University, 1954, cum laude

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