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Kevin M. Hinkel

200 Public Square, Suite 3000 Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Firm: Frantz Ward LLP
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Frantz Ward LLP

Years In Practice

Phone Number (216) 515-1660
    Kevin Hinkel represents closely held and family businesses regarding the formation of corporations and general business matters. He assists corporations and shareholders in the resolution of business disputes.

    Kevin’s significant experience in real estate law includes representing real estate development companies and property owners for more than three decades. He has addressed property tax valuation issues at local Boards of Revision, Ohio Board of Tax Appeals, Court of Common Pleas, Court of Appeals and the Ohio Supreme Court. He regularly counsels property owners and qualified intermediaries regarding Section 1031 “like-kind” property exchanges. 

    Kevin is a member of the Supreme Court of Ohio’s Commission on Professionalism Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring program. A member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, serving on its Real Estate Institute Planning Committee since 1999. Kevin is the Vice Chair of the 2014 Real Estate Institute. He is a frequent speaker at Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, National Business Institute, and title company events.

    Kevin has advised St. Ignatius High School in various capacities, including serving on the school’s Board of Regents, of which he is a past Chairman; past Chairman of the Presidential Search Committee; and past President of the Alumni Council. Kevin is the recipient of the St. Ignatius Founders' Award for 2015.  Kevin is a member of John Carroll University’s Athletic Hall of Fame and has previously served as President of the John Carroll University Blue Gold Club.


What legal services does this lawyer offer?
  • 2015 St. Ignatius High School Founders' Award
  • Recognized by Inside Business Magazine as a Leading Lawyer in Northeast Ohio from 2008 thru 2012
  • Selected for inclusion in Ohio's Super Lawyers® (2006, 2007, 2009-2010, 2015-2018) in the area of Closely Held Business Law
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2008
  • Awarded by his peers Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating of AV® Preeminent™ status in both legal ability and ethical standards
Cleveland State University, J.D.
Graduated 1980
John Carroll University, BSBA
Graduated 1977
Contact Details and Office Locations
200 Public Square, Suite 3000
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
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