Howard Mishkind

Mishkind Kulwicki Law Co, LPA
23240 Chagrin Blvd Commerce Park Iv, Suite 101
Beachwood, OH 44122
(216) 595-1900

Mr. Mishkind is the founding shareholder of Mishkind Kulwicki Law Co., L.P.A. His practice is concentrated primarily in the area of personal injury litigation, consisting of the representation of injured patients and their families in medical malpractice, legal malpractice and catastrophic injuries arising out of motor vehicle and truck collisions. He has been a participant in numerous seminars locally and throughout the State of Ohio on matters relating to personal injury, medical malpractice and civil litigation. He has also made numerous appearances and presentations to various local schools and on several local radio and television stations. Mr. Mishkind is a former Adjunct Professor of Law at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he taught Medical Malpractice to upper level students. He continues to periodically be invited to provide guest lectures in the area of evidence and personal injury at the law school. He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, American Association for Justice (AAJ), the Ohio Academy of Justice (OAJ) and the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA). He has been recognized by his peers , as an accomplished plaintiff medical malpractice attorney, by Ohio Super Lawyers since 2006, which includes only 5% of the lawyers in Ohio. He has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America since 2012.

He has received an AV Preeminent rating, the Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards by Martindale-Hubbell through a rigorous peer review process since 1994. He has also received a 10/10 rating by AVVO and the Client's Choice Award in 2015 . He has chaired or co-chaired the Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association Annual Recognition Luncheon from 1992 through 2012 and was honored as Outstanding Alumnus of the Year in 2003. He serves on various committees of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, including the Court Rules Committee and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Certified Grievance Committee. He is also actively involved in issues concerning attorney ethics and has investigated and litigated claims against attorneys involving violations of the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct and has served as an expert witness in professional negligence matters. He takes great pride in fighting for justice for those injured by the wrongful conduct of others.

Percentage of Practice Devoted to Litigation



Ohio, 1980
U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1980
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1990
U.S. Supreme Court, 2008


Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D. - 1980
University of Cincinnati, B.B.A. magna cum laude - 1977


Personal Injury (Plaintiff)
Nursing Home
Motor Vehicle Accidents (Plaintiff)
Professional Malpractice Law
Class Actions (Plaintiff)


Emancipation from the Family Immunity Doctorate, American Business Law Journal, Vol 15 No. 3, 1978


Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Cleveland Academy of Trial Lawyers
Ohio Association for Justice (f/k/a Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers)
American Association for Justice
Ohio State Bar Association
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Visiting Committee, Emeritus Member, 2012 - Present