About the Attorneys

Micheal Dorf

Michael Dorf received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Toledo in  1962.  Mr. Dorf graduated from University of Toledo College of Law in  1966.  Mr. Dorf has been practicing law for 44 years and has been  practicing in the area of Ohio workers’ compensation law virtually  full-time since 1972.  Mr. Dorf was listed at least once in the Best  Lawyers of America and Who’s Who in America.  Mr. Dorf is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Toldo Bar Association, Lucas County Bar Association, and the Ohio Association for Justice.




Steven Kalniz received a Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music (1991), He received a paralegal certificate from The University of  California Los Angeles (1994).  Mr. Kalniz graduated magna cum laude from the University of Toledo College of Law (2003) on a full scholarship where he was a member of law review and the Order of the Coif.  Mr. Kalniz worked as a paralegal in the field of workers’ compensation law from 1994 until 2003.  Mr. Kalniz has practiced law in the field of workers’ compensation since 2003. 

Mr. Kalniz is a member of the Toledo Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Ohio Association for Justice, the Lucas County Bar Association and the Toledo Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Committee.  Mr. Kalniz is the regional representative for the Ohio Association for Justice workers' compensation committee.




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