Michael P. Karst

Michael P. Karst

Westlake, Ohio
216-592-8364 (Local)
888-341-5854 (Toll Free)

Michael P. Karst is an associate with JKFM Law.  Like all attorneys at JKFM Law, Michael devotes his entire practice to civil litigation.  Michael helps employees and individuals resolve their wrongful termination and personal injury cases. He investigates and litigates cases involving discrimination, harassment, negligence, and intentional misconduct. Michael routinely fights on behalf of his clients against major insurance companies, Fortune 500 companies, and their well-funded attorneys.

Michael graduated cum laude from the University of Akron School of Law.  While in law school, Michael travelled the country competing as a top advocate on the nationally ranked Akron Law Mock Trial Team.  Upon completion of his coursework, Michael was awarded a Certificate in Litigation as recognition of his achievements in litigation.

Michael is licensed to practice before the Ohio Supreme Court and the both Federal District Courts of Ohio. He is a member of the Akron Bar Association, Ohio Association for Justice and Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys.

In his free time, Michael is an avid basketball fan (Butler Bulldogs, Utah Jazz) and enjoys exploring all that Northeast Ohio has to offer. Michael prides himself on the personal attention given to each of his clients. He strives to return calls and e-mails on the same day and ensure that his client's questions are always answered before they leave the office. To contact Michael or any of the JKFM Law attorneys to set up your free consultationClick Here.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2013


  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • Juris Doctorate cum laude - May, 2013
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - May, 2010
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Electronic Media

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio Association for Justice

Pro Bono Activities

  • University of Akron School of Law - Trial Team Coach
  • Ohio Center for Legal Education - Mock Trial Judge