Kalynne is a member of the firm’s Construction Practice Group and focuses her practice on construction law and related litigation. She has represented clients in construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings related to disputes involving defects and workmanship issues, delay and other schedule-related claims, payment disputes, as well as the perfection and foreclosure of mechanic’s liens. Kalynne also has experience in complex commercial litigation, labor and employment law and insurance recovery. She has significant experience in multiple aspects of litigation, including managing pre-litigation disputes, research, discovery and trial. Kalynne is a part-time instructor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where she educates law students on trial advocacy skills, including, preparing for opening statements, direct examinations, cross-examinations and closing arguments.


    • Assisted in trial cases involving commercial construction disputes, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, and employment compliance. 
    • Responsible for trial preparations, including, voir dire, motions in limine, witness examinations, exhibits, trial briefs and jury instructions
  • Education

    • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 2017
    • The Ohio State University, B.S., 2010


    • State of Ohio
  • Professional Affiliations

    • FDCC Ladder Down, Cleveland Program—Class of 2021
    • Cleveland State Law Review—Managing Editor (2016-2017)
    • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Trial Team—Member (2014-2016)
    • Academic Standards Committee—Student Representative (2015-2016)
    • Black Law Students Association—Executive Board Member, Treasurer (2014-2015)
    • Named to The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" list in the area of Construction Law (2022)
    • CALI Award- Excellence for the Future in Civil Litigation Clinic—Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (2017)
    • “In the “Best Interests” of the Disabled: Legislating Morality and the Power to Initiate Support Orders for Disabled Adults in Ohio,” 65 Cleveland State Law Review 455 (2017)