Title: Trial Team Coach
Since graduating from The University of Akron School of Law, Kevin W. Kita has accumulated invaluable experience in all aspects of litigation working for Cleveland based law firm Sutter O'Connell. He has first-chaired numerous jury trials and obtained favorable jury verdicts in three different states. On appeal, Kevin has presented arguments before Ohio's Sixth, Ninth and Tenth District Courts, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Ohio Supreme Court. While his professional experience spans a wide variety of legal matters, he has focused his practice primarily in the areas of products liability, automobile warranty, governmental liability, and general liability defense.
In addition to his professional achievements, Mr. Kita has been a dedicated trial advocacy instructor for the University. Since 2011, Kevin has been coaching the University's nationally acclaimed trail advocacy competition program, leading teams to a National Championship in 2014 and multiple Sixth Circuit Regional Championships in the process. Kevin also serves as an instructor and lecturer for the University's Summer Trial Academy and was invited to join the faculty at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy Training's 2016 Public Sector Trial Seminar in Cleveland, Ohio.