Ingo Lenßen

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Ingo Lenßen at the German Television Prize 2012

Ingo Wilhelm Paul Lenßen (born January 2, 1961 in Krefeld ) is a German lawyer and specialist lawyer for criminal law . He became known as a TV actor .


Ingo Lenßen at the Radio Regenbogen Award 2019

Lenßen played ice hockey as a youth in the youth team of the Krefeld EV . He studied law from 1982 to 1986 at the University of Konstanz . In the 1986/87 season he was also active as an ice hockey player in the position of attacker in the fourth-class Regionalliga Süd-West for the EC Konstanz ; for whose team he also appeared as a coach. Later - at least the 1994/95 season - he worked as head coach of the Swiss amateur club EHC Kreuzlingen . After a legal clerkship in a law firm in Rio de Janeiro in 1988 and his exam as an assessor in 1989, he studied European Studies from 1989 to 1990 at the European Institute of Saarland University in Saarbrücken . When he was admitted to the bar in 1990, he worked in the law firm Müller, Lenßen, Beck in Meersburg . There he worked as a partner until 2003 . In his own law firm in Bodman-Ludwigshafen , he works as a specialist lawyer for criminal law and also works in the areas of marriage, family and inheritance law. Recently he has also been working as a player advisor for Brazilian soccer players. In future, he will primarily look after the players in the 2nd Bundesliga and 3rd soccer league .

In March 2019, Lenßen became a new member of the DEL arbitration tribunal.


Lenßen first played in the Sat.1 series Richter Alexander Hold . From March 2003 to November 2009 he had his own series with Lenßen & Partner , in which he investigated as a lawyer in advance of a negotiation or hired detectives to observe people. After the cancellation of his series, he worked again regularly in Judge Alexander Hold from May 2010 . A feature film produced in 2009 with the title Lenßen - The Film was shown for the first time in January 2011 on Sat.1. In 2012 Lenßen stood in front of the camera for his series Lenßen at the new location in Essen. On March 18, 2012, he made a guest appearance on Sport1 . Since 2014 he has had two new programs on Sat.1 Gold called Ingo Lenßen: Your judgment please! and Lenßen enlightened! . Since 2015 he has been live in the Lenßen broadcasts - The legal speaking hour and Safe is safe - the service magazine with Ingo Lenßen .


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motto Law. Easy. Current.
description Internet portal on the subject of law
Registration No
languages German
owner Advopedia GmbH (Managing Directors: Ingo Lenßen and Jens Doka )
Published 2014

Since the end of 2014 Lenßen has been running the Internet portal Advopedia with the TV group ProSiebenSat.1 , where a team of authors gives legal tips, reports on court rulings and clarifies legal questions. In addition, the episodes of the series in which Lenßen participated or was involved are put online for viewing on the page. The seat of Advopedia GmbH in Unterföhring . In addition to attorney Ingo Lenßen, the managing director of the GmbH is the CPO of ProSiebenSat.1 Digital GmbH Jens Doka , who is also managing director of .

social commitment

Lenßen supports the drug prevention initiative Respect Yourself as a patron . Together with the former Minister of Justice Ulrich Goll , Lenßen took over the patronage of the first youth civil courage award 2011 of the state of Baden-Württemberg .

He was also involved in the patronage and moderation of Rock is Sexy '08 , a benefit festival for Lebenshilfe Tuttlingen. In 2009 he became a patron of the round table prevention project I am strong . Lenßen supports World Vision Germany as a prominent child sponsor. According to the MDR, Lenßen is a member of World Vision. He was involved in both Stars at the Limit and the quiz Taxi for World Vision.

Since 2015 he has also been active as an advocate for the victim aid organization Weißer Ring . He uses videos and a poster campaign to draw attention to the rights and protection of crime victims.


Ingo Lenßen lives on Lake Constance . He had earlier residences on the island of Reichenau and in Meersburg .

In 2004 Lenßen was elected Beard Bearer of the Year 2004 by the Association of German Beard Clubs and is thus an honorary member of the Beard and Culture Club Belle Mustache e. V. in Leinfelden-Echterdingen.

Ingo Lenßen is also deputy chairman of the Friends' Association of Schule Schloss Salem , a private boarding school on Lake Constance.


  • Lenßen explains it: Your right: rent and ancillary costs. Beck in dtv, Munich 2008, ISBN 978-3-406-57479-5 .
  • together with Peter Bothe: Lenßen explains it: Your right: will and inheritance. Beck in dtv, Munich 2008, ISBN 978-3-406-57476-4 .
  • together with Cornelia C. Mengus: Lenßen explains: Your right: divorce and maintenance. Beck in dtv, Munich 2008, ISBN 978-3-406-57475-7 .
  • together with Jörg Richardi: Lenßen explains: Your right: work and dismissal. Beck in dtv, Munich 2008, ISBN 978-3-406-57478-8 .
  • together with Daniel Stengele: Lenßen explains it: Your right: Youth and school. Beck in dtv, Munich 2008, ISBN 978-3-406-57477-1 .
  • together with Klaus-Martin Rogg and Wolfgang Angster: Lenßen explains it: Your right: driver's license and fine. Beck in dtv, Munich 2008, ISBN 978-3-406-57480-1 .
  • Injustice in the name of the people. Gräfe and Unzer, Munich 2019, ISBN 978-3-8338-6825-2

Web links

Commons : Ingo Lenßen  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Elite Prospects - Ingo Lenßen Team Staff Profile., accessed October 23, 2019 .
  2. DEL welcomes new judges to the arbitration tribunal and a new member to the media and marketing commission., accessed on October 23, 2019 .
  3. ^ Lawyer Ingo Lenßen ( Memento from March 13, 2014 in the Internet Archive )
  4. ^ TV lawyer Ingo Lenßen now player advisor from July 21, 2012, accessed on July 21, 2012
  5. Ice Hockey News from March 19, 2019, page 5
  6. Lenßen and Partner at
  7. report at
  8. Ingo Lenßen: Your judgment please! at
  9. Lenßen enlightened! at
  10. Lenßen Live - The legal speaking hour at
  11. ↑ Better safe than sorry - the service magazine with Ingo Lenßen at
  12. TV lawyer Ingo Lenßen starts website with legal tips on
  13. Legal notice from Advopedia
  14. See profile of Jens Doka on XING (registration required) and the legal notice of
  15. Respect Yourself website ( memento of the original from May 9, 2009 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  16. "Ingo Lenßen: A Lawyer for Young People" , Südkurier , May 2, 2008
  17. "Ingo Lenßen at Respect yourself"  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , Südkurier TV@1@ 2Template: Toter Link /  
  18. ^ Youth civil courage award 2011 of the state of Baden-Württemberg. Retrieved February 7, 2011 .
  19. "Ingo Lenßen is the patron of Rock is Sexy '08" ( Memento from January 13, 2009 in the Internet Archive )
  20. ^ "Fire alarm in the Hegau Tower" , Südkurier , September 15, 2009
  21. It is important to think outside the box. Archived from the original on February 13, 2009 ; Retrieved July 9, 2010 .
  22. MDR: Riverboat ( Memento from July 14, 2010 on WebCite ) Archive link ( Memento from September 24, 2009 in the Internet Archive ).
  23. ^ Max cathedrals: Quiz Taxi .
  24. Sat 1: “Stars at the Limit” with Kai Pflaume: Music act: DJ Bobo on Sunday, April 17th, 2005 at 8:15 pm - live .
  25. WHITE RING: Statement by Ingo Lenßen. November 9, 2016, accessed March 2, 2017 .
  26. filler displays | WHITE RING e. V. Accessed March 2, 2017 .
  27. ^ A b c Susanne Kurz, Nicole Riess: He is now investigating Lake Constance In: Südkurier from January 7, 2011
  28. ^ Association of the sponsors of the Schule Schloss Salem eV - contact person . Retrieved July 15, 2014.