Specializing in Family Law

Since 1981

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Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Adoption Law
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Divorce/Dissolution
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Child Custody
  • Mediation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1984
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims


  • J.D. – 1981, Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
  • B.S. – 1973, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Major: Education (English and Psychology)
  • A.A. – 1971, Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri
  • University of Exeter, Exeter, England

Honors and Awards

  • Ohio State Bar Association Certified Family Relations Law Specialist
  • Voted Top 25 Columbus Women Lawyers 2010-2016
  • Voted Top 50 Columbus Women Lawyers 2009-2016
  • Ohio Super Lawyers 2010-2016
  • Best Lawyer Consumer Guide
  • Highest “AV” Rating, Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, Family Law Section
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member, Family Law Section
  • Columbus Bar Association-Member; Member of Family Law and Ethics Committees; formerly served on Judiciary Committee
  • American Academy of Adoption Attorneys-Fellow since 1992
  • Central Ohio Association of Collaborative Divorce Professionals-Member
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice-Member; former President, Board Member; Chair of Family Law Committee

Contact Us

580 S. High St., Suite 120
Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 427-0999


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