A skilled grillmaster, Mike likes to entertain and his guests will tell you that he is an excellent host. On summer nights, his backyard firepit is an ideal hangout location.
Mike is a member of the Firm's Litigation Group. His practice focuses primarily on domestic relations and family law, which includes divorce, dissolution, custody, child support and spousal support (alimony). He has extensive experience in complex property division matters, including professional practices and closely held business valuations. His family law practice encompasses the collaborative process, negotiated settlements, alternative dispute resolution, traditional litigation and post-decree matters, and appeals. He is also an active member of the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals. He has more than 30 years of family law experience and was named an Ohio Super Lawyer in 2009 and 2010. He also participates as a volunteer lawyer in the Hamilton County and Clermont County Family Law clinics, and the collaborative process pro bono program.
Mike is licensed to practice in the State of Ohio and in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University, where he earned a B.A. in History. Mike earned his J.D. at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Prior to joining the Firm, he spent 23 years with another downtown Cincinnati law firm.
Mike was born in California, but raised in Northern New York. Although he is not a native of Cincinnati, he has lived here longer than he has lived anywhere else. He currently resides in Milford with his wife, Gina, and sons, Nicholas and Owen.
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Wake Forest University, B.A., History, 1986
University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1991
Ohio State Bar Association - Member;
Cincinnati Bar Association - Member;
Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals - Member and Co-Chair