Family Law Attorneys in Westerville Ohio
At the Westerville, Ohio law office of Gary J. Gottfried Co., LPA, our attorneys practice exclusively in the area of divorce and family law, including division of marital property, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support / alimony, paternity actions, adoptions, and premarital agreements. We have special experience in the area of international divorce, parental kidnapping, and international child abduction.
Family Law Attorney Gary J. Gottfried
Gary is certified as a Family Law Specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association. He graduated from Marietta College in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science. He then entered Capital University Law School and graduated in 1973 with a Juris Doctor degree.
Since his graduation from law school, Gary has concentrated his practice in the area of family law. Gary is a former Adjunct Professor at the Capital University Law School, where he taught family law in the Legal Assistants Program. He is currently a lecturer in the area of family law at the Ohio Judicial College and the Oho Association of Domestic Relations Magistrates.
Gary has also presented lectures in the areas of family law and trial practice on behalf of various Bar Associations throughout the State of Ohio, the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, and The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Ohio Chapter), The International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (United States Chapter), and The National Association of Legal Secretaries.
Gary is the co-author of a chapter on International Family Law in Sowald & Morgenstern 2 Volume Series on Domestic Relations Law. He is certified as a Family Law Specialist by The Ohio State Bar Association. Gary is a Fellow of The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Ohio Chapter), and a Fellow of The International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (United States Chapter). He has been named an "Ohio Super Lawyer" every year since 2005 and one of Ohio's Top 100 Lawyers.
Gary Gottfried is admitted to practice law before all courts in the State of Ohio. In addition he is admitted to practice law before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Family Law Attorney Eric Brown
Eric graduated from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology. He then went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from the Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio in 2007.
Eric served as a legal intern in the office of the Franklin County Prosecutor from 2005 - 2007. He enjoys the practice of family law and the ability to do something practical which makes a difference and genuinely contributes to the lives of his clients.
Family Law Attorney Nick Pasquarella
Nick graduated cum laude from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology and Justice Studies. He then entered Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio and graduated in 2013 with a Juris Doctor Degree.
Nick served as a law clerk at Plymale & Dingus, LLC from 2012-2014 in the areas of family law, personal injury law and criminal defense law. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and Ohio State Bar Association. Practicing in the area of family law is something that he enjoys doing while also making sure that the needs of the client are handled in an efficient and timely manner.
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