Patty heads up the firm’s Family Law Section. She is certified in Family Relations Law by the Ohio State BarAssociation, with 31 years legal experience. Patty concentrates her practice in all areas of family law, including divorce, dissolution, custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, parentage, grandparents’ rights, adoption, domestic violence, name change, and all juvenile court proceedings, including dependency, abuse, neglect and delinquency. Patty is a Certified Mediator, Parenting Coordinator and serves as Guardian ad Litem in family law cases. She was a former Assistant Public Defender for 16 years representing clients in criminal matters in Municipal and State courts.