Phyllis G. Bossin

Phyllis G. Bossin

Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Phone:
513-421-4420
Fax:
513-421-0691
Email:

Phyllis G. Bossin is the principal and founder of the firm. She has been practicing law for over thirty years and has been listed in Wood White's The Best Lawyers of America in Family Law for over fifteen years. She has been named as a Super Lawyer in Ohio in Family Law since its inception. She is also ranked as one of Ohio Top 50 Female Super Lawyers, one of Cincinnati's top 25 Female Super Lawyers and one of Cincinnati's top 50 Super Lawyers. She has been listed by the Cincinnati Business Courier in Who's Who in Cincinnati Law and as a Cincinnati Leading Lawyer by Cincy Business for several years.

Ms. Bossin is admitted to practice in Ohio and the District of Columbia, as well as the United States Supreme Court. She is well-respected as both as negotiator and a highly skilled courtroom advocate. Her opinions are frequently sought out by both the local and national media on a variety of family law topics. She has lectured on family law issues throughout the country.

Ms. Bossin is a Certified Family Relations Law specialist in Ohio. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has served as the President of the Ohio Chapter and is also a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers. She served as the Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Family Law during 2003-2004, after holding numerous other offices in that organization. She also served in many capacities in the American Bar Association, including on the Justice Kennedy Commission, the Standing Committee on Meetings and Travel, liaison to the Commission on Women in the Profession and she currently sits on the Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence. She has also served on the faculty of the American Bar Association Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute, an intensive trial skills program for attorneys. Ms. Bossin is also a member of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a lifetime Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She is also a member of the Cincinnati Collaborative Family Law Group.

Ms. Bossin graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1972, received a Master's Degree in Public Policy from that same institution in 1973 and received her law degree from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 1977.

Areas of Practice

  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce and Dissolution
  • Family Law
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Prenuptial agreements

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Family Relations Law Specialist, since 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1977
  • District of Columbia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1977

Education

  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1977
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Master's Degree - 1973
    • Major: Public Affairs
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1972

Classes/Seminars

  • Past Faculty Member, American Bar Association's Trial Advocacy Institute

Honors and Awards

  • Phyllis G. Bossin named to Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004 – 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America in Family Law
  • 2012 Cincy Business Magazine Leading Lawyer
  • 2012 Cincinnati Business Courier Who’s Who in Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Section Chair, 2003 - 2004
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Vice-Chair
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Secretary
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Legal Education Chair
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Parliamentarian
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Council Member
  • American Bar Association, Editorial Board, Family Advocate
  • American Bar Association, Liaison, Commission on Women in the Profession
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Member, 1977 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member, 1977 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1977 - Present
  • District of Columbia Bar, Member (inactive)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Chair, Domestic Relations Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member, Family Law Committee
  • Ohio Women's Bar Association, Member