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These Cincinnati Black lawyers have experience in a variety of legal fields.


Cincinnati Black LawyersSearching for legal counsel can be a complicated task. Here are some tips for finding an excellent lawyer, and as the article mentioned, doing research is an important step in selecting a lawyer. For reviews on all lawyers or law practices, including Cincinnati Black lawyers, check out Martindale or Avvo.


From criminal to employment to real estate to taxation, there are plenty of local Black lawyers with a variety of specializations who may be able to help you with your legal needs. Below you will find a list of Cincinnati Black lawyers.


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Donnell J. Bell
Taft Stettinius & Hollister

425 Walnut Street, Suite 1800, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Litigation


Janaya T. Bratton
Gerhardstein & Branch Co.
441 Vine St., Suite 3400, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Civil Rights


Deborah K. Brown Gaines
Deborah K. Brown Gaines, Attorney at Law 
7030 Reading Road, Suite 740, Cincinnati, OH 45237
Fields of Practice: Family, Trusts, Wills & Probate


Eric C. Cook
Frost Brown Todd, LLC

301 E Fourth Street, Suite 3300, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Advertising, Entertainment, Intellectual Property Law & Litigation, Interactive Media & Internet Law, Privacy & Data Security law


Daryl T. Dennie
McKenzie & Snyder Attorneys At Law

229 Dayton Street, Hamilton, OH 45011

Fields of Practice: Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation, Criminal and Traffic


Marty R. Dunn
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Commercial Finance/Real Estate, Corporate, Nonprofit Organization


Samuel O. Ezenagu
Law Office of Samuel Ezenagu
917 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Family, Immigration, Personal Injury


Arthur W. Harmon, Jr.
Arthur W. Harmon, Jr., Attorney at Law
8280 Montgomery Rd Ste 110, Cincinnati, OH 45236
Fields of Practice: Child Support & Custody, Divorce and Family Law, Personal Injury and Probate Law, and matters concerning Mental Illness.

H. Leon Hewitt

H. Leon Hewitt, Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 53363, Cincinnati, OH 45253
Fields of Practice: Bankruptcy, Criminal, Family, Litigation, Personal Injury, Trusts, Wills & Probate


Shannon Lawson
Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
One East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Banking & Finance, Corporate


Courtney Lynch
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
425 Walnut Street, Suite 1800, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Commercial Litigation


John C. Merchant
Dinsmore & Shohl
255 E. Fifth St., Suite 1900, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Education, Public Finance


Cindy J. Moore
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
425 Walnut Street, Suite 1800, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Commercial Litigation


Darrell D. Payne
Darrell D. Payne, Attorney at Law
527 Linton Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219
Fields of Practice: Criminal, Juvenile, Personal Injury, Trusts, Wills & Probate, Wrongful Death


Christopher A. Pendergrass
Pender-Paralegal Services

P.O. Box 531812, Cincinnati, OH 45253
Fields of Practice: Bankruptcy, Real Estate


Jabari Shaw
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, LLC
301 E Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Intellectual Property, Entertainment & Technology Protection


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Terrie A. Sherman
Terrie A. Sherman Co., L.P.A.

119 East Court Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Trusts, Wills & Probate


Louis Smith III
Smith Third Law Firm, LLC
9435 Waterstone Blvd, Suite 140, Cincinnati, OH 45249
Fields of Practice: Corporate, Employment, Family


Brian C. Thomas
Graydon Head
1900 Fifth Third Center, 511 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Human Resources & Employee Benefits, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appeals, Business Litigation, Union Issues, Workers’ Compensation


Calvin S. Tregre, Jr.
Bey & Associates, LLC
312 Elm Street, Suite 1485, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Civil Rights, Consumer, Employment, Litigation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Termination


John J. Williams
John J. Williams, Inc. LPA
2712 Observatory Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208
Fields of Practice: Civil Rights, Commercial, Insurance, Litigation, Personal Injury, Wrongful Termination


John M. Williams
The Law Office of John M. Williams, LLC
8280 Montgomery Road, Suite 110, Cincinnati, OH 45236
Fields of Practice: Bankruptcy, Insurance, Litigation, Personal Injury


Philip D. Williamson
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
425 Walnut Street, Suite 1800, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice: Commercial Litigation, Antitrust, Appellate, Labor & Employment Litigation


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  1. William D. Bell, Sr. thanks you for your registration of Black attorneys.
    My practice also includes taxation, real estate, commercial litigation,
    family law and criminal law.

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