Cathy R. Cook

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

The Law Offices of Cathy R. Cook
 | 114 East Eighth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-855-8985
Fax: 513-723-8634
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Cathy R. Cook is a solo practitioner in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ms. Cook focuses her practice on family law. She represents Ohio residents in matters involving divorce, child custody, child support, cohabitation agreements, domestic violence, grandparent issues, premarital agreements, property division, relocation, same-sex marriage, spousal support, stepparent adoption, trusts, unmarried parents and wills. She is experienced in both litigation and collaborative law and handles appellate and post-divorce cases.

Ms. Cook has more than 35 years of experience and has handled numerous complex family law matters over the course of her career. Before founding her own firm, she acquired legal experience through a judicial clerkship and practicing at a private firm.

Using her knowledge and experience to educate others, Ms. Cook lectures on family law topics at family law seminars on a yearly basis. She also serves as an instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

In recognition of her accomplishments and success, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Ms. Cook an AV Preeminent* rating. This is the highest rating given by the esteemed organization.

Ms. Cook is active in her legal community. She belongs to the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Over the years she has served in leadership roles for all these organizations, as well as the Hamilton County Law Library.

Ms. Cook earned a bachelor’s degree from Miami University and received her law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. She obtained her license to practice law in 1982, qualifying her to appear in all Ohio state courts.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%)


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Super Lawyers: 2020

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About Cathy Cook

Admitted: 1982, Ohio

Professional Webpage:


  • Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, AV®
  • Top Attorney Award, Surberb 10, AVVO

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Chair, Board of Trustees, 1996-1997 
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Chair, Board of Directors, 1999-2000 
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President, 1998-1999
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member: Board of Directors, 1990
  • Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, President, 1995-1996
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati (Chairman, Mid-Term Evaluation Committee; Chairperson, Criminal Law), Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Cincinnati Law Library, President, 2002
  • Cincinnati Law Library, Vice President, 1998-2002
  • Cincinnati Law Library, Member, Board of Trustees, 1997

Educational Background:

  • Miami University, B.A., 1979
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Office Location for Cathy R. Cook

114 East Eighth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: 513-855-8985

Fax: 513-723-8634

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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