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Chrissy Dunn Dutton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

Buechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig Co., LPA
221 E. 4th St, Suite 2300
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-579-1500
Fax: 513-977-4361
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020
Licensed in Ohio Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Defense, Family Law, Business Litigation, Creditor Debtor Rights: Business, General Litigation, Real Estate: Consumer
Attorney Profile

Chrissy Dunn Dutton is an attorney with the law firm of Buechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig Co., LPA, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Serving all of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, Ms. Dutton represents clients with a range of civil, business and general litigation matters, such as: 

·       Family law and divorce

·       Creditor and debtor rights 

·       Real estate issues

·       Landlord-tenant issues

·       Employment law

·       Personal injury

·       Products liability 

Ms. Dutton has extensive trial experience and firmly advocates on behalf of her clients. She has a genuine concern for the legal issues affecting her clients and is aware of the emotional toll that these issues take on them. Ms. Dutton is a trained collaborative law professional as well, and this helps clients resolve their sensitive family law issues in a less contentious manner. She is compassionate and understanding to the needs of her clients and guides them through each step in the legal process. 

Ms. Dutton graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Kentucky University and earned her Juris Doctor from Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2005. Ms. Dutton is admitted to practice before state, federal and appellate courts in all of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana courts, the United States Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. 

Active in the legal community, Ms. Dutton is a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association and the Northern Kentucky Bar Association, where she is the current chair of technology and a member of the communications subcommittee. Ms. Dutton also actively volunteers at the Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, and is a member of the dean’s board of visitors. In addition to practicing law, Ms. Dutton enjoys traveling, running and singing, and has performed at many fundraisers for charities. 

Practice Areas
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 50%Family Law
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
Focus Areas

Mortgage & Refinance

Selections

1 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020

About Chrissy Dunn Dutton

First Admitted: 2005, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://bhmklaw.com/attorney/chrissy-dunn-dutton

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Past presenter for NKBA #MATCH Mentor Program on ethical attorney conduct

Pro bono/Community Service

  • 2017-18 YLS community service chair, organizing “blessing bag” donations to the Emergency Shelter of Northern Kentucky and HONK low income housing rehabilitation project
  • Past secretary and co-chair of fundraising for Friends of Gentry Aubrey, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit memorial foundation providing scholarships to Connor High School and NKU Chase Law School Students
  • Active Member of the Charities Guild of Northern Kentucky, a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing shoes to local school children – Shoe Fund Co-Chair and Happy Feet Ball Fundraising Sponsorship Committee
  • Active volunteer at NKU Chase Law School, including as a member of the Dean’s Board of Visitors
  • Volunteer mediator for NKBA YLS Truancy Mediation Program

Honors/Awards

  • “Ohio Rising Star”, listed by Ohio Super Lawyers, 2015-2019
  • Chosen as a top three Finalist for LEGACY Northern Kentucky’s 2017 Next Generation

Educational Background

  • Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, B.A. with summa cum laude, 2001

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ohio, 2005
  • Active member of NKU Chase Law Alumni Council since 2010, including as past-president (2018-19) and vice-president (2017-18)
  • Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court
  • Secretary, membership chair, and judicial reception chair for the NKBA Young Lawyers’ section
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association (including as elected board member from 2014-2017; Current Chair of Technology and Member Communications Subcommittee)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Kentucky, 2007
  • Indiana, 2006
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Office Location for Chrissy Dunn Dutton

221 E. 4th St
Suite 2300
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: 513-579-1500

Fax: 513-977-4361

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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