Denise M. Mirman

Denise M. Mirman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Columbus, OH

Friedman & Mirman Co., L.P.A.
 | 1320 Dublin Road, Suite 101
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-221-0090
Fax: 614-221-7213
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

       Denise Mirman is the managing shareholder of Friedman & Mirman Co. LPA, an eight-lawyer firm  that practices family law exclusively. She has  been included in Super Lawyers every year since inception and is on several top lists in Columbus and Ohio. She has also been listed in Best Lawyers in America in Family Law for many years, a distinction limited to just 1% of the practicing attorneys in the country as voted upon by other lawyers, and she was  the Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law in Central Ohio.    The firm has also been named  a First Tier law firm in Family Law by Best Lawyers. Ms. Mirman has also achieved the peer review rating of "AV-Preeminent" (the highest rating available) under Martindale-Hubbell's rating system for legal ability and ethical standards.

      The firm's partners are experienced trial lawyers, but they know that litigation is not always the best solution, and they are accomplished negotiators.  The firm is the first family law firm in Central Ohio to offer an alternative dispute resolution division, Friedman & Mirman Civil Solutions.  

       Denise regularly represents clients in divorces and dissolutions in various counties throughout  Central Ohio, in all areas of  family law, with an emphasis on  complex business valuations, custody litigation, and support, retirement, and property division issues.  Please see the full website,, for more information about  Denise and the  firm.

Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist

About Denise Mirman

Admitted: 1982, Ohio

Professional Webpage:


  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, and the 2014-2015 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Family Law 
  • Best Law Firms, U.S. News-Best Lawyers
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Honored for professional success and community contributions, 40 Under 40, Business First newspaper
  • AV rated, Martindale Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • OSBA Certified in Family Relations Law.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ohio Supreme Court, Mentoring Review Committe, 2013
  • Mentor, Ohio Supreme Court Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring program
  • American Bar Association: Member, and member of Family Law Section.
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Ohio Chapter.   Former Chair, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Family Law Section.
  • Ohio State Bar Association:Member, and member of Family Law Committee.
  •  Columbus Bar Association: Member since 1982; former chair, Family Law Committee; former member, Professional Ethics and Grievances Committee.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Board of Directors, Women's Fund of Central Ohio, 2016
  • Member, Board of Directors, Alzheimer's Association-Central Ohio Chapter, 2015
  • Former President and Member, Board of Directors, Capriccio Columbus, performing  arts organization, 2007
  • Women's Leadership Council, United Way of Central Ohio
  • Regular Volunteer, Delaware County Interfaith Legal Clinic

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Breaking the Glass Ceiling,  Day of the Woman, Family Law Section, San Francisco, California, ABA Annual Meeting, 2013
  • I am a frequent lecturer for various bar groups  in Ohio, including Ohio CLE and the Ohio State Bar Association.   I also speak to non-attorney professionals and lay groups. I particularly enjoy talking to students of all ages about the  legal process.

Representative Clients:

  • I have represented clients throughout central Ohio in all categories of family law practice. I have also argued  in various appellate courts, and in the Ohio Supreme Court.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Best Lawyers in America Lawyer of the Year in Family Law in Central Ohio, Best Lawyers, 2015, 2012

Educational Background:

  • I attended Ohio State University and graduated with a B. A. in Political Science. I won the William Jennings Bryan Award while there, an award previously given only to graduate students. I was a member of the National Moot Court team while attending OSU Moritz, and won awards at the regional competition and at OSU Moritz for my performance on that team.

Industry Groups

  • Various Family Law Associations
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Office Location for Denise M. Mirman

1320 Dublin Road
Suite 101
Columbus, OH 43215

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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