Margaret L. Blackmore

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Columbus, OH

Law Office of Margaret L. Blackmore
 | 580 South High Street, Suite 120
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-427-0999
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Margaret L. Blackmore, of the Law Office of Margaret Blackmore in Columbus, Ohio, represents clients in Columbus and central Ohio in family law-related matters. Ms. Blackmore has experience with a wide variety of family law issues, including divorce, adoption, child support, custody, spousal support and more.

Ms. Blackmore holds an associate’s degree from Stephen’s College in Columbia, Missouri, a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and a law degree from Capital University Law School in Columbus. She is also certified as a family relations law specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association.

Ms. Blackmore is also licensed to appear before various federal courts. These include the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the Supreme Court of the United States.

In addition to her several decades of litigation experience, Ms. Blackmore also practices collaborative law and is familiar with alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration and mediation. Admitted to practice law in Ohio since 1981, she is rated AV Preeminent*, the highest available rating, by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Blackmore belongs to several professional groups, including the Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She is a member of the family law section of each of the organizations and is also active in the Central Ohio Association for Justice, the Central Ohio Academy of Collaborative Divorce Professionals. Additionally, she has been a fellow in the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys since 1992.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist

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About Margaret Blackmore

Admitted: 1981, Ohio

Professional Webpage: http://mblackmorelaw.com/areas-of-practice/

Honors/Awards:

  • Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus Monthly magazines
  • Voted Top 25 Columbus Women Lawyers, 2010-2018
  • Highest “AV” Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • Best Lawyer Consumer Guide
  • Voted Top 50 Columbus Women Lawyers, 2009-2016
  • Ohio State Bar Association Certified Family Relations Law Specialist

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Columbus Bar Association, Member, Judiciary Committee
  • Columbus Bar Association, Member, Family Law and Ethics Committees
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice, Chair of Family Law Committee
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice, Board Member
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice, President
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice, Member
  • Central Ohio Association of Collaborative Divorce Professionals, Member
  • American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, Fellow since 1992
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member, Family Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Member, Family Law Section
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1984
  • Ohio, 1981

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Provide pro bono services for Legal Aid by representing indigent clients in divorce actions., 2018

Educational Background:

  • Capital University Law School J.D., 1981
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, B.S. in Education, 1973
  • Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, A.A., 1971
  • University of Exeter, Exeter, England

Industry Groups

  • Law Firm
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Office Location for Margaret L. Blackmore

580 South High Street
Suite 120
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-427-0999

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Last Updated: 10/4/2018

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