Michelle J. Meis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Columbus, OH

Petroff Law Offices, LLC
 | 140 East Town Street, Suite 1070
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-222-4288
Fax: 614-222-4289
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michelle J. Meis is an associate with Petroff Law Offices, LLC, in Columbus, Ohio. A top-rated lawyer with more than six years of legal experience, Ms. Meis devotes her practice exclusively to family law and domestic relations. She has achieved notable success representing clients throughout the greater Columbus metro region and surrounding areas who are going through a divorce or have some other serious family law issue they need to address.

A 2010 honors graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, Ms. Meis attended Capital University Law School, where she obtained her Juris Doctor cum laude in 2013 with a concentration in Children & Family Law. During her time in law school, she earned the CALI Award of Excellence in Adoption Law and graduated Order of the Curia. She received her license to practice from the Ohio State Bar Association in 2013.

As an attorney, Ms. Meis has proven herself an invaluable ally for those dealing with highly complex, emotional legal issues that affect their families the most. She understands the stress and uncertainty her clients are likely feeling, and she strives to deliver compassionate, personalized attention to all she serves in order to allay their concerns.

Along with handling all aspects of the divorce process, Ms. Meis also has extensive experience with adoptions, and she has served as guardian ad litem for many contentious custody cases. Recognized for her success, she was selected for inclusion in the Best Divorce Lawyers in Columbus list by Expertise, and she has received many other accolades from her peers along with excellent client ratings on Avvo.

Active in her legal community, Ms. Meis is a member of the Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Women Lawyers of Franklin County.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2020

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About Michelle Meis

Admitted: 2013, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.mcnairpetroff.com/columbus-ohio-divorce-lawyer

Honors/Awards:

  • CALI Award of Excellence in adoption law, Capital University

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Columbus Bar Association, Family Law Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio, 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • In the Matter of: J.D.K.B., 7th Dist. Monroe No. 16 MO 0012, 2017-Ohio-5717, 2016
  • Norton v. Ray, 2nd Dist. Clark No. 2017-CA-27, 2017-Ohio-7345, 2017
  • Fernando v. Fernando, 10th Dist. Franklin No. 16AP-788, 2017-Ohio-9323, 2017

Educational Background:

  • The Ohio State University, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology, 2010
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Office Location for Michelle J. Meis

140 East Town Street
Suite 1070
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-222-4288

Fax: 614-222-4289

Michelle J. Meis:

Last Updated: 10/20/2019

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