James S. Mowery, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Dublin, OH

Mowery Youell & Galeano, Ltd.
 | 485 Metro Place South, Suite 220
Dublin, OH 43017
Phone: 614-6687196
Fax: 614-760-8654
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (70%),
  • Family Law (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney James S. Mowery Jr. is a partner in the highly respected Dublin law firm of Mowery Youell & Galeano, Ltd. At the firm, Mr. Mowery focuses his practice on representing the interests of clients from the Columbus metropolitan area and surrounding Central Ohio who face legal challenges in the follow areas:

• Employment law
• Labor law
• Family law

Mr. Mowery began his legal career in 1973 after earning his law degree from Capital University Law School and his approval to practice law in the state of Ohio. In addition to his approval to practice in all of Ohio's state courtrooms, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit have also approved him to practice in their courtrooms.

Upon graduation from law school, attorney Mowery joined a well-known business law firm, where he made partner. In 1978, he became the managing partner of Mowery Youell & Galeano, Ltd., which is a position he has held for over 35 years. In addition, he taught legal courses at The Ohio State University College of Law and sociology courses at The Ohio State University as an adjunct professor for several years.

Over the course of his long career, Mr. Mowery has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers. He has a "Superb" rating from Avvo, and he has received an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, he is a regularly requested guest speaker at seminars and conferences.

Mr. Mowery is also an active member of the legal community and his local community. He is a member of a number of legal organizations, including the Ohio State Bar Association, and he is a past president of the Worthington Arts Council.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (70%): Employment Law - Employee, Labor Law

Family Law (30%)

Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Labor Law


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Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020

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About James Mowery, Jr.

Admitted: 1973, Ohio

Professional Webpage: http://www.myglaw.com/Attorneys/James-S-Mowery-Jr.shtml


  • Order of the Coif, Capital Law School, 1973
  • Honors: Member of Curia, Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
  • Law Review: Capital University Law Review, Member, Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Alpha Sigma Phi

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1973
  • Ohio Bar Association, Member
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio, 1973
  • American Bar Association, Employment, Litigation and Matrimonial Law Selection, Member
  • Worthington Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1975
  • Worthington Arts Counsel, Past President

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • National Federation of the Blind
  • Big Brothers

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor, Employment and Civil Rights Litigation, The Ohio State University Law School
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Sociology(Sociology of the Law), The Ohio State University


  • Brant, et al. v. City of Columbus

Educational Background:

  • Ohio Weslyan University, B.A.
  • Harvard University
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Office Location for James S. Mowery, Jr.

485 Metro Place South
Suite 220
Dublin, OH 43017

Phone: 614-6687196

Fax: 614-760-8654

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Last Updated: 9/3/2019

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