Ellen B. Rittgers

Top rated family law attorney in Lebanon, Ohio

Rittgers & Rittgers, Attorneys at Law
Ellen B. Rittgers
Rittgers & Rittgers, Attorneys at Law

Practice Areas: Family law

Licensed in Ohio since: 1979

Education: University of Cincinnati College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

Rittgers & Rittgers, Attorneys at Law

12 East Warren Street
Lebanon, OH 45036 Visit website


Ellen B. Rittgers, listed again in Ohio Super Lawyers was named in the Cincinnati Top 50 and Cincinnati Top 25 Women Lawyer lists. A former triathlete and devoted yogi, Ellen has been in private practice for more than 35 years. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Miami University, she graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1979. Although Ellen has experience in many areas of the law, for the last 30 years she has limited her practice to family law, notably divorce, dissolution, child custody, and collaborative law. In 2007 Ellen was elected President of the Warren County Bar Association. Ellen is a former board member for Warren County Children Services and the former Clinton Memorial Hospital.

After 30 years of divorce and custody work, Ellen Rittgers continues to receive referrals from clients whom she represented decades ago as well as from lawyers, locally and beyond. Her clients include lawyers, professionals in nearly every field, high level executives, business owners, and spouses of such individuals, all of whom place matters of tremendous financial and personal value in her trust.

Ellen Rittgers has vast experience in custody matters of every kind including, but not limited to, those involving medical and school issues. She will work tirelessly to protect the interests of your children in furtherance of your rights.

Ellen has long-standing relationships with business appraisers and Certified Public Accountants and routinely handles cases involving multimillion-dollar businesses and complex income analysis.

Ellen Rittgers is a talented and experienced litigator with a history of good results spanning more than 30 years.

She possesses and practices recognized and effective negotiation skills and techniques. Ellen was trained in collaborative practice in 1998 and has been a committed member of The Cincinnati Association of Collaborative Professionals or its predecessor since that time. Ellen is an active member and is committed to the collaborative process and the benefits it brings to divorcing families.

Practice areas

Family law
  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 1979, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.rittgers.com/attorney/Ellen-B-Rittgers/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Southwest Ohio Collaborative Law Association
  • Warren County
  • Trained Collaborative Lawyer
  • Family Law Committee and Family Law Forum
  • Member and Past President, Warren County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio, 1979

Office location for Ellen B. Rittgers

12 East Warren Street
Lebanon, OH 45036

Phone: 513-496-0134


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

Top lists

Top 100: Ohio Super Lawyers: 2014, 2016 - 2023 Top 50: Women Ohio Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023 Top 50: Cincinnati Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023 Top 25: Women Cincinnati Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023

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