|Liz has been trained as a collaborative law professional and recognized as a “Certified Specialist in Family Law” by the Ohio State Bar Association. Liz started her career as a criminal prosecutor and has been practicing in the family law ﬁeld since moving to Ohio in 2008. Liz first worked in the family law field as a staﬀ attorney for the former Honorable Christopher J. Geer, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Division of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch. She then built upon her experience in this specialized area while working for two top firms in Columbus, before starting her own firm where she offers the same high quality of service and expertise in family law with her own personal touch.
Liz continues to focus her practice exclusively in the area a Family Law which includes divorce and dissolution, legal separation, collaborative law, child custody, paternity actions, visitation, spousal support (alimony) and child support, prenuptial agreements, enforcement and modification of court orders and other domestic relations matters. Through collaborative law, Liz helps spouses take back control of ending the marriage in a respectful and dignified way.
Liz received a bachelor of science (B.S.) with honors in kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and went on to receive her juris doctorate (J.D.) from Southern Illinois University. She has also completed the American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Program through the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and completed mediation training through the Community Mediation Services of Central Ohio. She is a member of the American Bar Association Family Law Section, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Women Lawyers of Franklin County, the Central Ohio Association of Collaborative Divorce Professionals, and serves on the board of governors for the Columbus Bar Association. She is a past president of the Junior League of Columbus.