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Amy J. Weis

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Weis + O'Connor LLC

Contact Information

Office
Weis + O'Connor LLC
22 E. Gay St., Suite 401
Columbus OH 43215-5666
Work 614.732.5566
Fax 614.732.5594


Practice State

Ohio

Introduction

As a Fellow in AAML and one of Super Lawyer’s Top Women Lawyers– honors not easily earned –Amy Weis is one of the most respected family law attorneys in Columbus and central Ohio. She’s earned her reputation by sparing her clients the financial and emotional drain of contested family law litigation through amicable settlements whenever possible. If a case cannot be resolved through a settlement, Amy is known as a fierce litigator in the courtroom.

Emphasis

Family and Matrimonial planning and practice including Prenuptial and "No-Nuptial Agreements" (Cohabitation Agreements), negotiated Dissolutions and Divorce Litigation.

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Counties

  • Delaware, Ohio
  • Fairfield, Ohio
  • Franklin, Ohio
  • Washington, Ohio

Education

Amy is a 1996 magna cum laude graduate of Capital University Law School and a 1991 graduate of The Ohio State University.

Legal Organizations

  • Columbus Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Chair, Domestic Relations Committee, Central Ohio Association for Justice (formerly the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association), 2002

Awards

  • Certified specialist in family relations law by the Ohio State Bar Association
  • Top 50 Women Lawyers in Ohio, 2011-2014
  • Top 25 Columbus Women Lawyers, 2010-2014
  • Ohio Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2007

CLE Presentations

Authored and Presented Effectively Assisting in Custody Disputes, Training Presentation for Paralegals and Legal Assistants (2004); Authored and Presented Retirement Benefits and Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (2003).

Author

"Using a Prenuptial Agreement to Minimize Financial Surprises", Franklin County Trial Lawyers Assn. (2004); Co-Authored "Using Discovery to Your Client's Advantage"; Published in the Best of Family Law, 1997, Edited by Rosemary Rubin.

AAML National

• Chapter Leaders Committee, Secretary (2013 to present)

• LGBT Committee (2013 to present)

• Membership Committee (11/2014 to present)

 

 

AAML Chapter

  • Immediate Past-President (2013-present)
  • President, Ohio Chapter (2011-2012)
  • Vice President (2009-2010)
  • Membership Committee (2014 to present)

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