Lawrence E. Barbiere

MANAGING PARTNER

Phone: (513) 583-4210
Email: lbarbiere@smbplaw.com

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Mr. Barbiere a Dayton native, has extensive litigation experience primarily in civil rights, zoning and land use, intentional torts, premises liability, personal injury, and employment law. He has also spoken at numerous seminars on issues related to civil rights and municipal liability. Mr. Barbiere maintains a Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV. He swam in the 1968 Olympics. He serves as Law Director for Union Township, Fairfield Township and Colerain Township.

RECOGNITION

Lawyer of the Year, The Best Lawyers in America, Cincinnati Litigation
– First Amendment, 2014, 2016
Ohio Super Lawyers, 2009 – 2011, 2013 – 2015
Best Lawyers in America, 2008 – 2016
Member, American Academy of Trial Attorneys
Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
Indiana University Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame, 2013 Inductee

Practice Areas

Municipal Law
Government Affairs
Litigation
Business Representation and Transactions

BAR ADMISSIONS

Ohio, 1977
Kentucky, 1993

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1980
United States Supreme Court, 2002
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2014

EDUCATION

J.D., University of Cincinnati, College of Law, 1977
A.B., Indiana University, 1974