Lawrence E. Barbiere


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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, commercial litigation 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.

  • Lawyer of the Year, The Best Lawyers in America, Cincinnati Litigation – First Amendment, 2014, 2016
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, 2009 – 2011, 2013 – 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2008 – 2017
  • 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

Ohio, 1977 Kentucky, 1993

  • U.S.┬áDistrict Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1980
  • United States Supreme Court, 2002
  • U.S.┬áDistrict Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2014
  • J.D., University of Cincinnati, College of Law, 1977
  • A.B., Indiana University, 1974