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Beatrice K. Sowald - Columbus, OH

400 South Fifth StreetSuite 101 Columbus, OH 43215

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Columbus Domestic Relations Lawyer

Overview

Beatrice K. Sowald is a founding member of the domestic relations law firm Sowald, Sowald, Anderson & Hawley.

Mrs. Sowald received her Juris Doctor degree from The Ohio State University Law School in 1966. She began her law career as an attorney with the Franklin County Legal Aid and Public Defender Society before joining her daughter to form the current law firm.

She is a board certified family law specialist and a recognized authority on Ohio domestic relations law...

Beatrice K. Sowald is a founding member of the domestic relations law firm Sowald, Sowald, Anderson & Hawley.

Mrs. Sowald received her Juris Doctor degree from The Ohio State University Law School in 1966. She began her law career as an attorney with the Franklin County Legal Aid and Public Defender Society before joining her daughter to form the current law firm.

She is a board certified family law specialist and a recognized authority on Ohio domestic relations law. She has been the co-editor of the "Ohio Domestic Relations" resource book annually since 1987, and has taught family law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Mrs. Sowald served as a Judge in the Franklin County Domestic Relations Court and the Franklin County Municipal Court (1984-1986).

Mrs. Sowald has served as Chair of both the Columbus Bar Association's and the Ohio State Bar Association's Family Law Committees and their respective Professional Ethics Committees.

Mrs. Sowald's practice focuses primarily on handling domestic relations and probate matters.

About Beatrice K. Sowald

Practice Areas

  • Domestic Relations
  • Probate

Litigation

  • 90%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founding Member

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1966
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1967
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987

Specialties and Certifications

  • Family Law, Ohio State Bar Association, 2007

Other Affiliations

  • Columbus Bar Association (Family Law Committee (former Chair))
  • Ohio State Bar Association (Family Law Committee (former Chair))
  • Columbus Bar Association (Professional Ethics Committee (former Chair))
  • Ohio State Bar Association (Professional Ethics Committee (former Chair))

Education

  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, 1966
    J.D.
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1948
    B.A.

Past Positions

  • Franklin County Domestic Relations Court, Judge, 1984 - 1985
  • Franklin County Municipal Court, Judge, 1985 - 1986

Classes and Seminars

  • Taught Family Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Beatrice K. Sowald

Included on the 2024 Ohio list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Ohio Super Lawyers list
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  • 2008 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Ohio Super Lawyers list

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Honors

  • Co-editor of "Ohio Domestic Relations" resource book annually since 1987
  • Super Lawyers, 2004-2021
  • Super Lawyers, Top 50 Women Ohio

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Office Information

Address

400 South Fifth StreetSuite 101 Columbus, OH 43215

Fax

  • 614-464-2035

Publication

Articles

  • Sowald Morganstern, Ohio Domestic Relations Law, Banks Baldwin Law Publishing, 1987
  • Materials in Ohio Legal Center Manuals (For Continuing Legal Education), 1984

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