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Jimmy J. Lefton - Cincinnati, OH

3074 Madison Road Cincinnati, OH 45209 - 1723

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Cincinnati Family Law, Divorce, Dissolution, Custody, Support, Etc. Lawyer


Jimmy Lefton’s practice is concentrated in Family Law, Personal Injury and General Civil Litigation.

His Family Law practice encompasses all types of Family Law Matters, including Divorces (contested and uncontested), Dissolutions, Change in Custody, Grandparent Rights, Child Support Establishment and Modification, Spousal Support, Paternity and Adoption. He has litigated before all of the Domestic Relations and Juvenile Court Judges and Magistrates in Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont Counties.

Jimmy is a goal oriented Family Law Practitioner. Working with clients and identifying their objectives allows Mr. Lefton to customize his legal service and advice to best serve the needs of the client. Most clients would rather avoid the time, cost and drama of litigating Family Law matters. Therefore, Mr. Lefton works very hard with his clients to explore every opportunity to resolve issues out of court.

Jimmy also handles major personal injury matters including Auto Accident, Slip and Fall, Dog Bites, Wrongful death, Birth Injury, Brain Damage other catastrophic injuries.

While attending law school, Jimmy worked as an Assistant Attorney for the City of East Lansing, Michigan. Also while in law school, he was elected to a two year term on the school’s Law Review.

Prior to joining Barron Peck Bennie & Schlemmer, Jimmy worked as an assistant Prosecutor for Joseph Deters in the Hamilton County Prosecutors Office.

Jimmy is married with 3 children. He is very active in his community where he devotes a majority of his personal time to coaching youth sports including baseball, football and basketball. He is a board member of the Sycamore Athletic Club, Youth Basketball Organization.

About Jimmy J. Lefton

Practice Areas

  • Family Law, Divorce, Dissolution, Custody, Support, Etc. 75%
  • Personal Injury 25%
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Childrens' Rights
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Domestic Violence & Neglect
  • Juvenile Law
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Property Damage - Plaintiff
  • Railroad Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Slip and Fall -Plaintiff


  • 50%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • English


Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1994

Other Affiliations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 1993
    Honors: cum laude
    Law Review: Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, 1992 - 1993
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1990
    Major: Communication

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Sigma Alpha Mu

Past Positions

  • Katz & Lefton, LPA, Partner, 1996 - 2001
  • Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office, Assistant Prosecutor, 1995 - 1996


Other Sources of Feedback About Jimmy J. Lefton

Included on the 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers list

Past Lists

  • 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

View the profile for Jimmy J. Lefton on Super Lawyers


Office Information


3074 Madison Road Cincinnati, OH 45209 - 1723


  • 513-721-8311

Accepts Credit Cards


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