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Thomas Joseph Addesa - Columbus, OH

560 E. Town Street Columbus, OH 43215

Updated: 02/18/2024

Columbus Family Law Lawyer

Overview

Attorney Thomas J. Addesa earned his Juris Doctor degree from Capital Univeristy Law School in 1985. Mr. Addesa has been a practicing attorney since 1985, focusing in the Family Law area since 1998. He has had a Specialty Certification in Family Law through the Ohio State Bar Association since 2005...

Attorney Thomas J. Addesa earned his Juris Doctor degree from Capital Univeristy Law School in 1985. Mr. Addesa has been a practicing attorney since 1985, focusing in the Family Law area since 1998. He has had a Specialty Certification in Family Law through the Ohio State Bar Association since 2005. Tom provides advice and representation for clients in matters involving divorce, dissolution of marriage, post-divorce matters, child custody disputes, paternity issues, gestational surrogacy matters, egg donation, child support matters, spousal support (alimony), pre-nuptial agreements, and matters involving pensions and retirement funds earned during a marriage. Tom is also available to act as a mediator in these (and other) areas, and he is an Adjunct Professor with Capital University Law School, teaching the Divorce and Family Mediation Course offered at the Law School.

About Thomas Joseph Addesa

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Criminal/Traffic Defense
  • Personal Injury and General Civil Litigation

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney at Law

Languages

  • English

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1991

Specialties and Certifications

  • Family Relations Law Specialist, Ohio State Bar Association, 2005

Other Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association, 1998 - Present (Member)
  • Columbus Bar Association, 2010 - Present (Member-Judicial Screening Committee)
  • City of Columbus, Charitable Solicitations Board (Board Member)
  • Columbus Bar Association, 2010 - 2011 (Co-Chariman - LGBT Committee)

Past Positions

  • Capital University Law School, Adjunct Professor
  • Columbus City Attorney's Office, Civil Litigation Section, Assistant City Attorney, 1991 - 1998
  • City of Columbus, Ohio , Assistant Prosecutor, 1985 - 1991

Pro Bono Activities

  • Interfaith Legal Clinic, 2008 - Present
  • Various Individual Pro Bono Cases, 1998 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Asst. Prof. - Divorce and Family Mediation, Capital Univ. Law School, 2010 - Present
  • Gay Divorce in Ohio, Columbus Bar Assoc., 2013 - Present
  • Divorce and Family Mediation, Columbus Bar Association, - 2011
  • Gestational Surrogacy in Ohio, Columbus Bar Association, - 2008
  • Capital University Law School, Mediation Clinic, - 2006

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Office Information

Address

560 E. Town Street Columbus, OH 43215

Fax

  • 614-221-2340

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

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