Denise M. Mirman - Friedman & Mirman Co., LPA

Denise M. Mirman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 614-221-0090

Denise Mirman is the managing partner of Friedman & Mirman Co. LPA, a nine-lawyer firm  that practices family law exclusively. She has  been included in Super Lawyers every year since inception and is on several top lists in Columbus and Ohio. She has also been listed in Best Lawyers in America in Family Law for several years,a distinction limited to just 1% of the practicing attorneys in the country as voted upon by other lawyers, and she is  the Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law in Central Ohio.    The firm has also been named  a First Tier law firm in Family Law by Best Lawyers. Ms. Mirman has also achieved the peer review rating of "AV-Preeminent" (the highest rating available) under Martindale-Hubbell's rating system for legal ability and ethical standards.

      The firm's partners are experienced trial lawyers, but they know that litigation is not always the best solution, and they are accomplished negotiators.  The firm is the first family law firm in Central Ohio to offer an alternative dispute resolution division, Friedman & Mirman Civil Solutions.  

       Denise regularly represents clients in divorces and dissolutions in various counties throughout Central Ohio, in all areas of  family law, with an emphasis on  complex business valuations, custody litigation, and support, retirement, and property division issues.  Please see the full website,, for more information about  Denise and the  firm.


Additional Information

Honors and Achievements

Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law

Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers

Ohio Supreme Court Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentor  of young lawyers

Ohio Super Lawyer since inception

The Ohio State University Michael E. Mortiz College of LawJ.D. 1982
Ohio Supreme Court Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring program American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Ohio Chapter. Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Family Law SectionOhio State Bar AssociationColumbus Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationCapriccio Columbus

Case History

In re Whitaker, 36 Ohio St. 3d 213 (1988) — Counsel for the grandparents in a case that established the right to grandparent visitation in Ohio
In re Moorehead, 75 Ohio App.3d 711 (1991) — Counsel for the adoptive parents in case where we successfully overruled  the lower court's decision that had  denied  adoption solely  for racial considerations.

Office Location

1320 Dublin Road
Columbus, OH 43215
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law of the Columbus-OH Metro Area
Denise M. Mirman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Family Law

Other Information

Gender: Female