Joel McGuire is a graduate of Northwestern
University School of Law, and has spent over a decade helping businesses
and individuals avoid and solve problems, and improve their bottom lines.
Joel's practice areas include business litigation, labor
and employment law, international litigation, banking litigation,
municipal law, land use litigation, and condominium law. Joel
has extensive experience at all stages of litigation, having served as
first chair in numerous jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations, and
having conducted appellate oral argument before Ohio's appellate courts.
Through his extensive training and
experience, Joel earned the professional litigation certification of
"Master Advocate" by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
(NITA), and is currently the only attorney in greater Cincinnati that has
done so. Joel has repeatedly been named one of Ohio’s Super
Lawyer Rising Stars by the publishers of Law &
Before attending law school, Joel served
as a U.S. Army officer and Airborne Ranger. Joel earned the NATO
Medal and Southwest Asia Service Medal for serving in Kuwait and Bosnia.
Due to his professional accomplishments
and community service, Joel earned the prestigious
"Forty Under 40 Award" by the Cincinnati Business
Courier for being one of the top forty business professionals in Greater
Cincinnati under the age of 40, which receives thousands of nominations.
Joel also earned the 2011 "Cincinnati Leadership Award"
by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, being chosen as one of 17
winners from over 200 nominees.
Joel is admitted to practice in Ohio,
Kentucky, and Indiana.
Northwestern University School of Law (J.D. 2001)
Ohio University (B.A. 1993, cum laude)
U.S. Army Ranger Association, life member
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), life member
American Legion, life member
Cincinnati Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Kentucky State Bar Association
American Bar Association