Law Office of David A. Bhaerman, LLC

he represented the state’s public two-year colleges in transactional matters and as general counsel, advising clients on a wide variety of legal and legislative matters, and represented the Ohio Department of Education in teacher-licensure hearings.

Before that, he spent more than 10 years working at The Ohio State University, most recently as Special Assistant to the President for Executive Communications. In that capacity, he was chief executive speechwriter for the president and an advisor on communication strategies. David holds both Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in Business degrees from Capital University Law School and a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. He received his Juris Doctor with honors, graduating cum laude and in the Order of the Curia. He is licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio and in the District of Columbia, as well as in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

David is a long-time resident of Pickerington where he lives with his wife. His oldest son is an avid tennis player and body builder and played tennis at the varsity level for Pickerington North High School and at Philadelphia University before graduating from Ohio State.  He is now attending law school. His youngest son played percussion for the Pickerington North bands and ensembles as well as for the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra, and is now majoring in finance and mathematics in college. In addition to tennis and music, David and his family enjoy golfing, boating, and travel -- particularly to the East Coast where David grew up. He also is a great fan of Cleveland Cavaliers basketball, Cleveland Indians baseball, and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

of attorney. Prior to opening his law office in Pickerington, David served as an Assistant Attorney General appointed by then-Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro. There

Capital University Law School, Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Business
Capital University Law School, Juris Doctor, cum laude
The Ohio State University, Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Bexley High School, college preparatory
State of Ohio
District of Columbia
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
American Bankruptcy Institute
Credit Education Coalition
Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
Order of the Curia
CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Corporate Finance
CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Real Estate Finance
CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Baseball Law
Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court
International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award
Capital University Law School Dean’s Honor Roll
Credit Abuse Resistance Education, instructor for high school students

Legal Services Corportation, pro bono bankruptcy provider
PATRIOT program, legal work for Ohio’s military reservists and Guard
Pickerington Youth Athletic Association Board of Directors, travel tennis
Born in New York
Married, two children
Resides in Pickerington, Ohio

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Practice at the law office of Attorney David A. Bhaerman is focused primarily on helping people navigate the consumer Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy process. Other legal services at the office include estate planning through wills, trusts, advanced planning directives, and powers