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Mr. Whipps has earned a reputation as a competent and effective matrimonial attorney and he has been an active bar and community leader.  He has served as President of the Ohio Board of Psychology, the Upper Arlington Board of Education, The Upper Arlington Chamber of Commerce, Creative Living, Inc. and Unverferth House   He has also served as a National Vice President of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.  He has chaired many committees of the Columbus Bar Association and the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association and served as the Host of many TV programs including Upper Arlington Plain Talk, U.A.  Today, Bridging Disability, Lawyers on Call, and The Ohio Wesleyan Experience.   He is listed in Who’s Who in America and as a Preeminent Lawyer in the Family Law Section of the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Mr. Whipps has demonstrated the unique ability to both understand important psychological principles and to apply them to the practice of family law.  This ability is especially evident in his negotiation skills used to achieve successful outcomes in divorce and dissolution cases.  This same psychological background is especially important in handling custody matters and in developing effective parenting time schedules.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    54 years
  2. Family: 30%
    54 years
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    54 years
  4. Marriage & Prenuptials: 10%
    54 years
  5. Uncontested Divorce: 10%
    54 years


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Contact info

Edward F. Whipps & Associates

495 S. High St
Suite 370
Columbus, OH, 43215

555 Metro Place North
Dublin, OH, 43017



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0Martindale-Hubbell2015
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2014
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2013
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2012
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner / AttorneyEdward F. Whipps & Associates1992 - Present
Partner / AttorneyWhipps & Wistner1995 - 1999
Partner / AttorneyThompson Hine & Flory1981 - 1993
Partner / AttorneyMcConnaughey, Stradley, Mone and Moul1979 - 1981
Partner / AttorneyGeorge, Greek, King, McMahon & McConnaughey1966 - 1979
Associate / AttorneyGeorge, Greek, King & McMahon1961 - 1966
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio State Bar Association,Family Law CommitteeMember1982 - Present
Columbus Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeMember1975 - Present
Columbus Bar Association,Municipal Court CommitteeChairman1974 - 1974
Columbus Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Lawyers Club of ColumbusMemberN/A
Barristers Club of ColumbusMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Ohio Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Franklin County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Columbus Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Psychological Disorders and a SpouseN/A
Hiding Assets in a Divorce ProceedingN/A
Valuation of an Interest in a Business or Professional Practice in a DivorceN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
EvanCarmichael.comPersonality Disorders and Divorce2014
Who's Who American LawEdward F. Whipps, Esq.2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1961
Ohio Wesleyan UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1958