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Attorney Tony Comunale is an experienced trial attorney and advocate. He holds degrees from Boston University (B.A.) and the University of Dayton (J.D.). Mr. Comunale has an extremely successful trial record representing clients in areas from family law, criminal defense, small business litigation and personal injury. He and his staff are dedicated to personal and responsive service in resolving all legal problems quickly and effectively.

Attorney Comunale is a member of the Ohio Bar Association, the Dayton Bar Association and the American Bar Association, He belongs to the family law division and is a member of the Miami Valley Trial Lawyers Association as well as the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. He is licensed to practice in the states of Ohio and Illinois. He is a recognized skilled trial attorney and the recipient of the American College of Trial Lawyer's Medal for Excellence in Advocacy.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    22 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Divorce: 40%
    22 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Litigation: 10%
    22 years, 100 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    22 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Alan Sheets

    An excellent attorney conversant in all areas of the law.


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Contact info

130 W. 2nd St. Suite 1444
Dayton, OH, 45402


ILVoluntarily Inactive199411/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Medal for Excellence in AdvocacyAmerican College of Trial Lawyers2015
4.8 BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentComunale Law Office LLC1993 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2000 - Present
Miami Valley Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
Dayton Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. SullivanFor our client
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Publication nameTitleDate
Bar Briefs (Dayton)Barrister of the Month2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Dayton School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Boston UniversityPhilosophy, 2nd Major Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ohio Criminal Defense SeminarCriminal litigation negotiations2000