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Cynthia Patricia McNamee

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Cynthia concentrates her legal practice in the areas of municipal law, commercial and commercial real estate, zoning, commercial transactions, corporate law, and commercial litigation.  Cynthia has extensive background and experience in negotiating and structuring large scale commercial transactions including commercial and residential condominiums, negotiating loan transactions, drafting complex real estate documents, among many other commercial transactions. Cynthia also has broad experience in public sector law. In such capacity, Cynthia drafts municipal resolutions, ordinances, contracts, and similar legal documents.  In addition to transactional law, Cynthia has extensive litigation experience in the areas of municipal and real estate/title law.  Cynthia represents her clients in complex pieces of litigation including but not limited to appropriations, taxpayer suits, constitutional challenges, initiative and referendum petitions, annexations, title disputes, foreclosure actions, and administrative appeals.  Cynthia serves a counsel in appellate cases throughout the state of Ohio.  She also handles adjudicative proceedings, from local boards of zoning appeal to the Supreme Court of Ohio.  Cynthia received her undergraduate degree in Marketing in 1988 and her Juris Doctorate in 1991 from the University of Cincinnati. Cynthia was admitted to the Ohio Bar and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio in 1991 and to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in 2000. 


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 40%
    24 years
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 30%
    24 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Appeals: 10%



Hourly ($200-225/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I enjoyed working with Ms. McNamee on a complicated matter, finding her an ethical, diligent, and professional lawyer with an excellent work ethic.


    John Sprowl
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Contact info

2625 Commons Blvd.
Beavercreek, OH, 45431-3704


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMcNamee & McNamee, PLL1995 - Present
Associate AttorneyPickrel, Schaeffer & Ebeling Co, LPA1991 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dayton Bar Association, Ethics CommitteeN/A2014 - Present
Greene County Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/A1991 - Present
Dayton Bar AssociationN/A1991 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Home Builders Assoc. of Dayton & Miami Valley v. Lebanon (12th Dist. 2006), 167 Ohio App.3d 247, 854 N.E.2d 1097.Won constitutional challenge of City ordinances requiring all homeowners and builders to pay fees to connect to City’s telecommunications system.
Turner v. Englewood, Montgomery Common Pleas No. 2005-CV-488 (December 30, 2009).Obtained jury verdict dismissing all claims of plaintiff alleging unconstitutional demolition of commercial building on basis that the building was a nuisance.
Vizzari v. Community Hospital (2nd Dist. 2001), 141 Ohio App.3d 494, 751 N.E.2d 1082.Prevailed in action to enjoin construction that violated City zoning ordinances.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Cincinnati College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of CincinnatiN/AN/A1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal EducationOhio's Concealed Carry Law2010
Continuing Legal EducationOhio Mechanic's Lien2004