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Michael J. O’Hara was admitted to practice in 1975 and is currently a Partner with the Firm. Michael has represented both individuals and businesses in a wide range of matters relating to employee and employer rights and responsibilities under State and Federal laws. He also regularly represents victims of medical negligence. Michael focuses his practice in the areas of employment discrimination, civil rights, medical malpractice and business law.
Michael was born in Lexington, Kentucky and grew up in Northern Kentucky. He is married and has two daughters. Michael currently lives in Cincinnati with his wife, Glenda Harrison, who is also an attorney with Legal Aid of the Bluegrass.
|KY||Authorized to practice law||1975||09/06/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Andrew B. Dennison Courageous Advocate Award||Potter Stewart American Inn of Court||2006|
|Volunteer Lawyer of the Year||Volunteer Legal Services||1997|
|Partner||O'Hara Taylor, Sloan & Cassidy||1986 - Present|
|Attorney - Litigation Coordinator||Cincinnati Legal Aid Society||1980 - 1986|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1986 - Present|
|Kentucky Bar Association||Member||1975 - Present|
|Kentucky Bar Association, Attorney Advertising||Past Chair||N/A|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||Member||2012 - 2017|
|Cincinnati Bar Association||Member||1990 - 2017|
|University of Kentucky College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1974|
|University of Dayton||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1971|
|2013 Federal Bench and Bar Conference||Section §1983 Actions, Litigation of Civil Rights cases under 42 U.S.C. §1983||2013|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Employment Law and Discrimination, Civil Rights and Class Action||2010|
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