Mr. McNair focuses his practice on domestic relations/family law, business law, and civil litigation, including personal injury. His undergraduate business degree and small business legal experience serve as the backbone for his representation in high-asset, multi-faceted marital business disputes. In addition to the above areas, Mr. McNair represents clients with matters involving child custody, child support, adoption, post decree enforcement, contempt proceedings, and CPOs/CSPOs.
In 2002, Mr. McNair started as an Associate attorney with a general practice law firm where he handled civil litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, landlord tenant and other general business matters. In 2007, Mr. McNair started a boutique domestic relations firm in downtown Columbus, OH. In early 2013, Mr. McNair and Chris Lardiere founded Lardiere McNair, LLC.
Married to Amy since 2003
Colin: 11/20/05 - Currently attends St. Andrew Catholic School
Family Law / Domestic Relations Law: Representation of individuals in a variety of legal situations which impact family units including, but not limited to: Divorce, Dissolution, Child Custody, Child Support, Grandparent's Rights, Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Post Decree Modification, Enforcement/Contempt of Court Orders, Adoption, Family Mediation, Objections/Appeals, Civil Protection Orders/Civil Protection Orders (CPOs/CSPOs)
Business Organization: Representation of small to medium sized businesses from inception (legal organization or incorporation with the Secretary of State, SS-4, other various regulatory requirements forward). Representation of individuals or as counsel for the business (depending) involving issues of dissolution, ouster, derivative actions, etc.
Civil Litigation/Personal Injury/Arbitration/Mediation: Representation experience includes all types of civil litigation, including personal injury, medical malpractice, uninsured motorist situations, insurance disputes, breach of contracts, property cases and collections. This representation has extended to areas including CSPO prosecution and defense. Includes multiple trials to jury verdict.
Criminal Law: Representation of individuals, juveniles included in all types of misdemeanors from violent to white collar misdemeanors. Defense of violations of no contact orders, assault, domestic violence, theft, OMVI, all other traffic related cases, aggravated menacing and expungement/sealing of records. Limited felony representation (case by case basis only).
Simple Last Will and Testament: Preparation of Last Will and Testament for couple or single individual. Preparation of Living Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, Durable Powers of Attorney, etc.
Specific Legal Experience
Some examples of Mr. McNair’s experience include the following.
· Multiple jury verdicts for Plaintiff in cases where the Defendant's insurance company would not act reasonably; Several verdicts in the hundreds of thousands of dollars; Multiple Settlements for over $100,000.00; Many of these cases involved accident reconstructionist testimony, vocational assessments and other expert involvement;
· Successful representation of Plaintiff/Appellant in the Court of Appeals in several different Appellate Districts throughout Ohio;
· Representation of many individuals in Domestic Relations Court with family net worth in excess of $1M, family businesses, complex separate property issues, etc.;
· Representation of many individuals who are going through tumultuous and highly contested custody battles, both during divorce, establishment of paternity phase, and/or post-decree.
The Supreme Court of Ohio and all Courts of the State of Ohio;
The United States of America, Southern District of Ohio (including Bankruptcy Court); The United States of America, Northern District of Ohio;
Ohio State Bar Association
The Columbus Bar Association
· Chairperson of the Notary Public Committee from 2011-2013- Member since 2005
Ohio Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016
AmSpirit Business Connections- 2015 Arlington Chapter President- Member since 2005
Mr. McNair has been a speaker/presenter at seminars dealing with networking for lawyers and starting a law practice. He also lectured, multiple times, on business entity formation at a local college. He frequently lectures on issues at Lardiere McNair’s lunch and learns on differing topics.
Education Miami University (OH), 1999
The Capital University Law School, J.D., 2002
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Ohio Super Lawyers||2016|
|Rising Star||Ohio Super Lawyers||2015|
|Rising Star||Ohio Super Lawyers||2014|
|Rising Star||Ohio Super Lawyers||2013|
|Rising Star||Ohio Super Lawyers||2012|
|Rising Star||Ohio Super Lawyers||2009|
|Partner/Owner||Lardiere McNair, LLC||2013 - Present|
|Owner||McNair Petroff||2007 - 2013|
|Associate Attorney||Kemp, Schaeffer, Rowe & Lardiere Co., LPA||2002 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Ohio Association for Justice||Member||2002 - Present|
|Columbus Bar Association||N/A|
|AmSpirit Business Connections||President- Arlington Chapter||2015 - 2015|
|Columbus Bar Association, Notary Public Committee||Chairperson||2011 - 2013|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Member||2002 - 2015|
|Capital University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Miami University of Ohio||BS - Bachelor of Science||1999|
|How to Start a Law Firm||How to Start a Law Firm||2009|
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