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Virginia Cornwell grew up in Anchorage, Alaska and received her bachelor's degree in Political Science at the University of Alaska, Anchorage.  She received her juris doctorate (law degree) at The Ohio State University.  She is an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Family Relations Specialist, one of approximately 100 attorneys in Ohio to receive this honor.  She has been practicing family law since 1999 and is the leader of the legal team at the Law Offices of Virginia C. Cornwell.


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Practice areas


  1. Child Custody: 30%
    16 years
  2. Divorce: 20%
    16 years
  3. Family: 15%
    16 years
  4. Child Support: 10%
    16 years
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (45 minutes)

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  • David Villar Patton

    Virginia is an OSBA Board Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law. Her practice focuses exclusively on all aspects of family law, including divorce, child and spousal support, child custody, parents and grandparents rights, and LGBT issues. I have known her for almost 20 years and am proud to endorse her. Her law practice is marked by honesty, integrity, and excellence.


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Contact info

Law Offices of Virginia C. Cornwell

603 E Town St
Columbus, OH, 43215


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
OSBA Certified Family Relations SpecialistOhio State Bar Association2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Virginia C. Cornwell1999 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
OSBA Certified Family Relations Specialistvaries
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Publication nameTitleDate
http://www.temporaryorders.comTemporary Orders in Ohio Divorce & Custody Cases2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of Alaska - AnchoragePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
FacebookVisitation in the Context of Domestic Violence2010