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Cindy M Kirby

About me

Cindy Kirby  represents clients throughout the State of Ohio in the areas of domestic relations and juvenile law. She has extensive experience handling divorce, dissolution, separation, custody, parenting time, support issues, civil domestic violence cases and abuse/neglect/dependency cases.


She also has extensive experience representing the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in family law issues, including partnership agreements, co-custody of children, and relationship breakups.


Cindy Kirby was selected by the Supreme Court of Ohio to mentor new lawyers for the years 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.


Practice areas


  1. Child Custody: 30%
    24 years
  2. Divorce: 30%
    24 years
  3. Family: 25%
    24 years
  4. Juvenile: 15%
    24 years



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

8 total 

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  • Tami Michelle Harmon

    Cindy is dedicated to her clients. She very knowledgeable and will fight for what is best.


    Tami Harmon Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Karin Coble

    Having worked with Cindy, I can say wholeheartedly that Cindy is one of the most intelligent and caring attorneys in family practice. I refer clients to Cindy regularly.


    Karin Coble Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Kirby & Kirby, Ltd.

316 N. Michigan Street
Suite 818
Toledo, OH, 43604


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Order of the Heel (highest honor given to an experienced atty)Toledo Junior Bar Association2015
Pro Bono AwardToledo Bar Association2012
Pro Bono AwardToledo Bar Association2010
Public Interest Law AwardAccess To Justice2006
Lavelle A. Willinger AwardPro Bono Legal Services Program of the Toledo Bar Association2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawLaw Office of Cindy M. Kirby1992 - Present
Mentor for a new lawyerat the request of the Ohio Supreme Court2016 - 2016
Mentor for a new lawyerthe request of The Supreme Court2015 - 2015
Mentor for a new lawyerthe request of the Supreme Court of Ohio2014 - 2014
Mentor for a new lawyerthe request of the Supreme Court of Ohio2013 - 2013
Mentor for a new lawyerthe request of The Supreme Court of Ohio2012 - 2012
Mentor for new lawyerthe request of The Supreme Court of Ohio2011 - 2011
Mentor for new lawyerthe request of The Supreme Court of Ohio2009 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsBoard Member2016 - Present
Toledo Bar AssociationPro Bono Advisory Board (past Chair)2008 - Present
Toledo Bar AssociationDiversity Committee (current secretary)2008 - Present
Equality ToledoBoard Member2005 - Present
Toledo Bar AssociationDomestic Relations Committee (past Chair)1992 - Present
Toledo Bar AssociationJuvenile Court Committee (past Chair)1992 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
12 page brochureLegal Rights For HIV Positive Individuals1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of ToledoPsychologyB.A. Magna Cum Laude1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ohio Supreme Court Judicial College ConferenceFamily Law Issues2015
PFLAG MeetingProtecting Relationships2014
TransOhio SymposiumProtecting Same Sex Relationships2013
OutLawIssues Affecting LGBT Clients2013
Law & Leadership InstituteLegal Issues2012
A Caring ResponseLegal Planning for LGBT Couples & Families2012
TransOhio Annual ConferenceProtecting Your Relationships2011
OUTLawLegal Issues2011
Annual ConferenceSame-Sex Marriage: Addressing the Challenges for the Courts and the Parties2011
The University of Toledo College of LawLGBT Legal Issues2010
The University of Toledo College of LawSole Practitioner Experiences2010
Judicial College video teleconferenceGLBT Issues in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court2010
WorkshopDomestic Violence Civil Protection Orders2009
Legal Issues WorkshopFamily Law Issues2009
Continuing Legal Education SeminarGuardian ad Litem Issues2009
Continuing Legal Education SeminarProfessionalism for the Legal Community2009
Toledo Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationLegal Rights For GLBT Individuals2007
Professionalism SeminarProfessionalism2007
Legal Rights WorkshopGLBT Legal Rights2007
Professionalism SeminarProfessionalism2006