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TO MY CLIENTS, I offer loyalty, confidentiality, competence, diligence and my best judgment. I shall represent you as I should want to be represented and be worthy of your trust. I shall counsel you with respect to alternative methods to resolve disputes. I shall endeavor to achieve your lawful objectives as expeditiously and economically as possible. This is my promise to you.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Probate: 25%
    7 years, 50 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    7 years, 250 cases
  3. Bankruptcy: 25%
    7 years, 50 cases
  4. Divorce: 25%
    7 years, 200 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-225/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

13 total 

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  • William Matthew Tinch

    I have recently had the pleasure of working with Mr. Ball. He and I were able to get a very tense situation worked out peacefully and amicably. Mr. Ball was great to work with on the matter. I would recommend those clients seeking a problem solver, to seek the counsel of Mr. Ball.

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    William Tinch Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James Brice Newell

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    James Newell Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Ernst & Associates

11 South Broadway Ste 200
Lebanon, OH, 45036

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OHActive200905/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2016
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Elite Legal Service - Criminal DefenseThumbtack2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV Rated Law FirmMartindale-Hubbell2012
Cali Award WinnerWestlaw2009
Chancellor's ListMiami Univeristy2005
Dean's ListMiami University2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyErnst & Associates2010 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Bankruptcy ForumAttorney Member2013 - Present
Warren County Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Butler County Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2009 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Ohio vs. P.DNot Guilty
State of Ohio vs. John ComerNot Guilty
Hanson v. DoublettProtection Order Dismissed - Trial
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Ernst & Associates BlogHow is Child Support Calculated2015
Ernst & Associates BlogWhat is Probate Court or Estate Administration2015
National Bankruptcy ForumBankruptcy Myths2013
Attorney BlogPost Foreclosure Liability - Will Lenders Go After Borrowers for Deficiency2013
Dayton Bar LawFacts - Wesley Center ProjectLandlord/Tenant Rights Q&A2009
Dayton Bar LawFacts - Wesley Center ProjectEmployment Law FAQ2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of DaytonN/AJD - Juris Doctor2009
Miami University of OhioPolitical ScienceOther - Bachelors2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Channel 9Warren County woman hires hit man to kill ex-husband2013
Channel 2 NewsWarren County woman hires hit man to kill ex husband2013
Channel 12 NewsWarren County woman hires man to kill ex-husband2013
Journal NewsT. Johnson Trial Butler County Bind-Over2011