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John Leonard Heilbrun

Divorce and separation Attorney at Cincinnati, OH

5.0   4 reviews
  • Licensed for 46 years
    State OH
    Acquired 1977
    Active No misconduct found

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About John

Learn John’s areas of practice.

Practice area
  1. Divorce and separation
    Divorce, Collaborative Divorce, Dissolution, Spousal Support and Property Division, Parental rights and custody, Post Decree issues

    43 years

I grew up in Cincinnati and graduated from Walnut Hills High School and the University of Cincinnati College of Law. I  have been a practicing attorney in Cincinnati for over 35 years. At this time, my practice is concentrated in the areas of Family Law and representing people who have been injured in car, motor vehicle and truck crashes.


If you have any family law problem - divorce, dissolution, child custody dispute, or related issue such as spousal support (alimony) or division of property or debts - or a post decree problem - call me if you want to talk with an attorney who is not only highly competent and experienced, but also understanding and sympathetic.


I am a strong advocate of the Collaborative Process for resolving family law problems, and I have been an active member of the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals for 13 years. In my experience, if both spouses hire attorneys with significant training and experience in resolving cases through the Collaborative Process, in many cases this will be the best way for the spouses to proceed to work out the various issues that need to be resolved when a marriage is ending. Nevertheless, I do recognize and understand however, that there are some situations where a more aggressive and positional process is required. I  have the experience and skill to represent my clients in those situations as well.


The Law Office of John Heilbrun
9403 Kenwood Road
Suite B-110
Cincinnati, OH, 45243

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Posted by anonymous | July 24, 2014
Look no further.
John has been excellent to work with, and with his guidance was able to get through some rather troubled times. He is always available when needed. John and I worked together via email for the most part; if that is your preferred method of communication then you will appreciate his rare ability to use a computer effectively. If you prefer the phone, then he is still the man for the job. To sum up: you get what you pay for, and John is top-notch. -a current (soon to be former) client
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Posted by Jamie | June 21, 2014
Jamie Love
John was my divorce attorney. He did an exceptional job of making a very difficult situation as civil as possible. John guided me through every step. I knew exactly what to expect before every meeting. John was positive and confident in each meeting and fortunately for me, was my voice when I could not find mine. John was also very fair to both parties (which I respected). John was always available to answer any questions or help me sort out a lot of the emotional pieces that come along with a divorce. I would highly recommend John to anyone. I would definitely use his services again, if needed.
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Posted by anonymous | June 18, 2014
A Truly Happy Customer
Mr. Heilbrun is a very good attorney and I would recommend him to anyone who is going through a divorce. I was married to a military servicemen which can have its challenges in itself and he reached out to an attorney who was well experienced with my kind of case for support. I am pleased with his services and thank him for his commitment.
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Posted by Garry | June 11, 2014
John is very thorough and well prepared in presenting my case and being my advocate. His focus and understanding of the circumstances gave me the confidence that I he was the right person for my situation and the results were evident of it. I highly recommend John to become your advocate as well.


  • Hourly Rates $ 325-325 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • The Law Office of John Heilbrun
  • 1977 - Present


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1977
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1973
  • Walnut Hills High School
  • High school
  • 1969

Sample of Legal Cases

  • provided on request


  • Ohio State Bar Association, Family Law Committee
  • 2011 - Present
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • 2009 - Present
  • Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • 2000 - Present
  • Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers Association
  • 1992 - Present
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Domestic Relations Court Practice Committee
  • 1985 - Present
  • Ohio Academy for Justice
  • 1981 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 1980 - Present
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Board Member
  • 1999 - 2004
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Chairperson
  • 1981 - 1982
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018

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Unknown Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Feb 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John Heilbrun has a superior reputation among Cincinnati-area lawyers. He's highly regarded because of his uncommon grasp of the law. And, even more, his ability to communicate it so effectively to clients, opposing counsel and in court. Resourceful in his representation of clients, John is professional and respectful. His integrity is equal to his lawyering skills. John deserves the very highest recommendation."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Nov 24
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. John is a fine lawyer who understands the law, but more importantly, focuses on settlement in the best interests of his clients."
Family Attorney | Aug 14
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"John is an experienced attorney who is great to work with. John is always professional, kind, and prompt with responses. He understands that civility on the part of the attorneys can set the tone for civility between the parties in sometimes contentious family matters, which ultimately helps parties to resolve difficult issues outside of the court process."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known John for many years and he has always represented his clients with the highest degree of professionalism. John is well versed in the law and is a true advocate for his loyal clients. You would be wise to hire John as your attorney."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. We were originally partners and he has outstanding legal abilities."
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Cincinnati Divorce and separation Lawyer John Leonard Heilbrun
John Leonard Heilbrun
Divorce and separation Attorney
Cincinnati, OH
Licensed for 46 years