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Community Service:
The Essence of a Good Lawyer

The attorneys and staff at Barron Peck Bennie & Schlemmer strongly believe that they have an obligation to give part of their expertise back to the community in which they live. Our lawyers and staff members take part in a broad variety of community-based charities, educational projects, and other community-based activities.

We list them here to show the breadth of our interests; we use our skills for many purposes:

Educational and youth coaching:

  • A team from BPBS serves as tutors and mentors at Parker Elementary School in Madisonville on a weekly basis.
  • Coaching at Kilgour Elementary School
  • St. Xavier High School development office
  • Coaching for youth baseball, basketball, football, softball, swimming and soccer teams in several counties
  • Swimming coach in community swim team
  • Board work of soccer league, community athletic association


  • Work with sister cities organizations
  • Board member, international educational foundation
  • Teaching the jury system in law schools in Ukraine

Legal organizations:

  • Our lawyers have served on the boards of the Cincinnati and Ohio State Bar Associations
  • Chair of Small Firm/Solo Practice committee of Ohio State Bar Association
  • "Service to Others" award from American Bar Association
  • Special Service award from Cincinnati Bar Association
  • "Volunteer Lawyer of the Year Award," Legal Aid Society of Gtr. Cincinnati


  • Our staff members have served on the governing boards in their religious institutions in the Catholic, Protestant and Jewish faiths
  • Stephen Minister
  • Chair of Social Action Committee at synagogue
  • Active in Social Justice and other church based groups
  • Active in Interfaith Hospitality Network and Emmaus Community
  • Active in Habitat for Humanity
  • Religious school teachers and committee members

Arts community:

  • Officer of Cincinnati Arts Association (Music Hall & Aronoff Center)
  • Officer of Greater Cincinnati Arts & Education Center (SCPA)
  • Board Member, Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati
  • Board Member, Cincinnati Arts Association
  • Active with College-Conservatory of Music alumni efforts

Other - we serve as officers or board members of:

  • Several homeowner associations
  • Oakley Community Council
  • Cincinnati Athletic Club
  • Cincinnati Junior Council for Children's Hospital
  • Newport Historic Preservation Commission
  • U. C. Alumni Association
  • Ohio Valley Chapter, Natl. Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Navy League of the United States, Cincinnati Council
  • Free Store-Food Bank of Greater Cincinnati
  • Jewish Community Center
  • Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati
  • FreeStore FoodBank Planned Giving Council

We at Barron Peck Bennie & Schlemmer consider our community work to be an honor. Our communities have supported us in becoming lawyers and lawyer associates, and we enjoy giving back to our communities.

Practice Areas Contact Us
Cincinnati, OH Office
Newport, OH Office

Cincinnati Office
Barron Peck Bennie & Schlemmer, Co. LPA
3074 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209

Phone: 513-721-1350
Fax: 513-721-2301
Cincinnati Law Office Map

Newport Office
Barron Peck Bennie & Schlemmer, Co. LPA
30 East Eighth Street
Newport, KY 41071

Phone: 859-547-1382
Fax: 888-202-1694
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Based in Greater Cincinnati and northern Kentucky, we serve clients throughout Ohio and Kentucky, including Oakley, Hyde Park, Clifton, Indian Hill, Kenwood, Montgomery, Symmes Township, Mason, West Chester, Batavia, Fairfield, Loveland, Milford, Lebanon, Monroe, Bridgetown, White Oak, Forest Park, Springdale, Blue Ash, Deer Park, Norwood, Middletown, Hamilton, Trenton, Oxford, Covington, Newport and other communities in Hamilton County, Butler County, Warren County, Clermont County, Boone County, Kenton County and Campbell County.