Jill McGrail is Cincinnati born and raised. Hailing from the west-side, Jill is one of seven children and is a graduate of Seton High School. Ms. McGrail graduated summa cum laude from Mt. St. Joseph University. She then attended the evening law school program at the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at NKU and was admitted to practice in 2005. While attending law school, she worked full-time for Thomas H. Bergman, a transactional real estate attorney in Cincinnati. She started with Mr. Bergman in 1996, working her way up from filing clerk to legal assistant to paralegal to associate to partner. Their firm was Bergman & McGrail, LLC in Blue Ash. After 21 years with Mr. Bergman, Ms. McGrail ventured off on her own in April of 2017, hanging her own shingle, McGrail Law, LLC, in downtown Cincinnati. McGrail Law, LLC was a boutique firm concentrating in real estate, general business representation and corporate law. In April 2021, Ms. McGrail began her next new chapter, joining the law firm of Barron Peck Bennie & Schlemmer and their title company, Central Land Title Agency Co. Her areas of practice continue to be real estate, general business representation and corporate law.
Ms. McGrail is also a title agent licensed in Ohio and Kentucky and was the founder and owner of the title company, Rushmore Title, LLC, which began operating in 2005. She closed the operation as of May 1, 2021 as she now works with Central Land Title Agency Co. Ms. McGrail is an authorized agent of Old Republic National Title Insurance Company and First American Title Insurance Company.
Ms. McGrail is a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Ohio Bar Association, the American Bar Association and C.R.E.W.
Ms. McGrail has been married for 25 years. She and her husband, Sean, have two children — a son, Bryan, and a daughter, Maggie. She’s an avid runner and loves running marathons, her favorite being Boston. She also loves singing, sports and athletic events, reading, traveling, cooking and the fine arts.