He has litigated before all of the Domestic Relations and Juvenile Court Judges and Magistrates in Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont Counties.
Jimmy Lefton is a goal oriented Family Law Practitioner. Working with clients and identifying their objectives allows Mr. Lefton to customize his legal service and advice to best serve the needs of the client. Most clients would rather avoid the time, cost and drama of litigating Family Law matters. Therefore, Mr. Lefton works very hard with his clients to explore every opportunity to resolve issues out of court. Jimmy is a trained collaborative divorce lawyer and member of the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals.
Jimmy Lefton also handles major personal injury matters including Auto Accident, Slip and Fall, Dog Bites, Wrongful death, Birth Injury, Brain Damage other catastrophic injuries.
While attending law school, Jimmy Lefton worked as an Assistant Attorney for the City of East Lansing, Michigan. Also while in law school, he was elected to a two year term on the school’s Law Review.
Prior to joining Barron Peck Bennie & Schlemmer, Jimmy Lefton worked as an assistant Prosecutor for Joseph Deters in the Hamilton County Prosecutors Office. He also worked with Richard Katz, a sports and talent agent and principal in Katz Management Group, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Jimmy Lefton is married with 3 children. He is very active in his community. He spent many years coaching youth sports including baseball, football and basketball. He is a former board member of the Sycamore Athletic Club, Youth Basketball Organization.