Joanne S. Beasy

Joanne S. Beasy

P: 614.221.2121 | F: 614.365.9516

Assistant Kellie Kesselring 614.220.5181
about JoanneX+X+

Joanne Beasy is nothing short of a detail ninja, a trait that makes her fearless in the courtroom and always ready to deliver thoughtful solutions.

She’s provided decades of thorough representation in the fields of family law, business, litigation and attorney professional ethics matters. In family law, Joanne’s experience includes representing clients in dissolution, divorce, custody and like proceedings. Highlights of her business background are handling non-competition and trade secrets litigation. She also serves as counsel in attorney-related professional ethics matters.

Her relentless preparation gives her complete command of the facts of a case–all while maintaining a big picture perspective on the surrounding circumstances. She knows her way around IT, has a flair for numbers, and is in her element in any courtroom.

Joanne is a member of the Isaac Wiles Management Committee, Chair of the Family Law practice group, and serves as the firm’s Professional Ethics Counsel.

education & admissionsX+


  • The Ohio State University, J.D., 1994
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., Risk Management and Insurance, 1991

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 1994
  • U.S. District Courts, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
articles & presentationsX+

articles & presentations


  • Speaker, Preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders in civil litigation: Fed.R.Civ.P. 65 and Ohio Civ.R. 65, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s “Lunch with a Litigator”, March 2015, February 2016
professional & community activitiesX+

professional & community activities


  • Federal Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Former Vice Chair, Columbus Bar Association’s Professional Ethics Committee
  • Current Chair of the Columbus Bar Association’ Professional Ethics Committee 


  • Former Co-Chair, Columbus Bar Association’s Community Service Committee
  • Former Vice President, Grandview Heights City School District’s Board of Education


  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys Top 10 Best in Client Satisfaction, 2015
  • Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2018-2019
  • Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2005-2006
  • Community Service Award, Columbus Bar Association
  • Statewide Community Service Award, Ohio State Bar Foundation
  • AV—Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell