about Joanne S. Beasy
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, litigation and attorney professional ethics matters. In family law, Joanne’s experience includes representing clients in dissolution, divorce, custody and other family law matters. She also serves as counsel in attorney ethics matters.
Her relentless preparation gives her a 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 Ethics Counsel.
education & admissions
The Ohio State University, J.D., 1994
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., Risk Management and Insurance, 1991
Bar & Court Admissions
U.S. District Courts, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
articles & presentations
“Dissolution vs. Divorce: What are the Differences?” DivorceMagazine.com, March 14, 2019
“Divorce Bonuses and the IRS, Oh My!” -CBA Legal Connections, January 10, 2020
“Pandemic Shared Parenting 101” DivorceMagazine.com, April 7, 2020
- What is a QDRO in the Divorce or Dissolution Process?
- “Dissolution vs. Divorce: What are the Differences?,” Divorce Magazine
- May a Child Call a Step-Mom “Mom”?
- Trial Means Trial…Car Troubles or Not…
- New Franklin County Parenting Coordination Rule!
- Your Mobile Phone Easily Records Conversations…But Is Recording Legal?
- Representing Yourself? Pay Very Close Attention to Deadlines!
- You’ll Pay if You Delay!
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”, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
professional & community activities
Federal Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
Current Chair of the Columbus Bar Association’ Professional Ethics Committee (after 2 years serving as Vice Chair)
Secretary/Treasurer of the Columbus Lawyers’ Club
Central Ohio Association of Juvenile Lawyers
Former Co-Chair, Columbus Bar Association’s Community Service Committee
Former Vice President, Grandview Heights City School District’s Board of Education
AV—Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys Top 10 Best in Client Satisfaction, 2015
Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2018-2020
Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2005-2006
Superb AVVO Rating
Community Service Award, Columbus Bar Association
Statewide Community Service Award, Ohio State Bar Foundation