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Since 1990, attorney Paul Panico has worked to help individuals and families throughout central Ohio with their family law matters.  He prides himself on providing personal attention and service to each of his clients, while skillfully guiding them through the complicated and stressful legal process.

Paul has devoted his legal career to Ohio family law.  In his nearly thirty years of practice, Paul has handled hundreds of divorce, dissolution, separation, adoption, child custody and support matters.  His experience encompasses a diverse array of related family law matters, including prenuptial agreements, post-divorce litigation and appeals, qualified domestic relations orders (QRDOs), paternity, grandparents’ rights and more. By focusing his practice on family law, Paul has gained a wealth of experience and can shepherd clients through the process.

Relationships in divorce cases are very important. I relate to my clients on a very personal level. I care about my clients; I understand who they are and what they want in life.


As a divorced father, Paul understands the emotional challenge of family law matters. He offers compassion and understanding to all of his clients, knowing that their case is more than just a legal problem: it's their life.  To help his clients achieve the best possible results, Paul gives them a realistic assessment of their case.  Armed with this knowledge, his clients can make the best possible decision about how to proceed.  

Paul is a skilled litigator and negotiator.  He has established lasting relationships throughout the Columbus legal community, giving him a unique advantage in his ability to resolve cases without the expense and stress of a drawn-out court process. However, when necessary, Paul will fiercely advocate for his clients, protecting their parental rights and financial assets and safeguarding the best interests of their children.

By working hand-in-hand with his clients, Paul gets results that work for his clients, knowing that while circumstances may currently be tough, it will eventually be all right. His extensive experience and knowledge are an asset to his clients, along with his caring and calming personality.  

Paul offers free initial consultations to all potential clients so they can understand their legal rights and options before hiring an attorney.  Contact our office today to learn more about how he can help you with your central Ohio divorce, dissolution, child custody or child support matter.