Michael Jay O’Hara

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      Michael Jay O’Hara

      Crestview Hills, Kentucky
      48 years of experience


      Michael J. O'Hara was admitted to practice in 1975 and is currently a Partner with the Firm. Michael has represented both individuals and businesses in a wide range of matters relating to employee and employer rights and responsibilities under State and Federal laws including gender, race, religion, ethnicity, and disability discrimination cases. He also regularly represents survivors of abuse and police misconduct. Michael focuses his practice in the areas of employment discrimination, civil rights, and commercial law.

      Michael was born in Lexington, Kentucky and grew up in Northern Kentucky. He is married and has two daughters. Michael currently lives in Cincinnati with his wife, Glenda Harrison, who is also an attorney and currently serves as the Executive Director of Kentucky Access to Justice Commission. He has been actively involved with volunteer lawyer programs in both Kentucky and Ohio

      Practice Areas

      Employment Law

      Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination

      Civil Rights

      Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Police Misconduct

      Personal Injury

      Wrongful Death

      Business Law

      Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes

      Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

      Kentucky, Kentucky Bar Association, Since 1975
      Ohio, Supreme Court of Ohio Office of Attorney Services, Since 1981
      6th Circuit, Since 1976
      U.S. Supreme Court, Since 2006

      Professional Associations

      Kentucky Bar Association # 52530 Member (Current)

      State Bar of Ohio # 0014966 Member (Current)


      • University of Kentucky College of Law J.D. (1974)

      • University of Dayton B.A. (1971)

      Speaking Engagements

      Speaker at Employment Law and Discrimination, Civil Rights and Class Actions

      O'Hara, Taylor, Sloan & Cassidy


      25 Town Center Blvd., Suite 201, Crestview Hills, KY 41017

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      1 Reviews

      5 out of 5

        He is one of the best lawyers I know. I recommend him to people all the time.

        Benjamin “Tom” T.D. Pugh

        January 27, 2022

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