Founded in 1994

Our firm has been providing effective, aggressive, affordable and often untraditional legal representation of our clients for over 24 years. 

Our Mission

Dean Edward Hines is an experienced attorney rated “AV” (preeminent) by Martindale Hubbell the premier rating service for attorneys, Dean is also an OSBA Board Certified Family Law Specialist and has been providing effective legal representation for over 24 years.

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Dean E. Hines

I'm an Ohio based lawyer practicing law since 1994. Our firm has offices in Dayton, Ohio and Columbus, Ohio. We also provide tax representation Nationwide. Our firm provides representation in regards to: Family Law, domestic relations, juvenile court matters, Federal taxation and State taxation, and numerous civil related business matters.

We pride ourselves in providing aggressive and conscientious representation taking into account the needs and goals of our clients. I have an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell which is an attorney rating service in which you are graded by your peers. I am also an OSBA Board Certified Family Law Specialist. We are committed to providing aggressive excellence in all cases in which we provide representation.

I graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 1991 with a B.B.A. which includes a triple major in finance, real estate, and accounting. I followed my undergraduate education with attendance and graduation from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1993. I completed my course of studies at the University of Cincinnati College of Law in only 2 years and graduated in the top 10% of my class. I have been practicing law for the past 24 years in the State of Ohio.

Call today to receive a FREE initial consultation. Call our Dayton office at (937) 439-5708 or our Columbus office at (614) 228-2680.

Attorney Biography:

Dean Edward Hines Co., LPA

Practice Areas:

OSBA Certified Family Law Specialist

Federal and State Taxation

Domestic Relations

Business Law

Juvenile Law



State of Ohio

United States District Court

Southern District of Ohio

United States Tax Court


Law School:

University of Cincinnati, J.D., 1993


Eastern Michigan University, B.B.A., 1991


Dayton Bar Association

Columbus Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

American Bar Associations

American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)


AV Preeminent Nationally rated by Martindale Hubbell

OSBA Board Certified Family Law Specialist

Rue ratings Best Attorneys of America

Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Estate Planning (tax emphasis)


Cincinnati, Ohio 1962

"AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished SM and Martingale-Hubbell Notable SM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martingale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies."