Cincinnati Divorce Lawyer 
April M Payne
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Cincinnati Divorce Lawyer April Payne
Attorney April M Payne Bio
Collaborative Divorce Lawyer April Payne
April Payne stands out among Cincinnati divorce lawyers. She has extensive divorce and family law experience, having worked exclusively in the area of divorce and family law her entire legal career. While Ms. Payne is an experienced litigation divorce lawyer, her practice focuses on negotiating settlements through collaborative law and the traditional negotiation process. Negotiating a settlement allows for the divorcing couple to structure creative settlement solutions to address their specific situation. In all cases, Ms. Payne maintains high ethical standards and represents each divorce client with professionalism and integrity.

Prior to graduating from the University of Akron School of Law, Cincinnati Divorce Attorney April Payne interned for the divorce and family law judges in Summit County, Ohio. Enjoying her work during her internship, Ms. Payne decided to focus her law career in divorce and family law.

After graduating from law school in 1998, April Payne worked for the divorce and family law judge, Susan Laker Tolbert, at the Hamilton County, Ohio Domestic Relations Court in Cincinnati for nearly two years. As an attorney working for Judge Tolbert, Ms. Payne gained extensive invaluable experience in Cincinnati divorce and family law legal matters. 

April Payne has been a private practice attorney concentrating exclusively in the areas of divorce and family law since her departure from the Domestic Relations Court in September 2000. In addition, Ms. Payne is trained in collaborative law and divorce mediation. In 2007, Ms. Payne fulfilled her professional goal of opening her own divorce and family law practice. 

April Payne is a member of the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals; International Academy of Collaborative Professionals; Ohio State Bar Association and Cincinnati Bar Association — member of the Domestic Relations Committee. Further, she is a Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers fellow.

Ms. Payne will be happy to discuss your specific situation with you. Contact her today to schedule your appointment