Beverly J. Farlow


Location: Dublin, Ohio
Phone: 614-734-1270
Fax: 614-923-1031
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Ms. Farlow is the founder and principal of the Dublin, Ohio law firm of Farlow & Associates LLC.  She is an Ohio Super Lawyer for 2016.  She was one of the first lawyers in Ohio to be designated as an Ohio State Bar Association Board-Certified Family Relations Law Specialist.

Ms. Farlow has spent most of her professional legal career practicing in the area of litigation with an emphasis on family relations law and school law. She has extensive experience throughout the state of Ohio, at all court levels, covering the full range from assisting a single parent in obtaining child support to litigating complex trials and appeals.

Ms. Farlow also practices in the area of school law. She frequently represents school administrators in employment contract actions; additionally, she represents administrators and educators before the State of Ohio Department of Education in certification proceedings, in criminal proceedings, and in other civil litigation.

Prior to commencing her legal career, Ms. Farlow worked as an English teacher in North Carolina, Illinois and Ohio for fourteen years. During that time, she focused on curriculum development and writing instruction. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Turkey, teaching English as a second language in Fatsa, Ordu, and at Ataturk University in Erzurum.


  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D.
  • The Ohio State University, Master of Arts in English Education
  • Wittenberg University, Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
  • Columbus Senior High School, Columbus, Indiana

Contact Information:

Beverly J. Farlow (0029810)

Farlow & Associates LLC

715 Shawan Falls Dr., Suite 2054

Dublin, Ohio 43017


614-923-1031 fx.

Practice Areas

  • Family Relations Law
  • School Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Real Estate Law

Presentations and Publications

  • Introduction to Family Law 2014
  • Handling Difficult Calculation Scenarios for Child Support 2014
  • Child Evaluations in Custody and Support Litigation 2014
  • How to Handle International Custody Disputes 2014
  • How to Handle International Parental Relocation Cases 2013
  • Drafting a Shared Parenting Plan 2013
  • Effective Preparation and Examination of Expert Witnesses in Family Law Litigation 2012
  • When a Parent Steals from a Child’s Piggy Bank and Other Non-Party Claims in a Divorce Case 2012
  • Navigating Complex Asset Cases 2012
  • Law You Can Use: Child Custody Evaluations 2011
  • Understanding and Preparing For a Child Custody Evaluation 2011
  • Registering Foreign Decrees 2010
  • Dealing with Allegations of Abuse in Child Custody Cases 2010
  • Property Division and Spousal Support 2009
  • Handling The Domestic Violence Case: Impact On Divorce Proceedings On Custody And Discovery 2009
  • Visitation and Relocation 2008
  • Fall Conference For Administrators:  Legal Update” 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Approaches to Settlement Negotiations” 2007
  • Problems and Pitfalls in Drafting Divorce Agreements” 2006
  • Visitation and Relocation 2003, 2005
  • Registering Foreign Decrees 2004
  • Legal Issues of Interest to Ohio School Administrators 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002
  • Contested Custody Cases And The Relationship With Family Violence 2002
  • Non-Parent Visitation: Grandparent Visitation, And Rights Of Other Non-Parent Parties” 2001
  • Family Law Update 2001
  • Handling The Domestic Violence Case- Impact On Divorce Proceedings:
  • Custody And Discovery 1999, 2001
  • Spousal Support 2000
  • Domestic Relations Agreements: Approaches To Settlement Negotiations 1999
  • Student Rights: Expulsions, Suspensions, Free Speech” 1999
  • Preparation And Use Of Expert Witnesses In Psychology 1999
  • Sexual Harassment Investigations:  How To Conduct A Prompt, Fair Investigation Which Will Save Your Board Money And Liability 1999
  • Content, Quality And The Meaning Of ‘Free Appropriate Public Education 1998
  • Where Is King Solomon When We Need Him? Dividing The Children 1997, 1998
  • Student Discipline Issues 1997
  • Civil Remedies For Uncivil Acts: Representing Victims Of Domestic Violence In Civil Actions 1995

An Administrator’s Guide to Ohio School Law

A Parent’s Guide to Ohio School Law

Bar Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

Professional Associations

  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Board of Trustees, Family Law Committee Chair
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association (Family Law Committee, and Education Law Committee)
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Union County Bar Association (Continuing Education Committee)
  • Delaware County Bar Association

Representative Cases

Goode v. Goode, 70 Ohio App.3d 125 (1991); Douglas v. Cincinnati Bd. of Edn. 80 Ohio App.3d 173 (1992); Bechtel v. England 87 Ohio App.3d 348 (1993); Goode v. Goode, 89 Ohio App.3d 405 (1993); Smith v. Smith, 91 Ohio App.3d 248 (1993); Scott v. Borelli, 106 Ohio App.3d 449 (1995); Wiltberger v. Davis, 110 Ohio App.3d 46 (1996); Reynolds v. Whitney, Ohio 1628 (2004);  State ex rel Midlam v. Greenville City School Dist. Bd. of Edn., 161 Ohio App.3d 6976, 2005-Ohio-3061. (2005)