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Lisa L. Eschleman

Phone: (614) 358-4477
Fax: (614) 388-5727

Attorney Lisa Eschleman has practiced law for 30 years and has extensive experience representing individuals and businesses in complex civil trial and appellate matters, in both state and federal courts. She also has substantial experience leading local and statewide non-profit organizations, both as an executive director and through service on numerous boards of directors.

Lisa draws upon her background as a partner in a large regional law firm to represent clients in a wide range of family law matters to help create and implement strategies that achieve positive results in an efficient manner. She also has significant experience representing victims of domestic violence in contested custody matters having previously served as Senior Attorney at the Capital University Law School Family Advocacy Clinic. Lisa is a skilled negotiator and utilizes her diverse experience to assist her clients negotiate resolutions of their legal matters; when necessary, is a strong advocate for her clients at trial.

Lisa is a graduate of Indiana University and a 1987 graduate of Capital University Law School. While in law school, Lisa was a member of the Law Review and National Moot Court Team.

Lisa and her husband, Steve live in Worthington, Ohio and spend much of their free time hiking and traveling.


  • Capital University Law School, Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude (1987)
  • Indiana University, Bachelor of Science (1982)

Admissions to Practice

  • Ohio (1982)
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio (1987)
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio (1990)

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association Committee and Sections Advisory Committee
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association Pro Bono Committee (Chair 2008-2010, 2016-present)
  • Women Lawyers of Franklin County

Community Involvement

  • Law and Leadership Institute Board of Trustees
  • Capital University Law School Board of Counselors (Chair 2013-2015)
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Domestic Violence Advisory Committee
  • Justice Thomas J. Moyer Legacy Committee
  • Leadership Columbus
  • Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial Case Committee (Chair 2003-2014)
  • Ohio Domestic Violence Network Board of Trustees
  • Mount Carmel Foundation Board of Trustees


  • Capital University Law School Josiah H. Blackmore Alumni Award (2017)
  • Columbus Bar Association Outstanding Pro Bono Service (2012)
  • Capital University Law School Outstanding Alumni Service (2011)
  • Capital University Law School Distinguished Moot Court Alumnus (2005)
  • Business First “40 Under 40” (1996)

Teaching Experience

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Adjunct Professor (1995-2001)
  • Capital University Law School Adjunct Professor (2001-present)
  • Capital University Faculty Advisor, Child Welfare and Adoption Law Moot Court Team (2006-2012)

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