N., 3400 OH-741,
Lebanon, OH 45036

Attorney Profile

Thomas G. Eagle

Thomas G. Eagle

See www.eaglelawoffice.com.


  • 1986, Ohio and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • 1988, Kentucky
  • 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • 1990, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky


  • University of Kentucky, J.D., 1986
  • Eastern Kentucky University, B.A., in Political Science, with high distinction, 1983


  • Dayton, Warren County, Butler County, Ohio State, Kentucky, and Federal (Dayton Chapter) Bar Associations
  • Ohio Association for Justice (formerly Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers)
  • Kentucky Justice Association (formerly Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys)
  • The American Association for Justice (formerly The Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Miami Valley Trial Lawyers Association
  • Warren County Law Library Board of Trustees; Warren County Law Library Resources Board, 2009 to Present
  • Magistrate Judge Selection Committee, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio (Cincinnati) (2010)
  • Warren County Bar Association Certified Attorney Grievance Committee, 2015 to Present
  • Middletown Municipal Court, Local Rules (Civil Division) Revision Committee (2018)

Biography and Awards

  • Member: Moot Court Board and National Moot Court Team, University of Kentucky College of Law, 1985-1986
  • Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award in Landlord and Tenant Law, 1984;
  • Recipient: Kentucky Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Award, 1996-2000.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Real Estate Law, Miami University, 1987-
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, 2015

Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, 2015

Destinguished Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement 2019

MH - Very High Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards



  • Book Reviews: “David Ball on Criminal Defense,” Kentucky Justice Association Advocate, Nov./Dec. 2016, Vol. 44 No. 6; and Ohio Association for Justice Ohio Trial, Winter 2017, Vol. 27, No.1; and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers The Champion, May 2017; and Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Vindicator, Fall 2017.
  • “The Impact of Bankruptcy on Dissolution of Marriage: Ethical Considerations, Dischargeability of Debts, and Bankruptcy Discharge,” National Business Institute, August 2006
  • “Personal Injury, Cases: Calculating and Proving Damages,” “Identify and Deal with Common Ethical Problems,” “Handle Critical Post-Trial Issues,” National Business Institute, October 2006
  • “How to Litigate Your First Civil Trial in Ohio: Ethical Considerations,” National Business Institute (2004)
  • “Achieving Favorable Settlements in Ohio: Mediation, Walking the Ethical Line and Closing the Deal,” National Business Institute (2005)
  • “The Hidden Truth in Sentencing: Getting the Best out of Ohio’s New Felony Sentencing Law,” OACDL Vindicator (Spring 1996)


  • “Ohio’s New Felony Sentencing Law,” Warren County Bar Association (1996)
  • “Electronic Filing in the Federal Courts,” Warren County Bar Association (2005)
  • “Achieving Favorable Settlements in Ohio,” National Business Institute (2005)
  • “Objections in Domestic Relations Cases,” Warren County Bar Association Domestic Relations Committee (2016)

Reported Cases

  • Nelson v. Pieratt (In re Pieratt), Bankr.S.D.Ohio Nos. 11-11434, 11-1107, 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 2307 (May 9, 2013) (Obtained dismissal of non-dischargeability complaint against home construction contractor)
  • Reynolds-Cornett v. Reynolds, 12th Dist. Butler No. CA2013-09-175, 2014-Ohio-2893 (Affirmed award of support for parent of disabled child)
  • Adamson v. Coroner, 12th Dist. Brown No. CA2014-07-016, 2014-Ohio-5739 (Affirmed trial verdict in favor of county official to retain elected office)
  • Nithiananthan v. Toirac, 12th Dist. Warren Nos. CA2014-02-021, CA2014-02-028, CA2014-08-114, 2015-Ohio-1416 (Affirmed verdict in favor of neighbor in nuisance/harassment complaint)
  • Sorrell v. Micomonaco, 2015-Ohio-1417, 31 N.E.3d 1265 (12th Dist.) (Reversed judgment that client’s prior attorney settled the client’s case without client’s consent)
  • HOEYHJ, Ltd. v. Browning (In re Browning), Bankr.S.D.Ohio Nos. 17-31480, 17-3066, 2018 Bankr. LEXIS 2069 (June 14, 2018) (Defeating summary judgment in non-dischargeability action over misappropriated insurance proceeds)
  • United States v. Barrett, 982 F.2d 193 (6th Cir. 1992)(Reversed life sentence for federal kidnapping conviction)
  • Rader v. Carroll, 36 ATLA Law Reporter 135(May 1993)(Affirming auto accident jury verdict and interest award against liability insurer)
  • Bell v. Midwestern Educational Services, Inc., 89 Ohio App. 3d. 193, 624 N.E. 2d. 386 (2d Dist. 1993)(Affirmed dismissal of civil suit for lack of service of process)
  • State v. Feltner, 87 Ohio App 3d 279, 622 N.E. 2d 15 (12th Dist. 1993)(Affirmed court ordered disclosure of identity of confidential informant in drug trafficking case)
  • Moore v. Holbrook, 2 F. 3d 697 (6th Cir., 1993)(Reversed dismissal of prisoner excessive force claim)
  • State v. Crawley, 96 Ohio App. 3d 149, 644 N.E.2d 724 (12th Dist. 1994) jurisd’l motion over’d, 71 Ohio St.3d 1420, 642 N.E.2d 386 (1994), cert. denied, 514 US 1127 (1995)(Double jeopardy in DUI/vehicular assault case)
  • Walton v. Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, 37 ATLA Law Reporter 56 (March 1994)(Reported plaintiff’s verdict against prison for death of inmate killed by fellow inmate)
  • State v. Owen, 114 Ohio App. 3d. 226, 683 N.E.2d 37 (12th Dist. 1996)(affirmed suppression of breath test in DUI case for failure to comply with calibration requirements)
  • State v. Echols, 141 Ohio App.3d 556, 752 N.E.2d 314 (12th Dist. 2001)(Reversed criminal conviction and sentence for misuse of 9-1-1 system)
  • In re Absher Children, 141 Ohio App.3d 118, 750 N.E.7d 188 (12th 2001)(Reversed juvenile court exercise of jurisdiction over Native American children removed from North Carolina reservation and Indian Tribal Court jurisdiction)
  • United States v. Duckro, 466 F.3d 438 (6th Cir. 2006)(Reversed portions of federal prison sentence for gun-trafficking conviction)
  • In Re: D.S., 111 Ohio St.3d 361, 856 N.E.2d 921, 2006-Ohio-5851(Reversed blanket order of sex offender polygraphs for juvenile sex offenders)
  • Wilson v. Lee, 172 Ohio App.3d 791, 876 N.E.2d 1312, 2007-Ohio-4542(Affirmed grant of relief from default judgment against landlord in dog bite case)
  • State ex rel. Varnau v. Wenninger, 128 Ohio St.3d 361, 944 N.E.2d 663, 2011-Ohio-759(Reversed summary judgment against petitioner in challenge to qualifications of elected county sheriff)
  • Wood v. Fliehman, 193 Ohio App.3d 454, 952 N.E.2d 555, 2011-Ohio-2101 (12th Dist.)(Affirmed dismissal of attempt to execute on foreign judgment over Ohio resident)

Practice Areas

Civil and Criminal Litigation, Trials and Appeals, including Consumer Rights, Real Estate, Commercial Disputes; Family Law, Personal Injury, Real Estate, and Others

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