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Contact

Office / 614.368.5100
Direct / 614.344.8687
Email / Chelsea@awlawohio.com
7.4Chelsea Leigh Berger

Chelsea L. Berger, Esq.

You’re great at what you do.
— J.B, Former Client

Chelsea is an associate attorney at Albeit Weiker, LLP. Chelsea focuses her practice in the areas of employment law, school law, domestic relations, and estate planning. Prior to joining Albeit Weiker, Chelsea worked at a general practice firm, gaining extensive experience in these practice areas, among others.

Chelsea prides herself on getting to know her clients and truly listening to their story, so as to best remedy their legal issues and accomplish their goals in the process. Chelsea regularly appears in state and federal courts, and at administrative hearings, representing employees regarding their wrongful termination, educators in licensure investigations, students in disciplinary disputes, and spouses and parents in their divorce and custody proceedings. She has also argued appellate cases in front of the Sixth Circuit and state district courts.

During law school, Chelsea served as a law clerk for the Franklin County Public Defender, was a judicial extern for Judge Kim A. Browne, and worked as an extern at the Office of the D.C. Attorney General, Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services.

In her spare time, Chelsea enjoys eating at new restaurants, working out, and traveling to visit family and friends.

Education

The University of Pittsburgh (B.A. in Administration of Justice summa cum laude 2008, University Scholar-Top 2% of class, Big Brothers Big Sisters Pitt Chapter Founder and President)

The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio (J.D. 2012 on a leadership scholarship, CALI Award winner in the Justice for Children Practicum, Managing Editor for The Ohio State Law Journal)

Bar Admission

Ohio, 2012; U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Practice Areas

Employment Law, School Law, Family Law, Estate Planning, Civil Litigation

Affiliations

Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, Ohio Association for Justice, Dublin Chamber of Commerce, Next Gen Dublin Young Professionals Organization

Professional Development and Publications

Columbus Bar Association Barrister Leadership Program, Dublin Chamber of Commerce Leadership Academy, Online Threats and Civil Protection Orders-OAJ Quarterly

See also Central Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, Franklin County, Ohio and Statewide Representation for Breach of Employment Contract, Termination Hearings, Disciplinary Proceedings, School Law, Teacher Termination, Principal Termination, School Administrator Disciplinary Proceedings, Ohio Department of Education-Office of Professional Conduct-Licensure Investigations and Hearings, Representation for Workplace Investigations, Unemployment Compensation Hearings, State Personnel Board of Review Hearings, Civil Service Employee Hearings, Non-Compete Agreements, Release of Non-Compete Agreements, Severance Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Other Employment Agreements, Maternity Leave Termination, Mediation, Arbitration, FMLA Retaliation and FMLA Interference