The Butler County Bar Association is a voluntary association of approximately 400 attorneys who either practice or live in Butler County, Ohio. Hamilton, Ohio is the county seat of Butler County. The communities of Middletown, Fairfield, West Chester, and Oxford are also located in Butler County. Oxford is also the home of Miami University.

The purpose of this site is to provide public information concerning the Butler County Bar Association and its activities, and the legal system within Butler County.


John J. Reister, President
Damon L. Halverson, First Vice-President
Patricia J. Downing, Second Vice-President
Cassandra E. Kiesey, Secretary-Treasurer
Tamara S. Sack, Immediate Past President


Kevin L. Cooney   Adolfo Olivas
Hon. Margot B. Halcomb   Daniel J. Phillips
Michael J. Hallee   James G. Robinson

Melanie R. Cain, Executive Director
Hanna B. Haddad, BCBA Contract Attorney
Mary Lou Kusel, Bar Counsel