Dirken D. Winkler
Since being licensed in 1997 to practice law in Ohio, Dirken D. Winkler (Dirk) has served as legal counsel in many capacities. During law school Dirk served for three years as a law clerk with the Ohio Court of Claims. Upon graduating law school, Dirk served as Compliance Counsel for Nationwide Insurance Corporation where he was the lead attorney on a variety of public retirement programs involving employers such as the State of Ohio and numerous school districts.
Thereafter, Dirk served as Assistant Consumer Counsel for the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel where he was legal counsel on a number of complex energy and utility cases before the Ohio Public Utilities Commission and the Federal Communications Commission. Ultimately, Dirk followed his passion of opening a law practice where he could provide personalized legal services to individuals and families facing difficult and complex probate, estate planning and family law matters. Dirk's foremost obligation as a lawyer is to represent his clients zealously, within the bounds of the law. However, Dirk also couples his legal services with a commitment to serve his clients with compassion and understanding.
As to Dirk's personal interests and goals, he is an avid fly fisherman and a staunch Buckeye supporter. Dirk also volunteers his time and effort to a variety of charitable causes. Dirk has 13 years of United States Army Reserve service, and in 2002-03 Dirk served at the United States Central Command Headquarters in the Middle East during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Areas of Practice:
60% Family Law / Domestic Relations, Juvenile Law
40% Probate Practice, Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
So, You Want to Open a Law Practice, Columbus Bar Briefs, Spring, 2004
So, I Opened My Law Practice - An Update, Columbus Bar Briefs, Spring, 2006
Past Legal Employment Positions:
Winkler & Rovito, LLC - Partner
D. Winkler Law Offices, LLC - Private Practice
Ohio Consumers Counsel - Assistant Consumers Counsel
Nationwide Insurance - Compliance Counsel
Ohio Court of Claims, Law Clerk
United States Army Reserves;
Military Intelligence Branch, 1986-1994; 1996-2003
Pro Bono Activities:
Columbus Bar Association / Legal Aid Homeless Shelter Legal Services, 2004 - Present
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Dirken D. Winkler
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