• Jeffrey Grossman
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Jeffrey Grossman

“Jeff is one of the savviest, most skilled and experienced domestic attorneys around. In addition to his skill as an attorney, he’s a good-humored professional colleague who provides his clients with excellent legal representation.”

Jeffrey Grossman

office: 614.221.7711jag@grossman-law.com

“We’re excellent trial lawyers, but we take more pride in helping our clients avoid the uncertainty of contested litigation. Let’s face it: even a well-meaning judge doesn’t have time to know you or your family. We do!”

Jeff has lived in Columbus his entire life. He is the founder of Grossman Law Offices and has always specialized in Family Law. He has been recognized by his peers as one of Ohio’s—and in fact, the country’s—leading Family Law attorneys and has been listed in every single edition of Best Lawyers in America.

In 2009, Jeff was the first attorney in Ohio to be named the Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Columbus, by Best Lawyers in America. He was one of the very first to receive certification as a Specialist in Family Relations Law by the OSBA. Additionally, Jeff is the only lawyer in Central Ohio to have been selected as a Diplomate by The American College of Family Trial Lawyers.

Along with his son, Andrew, Jeff is a contributing columnist to Wholly Matrimony, abi-weekly feature in The Columbus Dispatch. As Founding Partner, Jeff enjoys collaborating with the younger lawyers in the firm, adding his experienced point of view to virtually every case the firm handles.

Get to Know Jeff

Jeff has been happily married to his wife, Anita, since his first year of law school. They have two sons: Andrew, who is managing partner of Grossman Law Offices and Matthew, who owns a thriving business in Columbus. Jeff has six grandchildren, with whom he spends most of his leisure time. Jeff's best friend is an Australian Labradoodle named Baxter, who can be always be found somewhere in and around the office.


  • Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law by the OSBA
  • One of Ohio's Top 10 Lawyers (in any practice area), 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America (every edition since inception)
  • Best Family Law Lawyer of the Year, 2009
  • AV® Preeminent™ Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • American College of Family Trial Lawyers, Diplomate
  • Top 50 Attorneys-Columbus Monthly
  • Ohio Super Lawyer;  2005-2012
  • Top Lawyers in Central Ohio- Business First



Wholly Matrimony, contributing columnist, The Columbus Dispatch


Jeff has been a contributing author to numerous professional publications


Because of his deep legal experience, Jeff lectures extensively for the Columbus Bar Association, The Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Ohio Legal Center Institute, the Ohio State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.


  • 1972, Ohio State Bar
  • 1977, US Supreme Court


  • 1968, BSJ, Ohio University
  • 1972, JD, Capital University Law School
  • 2006, AAML, Certified Family Law Arbitrator


  • Columbus Bar Association (Member, Family Law Committee)
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Family Law Arbitrator
  • The American College of Family Trial Lawyers, Fellow: Diplomate
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (President, Ohio Chapter, 1994-1995)