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Our corporate attorneys serve as corporate and transactional counsel to a wide range of business types engaged in many different kinds of businesses.

Non-profit Organizations

Our attorneys represent a wide range of non-profit and tax exempt organizations including private foundations, public charities, and supporting organizations.


Manley Burke lawyers counsel corporate, non-profit and individual clients on a wide range of tax issues on the federal, state and local levels.

Real Estate

Our real estate attorneys’ have broad expertise serving clients in areas including acquisition and disposition of real estate, zoning issues, leasing, landlord tenant issues, litigation of real estate related disputes, and real estate valuation issues among others.

Land use and zoning

We counsel clients on a wide variety of zoning and land use issues including re-zoning, residential and business development, easements and commercial and industrial development, eminent domain, site plan approval, variances, conditional uses and historic preservation among others.

Constitutional law and civil rights

We have successfully defended clients’ constitutional rights in freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, housing, excessive use of force, service animal ownership, participation in the Civil Service System, and local sign ordinances among others.

Local government

We advise governments on various matters including civil rights, contracts, employment, regulations, land use and zoning issues and public finance, among others.


Our litigators focus on business and real estate litigation, specifically including contract and commercial disputes, zoning and land issues, real estate issues, landlord/tenant disputes, shareholder/member claims and corporate claims, among others.

Workers Comp and Social Security Disability Law

An attorney experienced in Ohio workers’ compensation law and Social Security Disability regulations can help ensure the filing or appeals process goes smoothly.

Employment and Labor law

We regularly represent employers in a variety of employment law matters include employment contracts, employment discrimination, wage and hour claims and negotiation and enforcement of employment contracts.  We also have a robust practice representing unions and their related entities.

Fraternal Organizations

Fraternal Law Partners (a division of Manley Burke) specializes in fraternal organizations.
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Our Attorneys

Big Law Talent; Small Law Agility

At Manley Burke, our attorneys are seasoned professionals here to listen to your legal concerns, then give you options. Our attorneys share your concern with the whole picture, not just the legal picture. Go ahead, meet our team and see for yourself.

Timothy M. Burke
"The role of a lawyer is to assist a client in obtaining justice."

Much of Timothy M. Burke's practice is devoted to local government law and the government decision-making process. His background prepared him for that. He spent four years in Cincinnati City Hall as Legislative Assistant to then Council member Jerry Springer...

Sean P. Callan
“I love reading, writing, thinking, problem solving; I am blessed to work as a lawyer where these skills are required.”

Sean's practice areas include commercial real estate law, zoning and land use law, corporate law and litigation, including administrative hearings before planning commissions, boards of zoning appeals, and taxing authorities. Sean is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale.com, the highest possible peer...

John E. Christopher
"Justice delayed is justice denied." – William E. Gladstone

John E. Christopher is a partner at Manley Burke, LPA. He primarily practices in the areas of nonprofit organizations, business organizations, tax, and estate planning. John's tax focused education and his years of experience in working with a broad variety...

Gary M. Eby
“Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for.” – Clarence Darrow

Mr. Eby's practice is concentrated in the area of Union side labor law in the public and private sector; involving all aspects of labor union representation including arbitrations and representation before state and federal courts and agencies. He also concentrates...

Amy Hebbeler
“In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.” - Albert Einstein

Amy is an associate with Manley Burke, LPA. Her practice focuses on the issues specific to nonprofit and tax exempt organizations, in addition to corporate law, real estate law and estate planning. She is also a regular contributor to the...

Patrick K. Hogan
“The law is reason, free from passion.” – Borrowed from Aristotle

Patrick’s practices areas include business law, nonprofit law, probate, tax-exempt issues, charitable solicitation, and civil litigation. Patrick grew up in Cincinnati and is a graduate of St. Xavier High School. He graduated from Saint Louis University and became a stock...

Micah E. Kamrass
“Do Justice, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly”

Micah’s practice focuses on higher education law, real estate law, municipal law, and civil litigation.  Micah serves as the Editor of Fraternal Law, monitors the National Anti-Hazing Hotline, and organizes, hosts and presents at the annual National Fraternal Law Conference....

George F. Moeller
“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.”

Mr. Moeller's practice focuses exclusively on Ohio Workers Compensation and Social Security disability.  Mr. Moeller represents only claimants in both of these areas of law.

Jacklyn D. Olinger
“Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Jacklyn's practice areas include corporate, real estate and taxation. Jacklyn has experience with many of the issues specific to nonprofit and tax exempt organizations, including seeking and maintaining tax exempt status, corporate governance matters, grant-making and registration under state charitable...

Kathleen F. Ryan
“It may seem paradoxical to hold that a policy of building restriction tends to a fuller utilization of land than a policy of no restriction; but such is undoubtedly the case. The reason lies in the greater safety and security to investment secured by definite resources.” – Edward M. Basset, lawyer and father of zoning

Kathleen’s practice focuses on civil litigation, land use and zoning law, eminent domain, civil rights, and local government law. Kathleen successfully argued before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a summary judgment motion dismissing claims under the Americans...

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