Melinda Kaufman

Matrimonial and Family Law
Cordell Cordell
10 W Broad St Ste 1550
Columbus, OH 43215-3479
(614) 663-8018

Melinda S. Kaufman enjoys the diversity and complexity of family law issues.

"No case is ever the same, and therefore, provides new challenges on a daily basis," Ms. Kaufman said.

As a goal-oriented and detailed practitioner, Ms. Kaufman's preparedness puts her clients at ease when facing a seemingly daunting process.

"I prepare a plan of attack with the client then lay a foundation of realistic goals and a map of how to achieve them," she said.

This testimonial or endorsement does not constitute a guarantee, warranty or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.  Past results afford no guarantee of future results and that every case is different and must be judged on its own merits.  Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Brackets indicate that a name has been changed. Ellipsis indicate that text has been removed.

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Kaufman is licensed to practice law in Ohio.


Ms. Kaufman received her A.A.S. from Owens Community College, her bachelor's degree from Point Park University, and her Juris Doctor from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Kaufman primarily practiced family, bankruptcy, and juvenile law.


Ms. Kaufman is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and Allen County Bar Association.

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

Watch Ms. Kaufman's lecture with Jason Hopper from Cordell & Cordell's 2015 Continuing Legal Education seminar on "Preparing Your Client For Third Party Neutrals."