Edward F. Whipps

Phone: (614) 461-6006
Fax: (614) 461-6010
Location: Columbus, OH



Edward F. Whipps & Associates was established in 1992 by Mr. Whipps who had been a partner for over 30 years in large law firms including the international firm of Thompson, Hine & Flory.

Mr. Whipps has earned a reputation as a capable and effective matrimonial lawyer and he has been an active bar and community leader.  He has served as President of the Ohio Board of Psychology, the Upper Arlington Board of Education, The Upper Arlington Chamber of Commerce, Creative Living, Inc. and Unverferth House   He has also served as a National Vice President of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.  He has chaired several committees of the Columbus Bar Association and the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association and served as the Host of many TV programs including Upper Arlington Plain Talk, U.A.  Today, Bridging Disability, Lawyers on Call, and The Ohio Wesleyan Experience.   He is listed in Who’s Who in America and as a Preeminent Lawyer in the Family Law Section of the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Mr. Whipps has demonstrated the unique ability to both understand important psychological principles and to apply them to the practice of family law.  His ability to use his background in psychology is especially evident in his negotiation skills used to achieve successful results in divorce and dissolution cases.  This same psychological background is especially important in handling custody matters and in developing effective parenting time schedules.  


Education:
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law – Juris Doctor 1961
  • Ohio Wesleyan University – B.A. 1958

Professional Associations:
  • The Columbus Bar Association
    • Chairman Municipal Court Committee
    • Chairman Common Please Court Committee
    • Chairman Media Committee
  • The Ohio State Bar Association (Family Law Committee)
  • The American Bar Association
  • The Ohio Association for Justice
  • The American Association for Justice
  •  Barristers Club of Columbus
  • The Lawyers Club of Columbus

Bar Admissions:
  • Ohio Supreme Court 1961
  • United States Federal District Court (Ohio Southern Division) 1962
  • United States Federal District Court (Ohio Northern Division) 1964
  • United States Federal District Court (Mississippi) 1965
  • United States Federal Circuit Court of Appeals (6th Circuit) 1980
  • United States  Supreme Court 1963

Law Firm Affiliations:
  • George, Greek, King & McMahon(Associate 1961 — 1966)
  • George, Greek, King, McMahon & McConnaughey (Partner, 1966 — 1979)
  • McConnaughey, Stradley, Mone and Moul (Partner, 1979 – 1981)
  • Thompson, Hine & Flory (Partner, 1981 — 1993)
  • Whipps & Wistner (Partner, 1995 – 1999)
  • Edward F. Whipps & Associates (Principal, 1994 – 1999 and 2000 – date)

Honors and Awards:
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in Family Law
  • Fellow, Columbus Bar Foundation
  • Who’s Who in America
  • Who’s Who in the World
  • Who’s Who in the Midwest
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Delta Sigma Rho
  • Phi Mu Alpha

Additional Accomplishments:
  • Ohio Board of Psychology (1992 – 2003 President in 2001 – 2002)
  • Upper Arlington Board of Education (1973 – 1980 President in 1977)
  • Ohio Wesleyan University Board of Alumni Directors (1975 – 1979)
  • Creative Living, Inc. (Founder & Trustee 1972 – date and President in 1975)
  • Unverferth  House, Inc. Founder (Trustee 1978 – 1982)
  • Host of T.V. Programs
    • Upper Arlington Plain Talk (1979 – 1982)
    • U.A. Today (1982 – 1984)
    • Bridging Disability (1981 – 1982)
    • Lawyers on Call (1982)
    • The Ohio Wesleyan Experience (1984)
  • Delta Tau Delta Fraternity (National Vice President 1976 – 1978)
  • Walden Ravines Association Trustee (1992 – 1996 and President 1993 – 1996)
  • Upper Arlington Chamber of Commerce (Trustee 1978 – 1980)
  • Highlands Golf Club Director (2001 – 2013)

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