Chris L. Trolinger


Trolinger Law Offices, LLC
175 S. 3rd Street
Suite 720
Columbus, OH 43215

Tel: (614) 705-6025


Chris is the Managing Attorney at Trolinger Law Offices LLC, a leading Ohio based family and divorce law firm, operating from offices in Columbus and Cincinnati, with extensive experience in and out of the courtroom advocating for individuals and families throughout the State.

Chris has extensive divorce, family law, appeals, and litigation experience. He has successfully represented clients in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Ohio Court of Claims, several state appellate courts, and numerous county courts across the State of Ohio. He is no stranger to a courtroom or to doggedly pursuing the right results for his clients.

Being a divorced father and now remarried with a blended family, Chris understands the stresses and intricacies of the legal and real world issues that our clients face on a daily basis. After having that personal experience, Chris has dedicated his career to assisting clients with their family law issues and protecting his clients’ families, assets, and interests.

A first generation college graduate with a goal of becoming an attorney since he was in the third grade, Chris understands first-hand the value of passion and perseverance. You can feel confident that your case will benefit from that same drive. Chris focused his law school curriculum on business law.

After graduating from law school, Chris practiced in a general practice law firm for eight years. During those eight years, Chris practiced in the areas of family law, criminal defense, employment law, real estate, and general civil litigation. Since that time, he has practiced almost exclusively in family law.

Bar & Court Admissions
  • State of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

2005 – University of Arkansas, B.A.

  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Awarded the Harold Hantz Scholarship, as the most outstanding philosophy student in the Philosophy Department

2008 – The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D.

  • Awarded Arthur James Seelye Small Business Law Award for excellence in Business Law
  • Chief Symposium Editor on the Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal
  • Jessup International Law Moot Court Team
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Business Associations and Appellate Advocacy for perfect scores in those classes
The team at Trolinger Law Offices has extensive experience in appellate courts. Our attorneys have successfully practiced and argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and numerous other courts of appeal in various districts throughout the State of Ohio.

They’ve handled both civil litigation and family law appeals on cases involving constitutional rights, employment rights, business litigation, consumer litigation, contract law, and general tort law. Due to this wide range of experience, our firm is uniquely positioned to assist you in your civil appeal.

Every person is entitled to an appeal after a final decision is reached. If you feel that this is the right course of action in your case, there are very strict and short deadlines by which you must file an appeal so it’s important that you contact a competent appellate attorney as soon as possible.

Trolinger Law Offices is an Ohio divorce and family law firm with experience in and out of the courtroom fighting for individuals and their families.

The firm’s attorneys bring compassion, experience, and strength to divorce and family law representation in Ohio. The team will guide you through issues that impact you, by acting as voices of reason and tireless advocates.

The attorneys at Trolinger Law Offices have extensive divorce and family law, appeal, and litigation experience. They are qualified to provide you with legal representation to protect your family, business, and your financial interests.