Tonya is licensed to practice law in both Ohio and Kentucky. She limits her practice to Estate Planning and Administration, Family Law and Bankruptcy. She has been practicing since 2012.
For the last two years, Tonya has transitioned from focusing on Family Law to focusing on estate planning and administration. She recently completed a certification in estate planning and is in the process of completing the advanced certification.
She has 60 hours of mediation training and has previously been appointed as a GAL in multiple counties.
Tonya has been a member of the Kentucky National Guard since 2001. For the first seven years, she worked as a military police officer, including a deployment to Baghdad, Iraq where she was awarded several medals including a Purple Heart.
In 2008, she commissioned as a Signal Officer and spent the next seven years in service to the 149th Brigade as a platoon leader, executive officer, and company commander.
Tonya was a Judge Advocate, served as trial counsel, Cyber Law Chief, Brigade Judge Advocate and Deputy State Judge Advocate for the Kentucky National Guard. She is planning to retire from the Army in December of 2021.
Tonya is married and lives in Northern Kentucky with their seven children.
MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
Northern Kentucky Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Academy of Northern Kentucky Collaborative Professionals
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Certified Estate Planner
B.A., Western Kentucky University (Bowling Green, KY), 2006.
J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law (Highland Heights, KY), 2011.
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
State of Ohio
State of Kentucky
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky