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Our Attorneys

High-Quality Legal Representation

For nearly three decades, principal attorney Paul R. Panico has offered high-quality legal representation to clients throughout central Ohio. Our firm focuses its practice exclusively on family law, giving us an unparalleled degree of knowledge and experience in divorce, child custody, support and other domestic relations issues. As a premier Columbus family law firm, we offer empathetic and diligent legal counsel to help our clients through their legal problems.

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Our firm handles both complicated and simple divorce and child custody matters. Whether your case involves significant assets and a business or professional practice or is a straightforward stepparent adoption matter, we can help. We have in-depth knowledge of Ohio family law and procedure; we also keep abreast of developments in state law and courts that could affect our clients’ cases. We help our clients achieve their goals in their family law case with thorough preparation, attention to detail, and sensitivity.

Call Panico Law Group, LLC today at (614) 964-9860 for your Free Family Law Consultation!

Owner and Founder

Paul Panico, Esq.

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Since 1990, attorney Paul Panico has worked to help individuals and families throughout central Ohio with their family law matters. He prides himself on providing personal attention and service to each of his clients, while skillfully guiding them through the complicated and stressful legal process.

A Devoted Attorney

Paul has devoted his legal career to Ohio family law. In his nearly thirty years of practice, Paul has handled hundreds of divorce, dissolution, separation, adoption, child custody and support matters. His experience encompasses a diverse array of related family law matters, including prenuptial agreements, post-divorce litigation and appeals, qualified domestic relations orders (QRDOs), paternity, grandparents’ rights and more. By focusing his practice on family law, Paul has gained a wealth of experience and can shepherd clients through the process.

A Divorced Father

As a divorced father, Paul understands the emotional challenge of family law matters. He offers compassion and understanding to all of his clients, knowing that their case is more than just a legal problem: it’s their life. To help his clients achieve the best possible results, Paul gives them a realistic assessment of their case. Armed with this knowledge, his clients can make the best possible decision about how to proceed.

A Skilled Litigator

Paul is a skilled litigator and negotiator. He has established lasting relationships throughout the Columbus legal community, giving him a unique advantage in his ability to resolve cases without the expense and stress of a drawn-out court process. However, when necessary, Paul will fiercely advocate for his clients, protecting their parental rights and financial assets and safeguarding the best interests of their children.

By working hand-in-hand with his clients, Paul gets results that work for his clients, knowing that while circumstances may currently be tough, it will eventually be all right. His extensive experience and knowledge are an asset to his clients, along with his caring and calming personality.

Here For You

Paul offers free initial consultations to all potential clients so they can understand their legal rights and options before hiring an attorney. Contact our office today to learn more about how he can help you with your central Ohio divorce, dissolution, child custody or child support matter.


Brian H. Henderson, Esq.

Our Attorneys Brian Henderson photo 225x300Brian has been practicing law for twelve years. He specializes in Divorce, dissolutions, custody, child support, and adoption cases. He is a member of the Columbus Bar Association and volunteers for the legal aid society. He has also practiced in Domestic and Bankruptcy Law.

Brian attended Ohio Northern University where he graduated in 2008 with a B.S. in Mathematics. He graduated from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2011 as a Scharrar Law Scholar.

Todd D. Sidoti, Esq.

Our Attorneys Todd Sidoti photo 225x300Todd Sidoti, Esq. has been practicing law for 13 years. Prior to joining Panico Law Group, LLC he practiced in criminal defense, fair debt collection, landlord-tenant, and personal injury law. He decided to move into family law because “I know first-hand the feeling of being collateral damage in a bad divorce and it’s the only area of law in which you can argue ‘common sense’.”

He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Bowling Green State University in 2o04 after graduating Magna Cum Laude. He attended Capital University Law School. Mr. Sidoti was born in Painesville, Ohio and raised in Sandusky. He has been married for 28 years and has six children and two grandchildren.


Elizabeth (Beth) Belin, Office Manager

Our Attorneys Beth Belin photo 225x300Beth began her career in the legal profession, specifically family law, approximately 22 years ago. Prior to that time, she worked for 16 years in the corporate sector, which has been beneficial to her understanding of benefits and corporate structures. She has a total combined 30 years family law experience including five years with a forensic accounting firm.

In addition to working in the family law field, Beth also worked with a forensic accounting firm for approximately five years and learned valuable information, such as tracing separate property, preparing balance sheets (assets/liabilities) and other accounting functions.

Beth has the experience and skills necessary to assist Attorney Panico in protecting their clients’ interests during negotiations and litigation at all levels financially.

Jessica Gunnell – Legal Assistant

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Alex Panico – Legal Assistant

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Your Legal Advocates

Our Attorneys panico team photo greyscale 300x200At Panico Law Group, LLC, we are advocates in the true sense of the word. We listen to our clients to gain a deep understanding of their needs and desires for resolving their divorce, dissolution, child custody or support matter. With that end goal in mind, we counsel our clients on the various options available to them.

By providing creative solutions to their legal dilemma, we give our clients the ability to make the best possible choice to protect their parental rights and their finances. While you may be overwhelmed, our guidance can help you through the process.

While we pride ourselves on our compassionate representation of our clients, we also know that an honest assessment of their legal situation is key to making a smart choice about moving forward. There are times when going to court is absolutely necessary — and times when the best course of action is negotiating an agreement so that everyone involved can move forward with their lives.

Call Panico Law Group, LLC today at (614) 964-9860 for your Free Consultation with one of our Dedicated Family Law Attorneys!