O’Reilly Law Offices, looking out for you with over 45 years’ experience.

Welcome to O’Reilly Law Offices and thank you for taking the time to visit our website. We have offices in Pickerington, Ohio and Worthington, Ohio, southeastern and northwestern suburbs of Columbus, Ohio. From these locations we practice throughout Central Ohio, including Columbus, Westerville, Dublin, Gahanna, Reynoldsburg, Canal Winchester, Grove City, Groveport, Hilliard, Lancaster, Circleville, and Delaware. We are available to serve you in areas of real estate law, estate planning and probate, real estate and probate litigation, internet downloading defense, copyright and trademark matters,  litigation, zoning, eminent domain, business formation, and business issues.  We try to take a friendly, personal approach with our clients. We want to reduce the level of anxiety which legal issues often present.

Areas of practice

Estate Planning and Probate Law

  • Wills
  • Health Care Power of Attorney and Living Wills
  • Financial Powers of Attorney
  • Living Trusts, Testamentary Trusts, and Special Needs Trusts
  • “Transfer on Death” Affidavits for Real Estate
  • Probate and Work-Arounds to Probate
  • Estate Administration


Residential Real Estate Law

  • Purchase and Sale Contracts and Closings
  • Land Installment Contracts
  • Custom Home Contract Negotiations
  • Disputes Between Neighbors
  • Homeowner Association and Condominium Association Disputes
  • Landlord / Tenant Issues
  • Contract and Title Services for FSBO situations
  • Construction Defects and Construction Contract Disputes
  • Foreclosure Defense, Loan Modifications, Short Sales
  • Cleaning up trailing real estate issues between ex-spouses
  • Preparation of Deeds, Easements, Notes, Mortgages, Title Affidavits
  • Advice about Legal Problems with Realtors®
  • Advice to Realtors® with Legal Problems


Commercial Real Estate Law

  • “Shopping Center Law” including lease negotiations and lease drafting
  • Property Acquisition, Disposition, and Tax Deferred Exchange Contracts
  • Office Building Lease Drafting and Negotiation
  • Representation in Lease and Contract Disputes
  • Reciprocal Easement Agreements
  • Rezonings and Variances
  • Advice on Locating Properties and Realtors®
  • Real Estate Partnerships and LLC’s
  • Borrower Representation on Commercial Loan Closings
  • Condominium Formation Documents

Real Estate Litigation

  • Partition Actions
  • Quiet Title Actions
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Proceedings
  • Adverse Possession
  • Breach of Contract and Breach of Lease
  • Property Tax Reduction (Board of Revision Cases)


Business Law

  • Business Start Up Services and Strategy
  • Limited Liability Companies & Partnerships
  • Incorporations
  • Contract Review / Preparation / Disputes
  • Nonprofits & Tax-Exempt Corporations


Internet Defense, Copyrights, Trademarks

  • State and Federal Level Filings for Trade Names, Trade Marks, Service Marks
  • Referrals to Patent Counsel
  • Defense of “Innocent Downloader” Internet Copyright Infringement Suits


Personal Matters

  • General Practice (Excluding Bankruptcy, Criminal, and Domestic Law)
  • Civil Litigation
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Debt Collection Relief from Garnishments, Repossessions, and Judgement Debtor Examinations
  • Misdemeanor and Traffic Defense
  • Internet Download Defense
  • Second opinions before you buy insurance or securities
  • As your “personal attorney”, getting you the right specialized counsel for personal injury, medical malpractice, patents, and other specialty areas.


The O’Reilly difference is our customer alignment and flexibility

• Client-centric focus – we try to make your experience comfortable and as stress-free as possible.
• Fixed fee services for certain transactions.
• Phone or off-site meetings if needed.
• Evening and weekend hours.
• Two Central Ohio locations – easy to reach anywhere in the Columbus metropolitan area
• Out of state and international clients welcomed — we will work with you by e-mail, Facetime, Gotomeeting, and Skype.