Brian A. Sommers

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Brian Sommers is one of the top family law attorneys in the Greater Dayton, Ohio area and a founding partner at Kirkland & Sommers. Brian practices exclusively in the area of Family Law and handles a wide range of cases ranging from high-conflict custody matters to negotiated dissolutions. Specific issues he has dealt with throughout his career are: divorce; dissolutions; child custody; spousal support; child support; juvenile custody; Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs); post-decree modifications; domestic violence/Civil Protect Orders; and military divorce.

Brian has represented many successful individuals and their spouses and understands that preserving their assets and maintaining their standard of living is of paramount importance. A testament to his experience and dedication, Brian has also represented several fellow attorneys in the area with their own family law issues. His clients range from stay-at-home parents, CEO’s, other lawyers and judges, and he understands how great an impact their case can have on the rest of their lives.

Brian’s commitment to Family Law is an extension of his philanthropy, which includes sponsorship of the Pink Ribbon Girls and The Kirkland & Sommers Co., LPA Community Scholarship. When he isn’t practicing law, Brian enjoys time with his wife and daughter.


  • J.D.

    University of Dayton Law School

  • B.S.

    University of Indiana

Awards & Accolades

  • Ohio State Bar Association Board Certified Family Law Specialist, 2012-Present

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2018-Present
  • Dayton Bar Association, 2012-Present
  • Greene County Bar Association, 2017-Present
  • Miami County Var Association, 2016-2019
  • Dayton Bar Qualifications Committee, 2013-Present
  • Dayton Bar Association Chairman, Domestic Relations Committee, 2011-2012
  • Miami Valley Network Professionals, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Miami Valley, Board of Directors

Counties Served

Montgomery, Miami, Warren, Greene, Preble, Darke, Clark, & Clinton Counties

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  • Kirkland & Sommers Co., LPA

    10532 Success Lane
    Dayton, OH 45458