Barbara L. Barber

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Barbara L. Barber

Principal Assistant Attorney General
Workers Compensation Section

Office: 513-852-1541

Barbara began working for the Office as an attorney in the Taxation Section in 1997, then transferred to the Workers’ Compensation Section in 2006.  Barbara represents the Administrator of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation at trial and at the appellate level.  Before joining the Workers’ Compensation Section, Barbara wrote numerous briefs in the Ohio Supreme Court and delivered oral arguments on 3 of those cases, representing the Ohio Tax Commissioner.  Barbara made the 2000 Deshler All-Star Appellate Team, which was an award presented by the 10th Appellate District for outstanding appellate work.

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D.,Highland Heights, KY, 1997
    • Law Review, Board Member, Environmental Law case note published: The Supreme Court Missed the Forest for the Trees in Meghrig v. KFC Western, Inc., 24 N. Ky. L.Rev 109 (1996)
    • Moot Court, Board Member, 1st Place/Best Oralist, 1994 Grosse Competition
    • Moot Court Coach for Black Law Students Association, Immigration Law Competition, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (2003-2004)  
  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, BSBA, 1986