Ohio Collaborative Practice & Family Law Attorney
Elaine S. Buck is a partner in the firm of Buck & Fish, Ltd. and is certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a Family Relations Law Specialist. She is trained in Collaborative Practice, mediation, and co-resolution. Elaine also provides representation in adoption/surrogacy and probate.Elaine served on the Ohio Supreme Court’s Sub-committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution: Collaborative Law that drafted the Ohio Collaborative Family Law Act; and she actively supported its passage by providing testimony and other assistance for its enactment.
Elaine meets the standards for Collaborative Practice trainers of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She has served as a co-trainer since 2015 for COACDP’s Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training, a two-day training held annually. She has presented to the Ohio House Judiciary Committee, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association, Capital University Law School, and the Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys.
Elaine is a graduate of Brown University and The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. She is a Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Association Foundation, and a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She has been awarded the designation of “Super Attorney” and is listed on the Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
Currently, Elaine is the President of the Central Ohio Academy of Collaborative Divorce Professionals. She is a life member of First Community Church and has also served as: Chairman of the Board of Northwest Counseling Services; Chairman of the Brown Alumni School Committee; Chairman of the Upper Arlington Education Foundation Board of Trustees, and Trustee of the Upper Arlington Community Foundation.