Jaap, Joseph B.

3074 Madison RoadCincinnati, OH 45209- 1723

Updated: 12/30/2016


Joe assists clients with a wide range of legal issues, whether personal, family, or business, developing and implementing legal strategies to achieve client goals and to avoid and resolve disputes. Joe advises clients about their real estate and family legal matters, including wills, estate planning, divorce, child support, and related issues. His real estate practice includes both commercial and residential real estate, representing and counseling clients regarding purchases, sales, leasing...


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Residential Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Condominium Law
  • Condominium Owner Associations
  • Homeowner Associations
  • Residential Subdivision Development
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Mechanic's Lien Law
  • Construction Lien Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • E-Business
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Succession Planning
  • Property Transactions
  • Office, Commercial & Industrial Leasing
  • Construction
  • Environmental Issues
  • Financing
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate Exchanges
  • Copyright
  • Licensing
  • Trade Dress
  • Trade Secret
  • Trademark and Service Mark
  • Unfair Competition
  • Agencies & Distributorships
  • Loan Workouts
  • Mortgages & Foreclosures
  • Foreclosures
  • Living Wills
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Joint Ventures
  • Secured Transactions
  • Transactions
  • Business Successions
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Dissolution
  • Formation and Business Planning
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Internet
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Child Support
  • Childrens Rights
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Condemnation
  • Condemnations & Cooperatives
  • Conveyancing
  • Eminent Domain
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Title Insurance
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Technology Licensing
  • Property (Ad Valorem) Taxes
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Liens
  • Defects
  • Copyrights


Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1990

Other Affiliations

  • United States Navy, 1974 - 1980 (Lieutenant)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association (Member)
  • State of Ohio, 1986 - Present (Professional Engineer)
  • Navy League of the U.S. (Cincinnati Council, Secretary and Legislative Liaison)
  • Cincinnati Youth Collaborative (Partners in Education Volunteer Tutor Coordinator)

Past Positions

  • United States Navy Reserve, 1970 - 1974
  • United States Navy Reserve, 1980 - 1981


  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1989
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1974
    Major: Engineering
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1974
    Major: Engineering Science


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


3074 Madison RoadCincinnati, OH 45209- 1723


  • 513-721-2301


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