Ellen B. Rittgers

Ellen B. Rittgers: Attorney with Rittgers & Rittgers Attorneys at Law


Ellen B. Rittgers, a former triathlete and devoted yogi, has been in private practice for more than 30 years. Ellen has been selected as one of Ohio's Super Lawyers. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Miami University, she graduated from the University of Cincinnati Law School in 1979. Although Ellen has experience in many areas of the law, for the last 25 years she has limited her practice to family law, notably divorce, dissolution, child custody, and related matters. Ellen is a member of a number of bar associations and is on the Family Law Committee in Warren County. In 2007 she became President of the Warren County Bar Association. She is a trained collaborative attorney and is a member of the Southwest Ohio Collaborative Law Association. Ellen is a former board member for the former Clinton Memorial Hospital.

After nearly 30 years of divorce and custody work, Ellen Rittgers continues to receive referrals from clients whom she represented decades ago as well as from lawyers, locally and beyond. Her clients include lawyers, professionals in nearly every field, high level executives, business owners, and spouses of such individuals, all of whom place matters of tremendous financial and personal value in her trust.

Ellen Rittgers has vast experience in custody matters of every kind including, but not limited to, those involving medical and school issues. She will work tirelessly to protect the interests of your children in furtherance of your rights.

Ellen has long-standing relationships with business appraisers and Certified Public Accountants and routinely handles cases involving multimillion-dollar businesses and complex income analysis.

Ellen Rittgers is a talented and experienced litigator with a history of good results spanning nearly 30 years.

She possesses and practices recognized and effective negotiation skills and techniques; however, if no settlement can be reached which is beneficial to YOU, the client, she is prepared to aggressively litigate on your behalf.

Litigation Percentage:

80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
513-282-0047  Phone
513-932-2115  Phone
513-934-2201  Fax
University Attended:
Miami University, B.A., cum laude, 1975
Law School Attended:
University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1979, Ohio
Birth Information:
Cleveland, Ohio, August 9, 1953
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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