Derek DeBrosse, Esq

Derek DeBrosse, Esq

Partner

Derek Andrew DeBrosse was born and raised in Piqua, Ohio, where he graduated from Lehman Catholic High School. Derek attended The Ohio State University, but his graduation was delayed because of a 14-month combat tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as a member of the Ohio National Guard. After his service overseas Derek returned to Ohio, and earned his B.A. in Political Science.

Immediately after graduation, Derek enrolled at the Regent University School of Law, where he served as Chairman of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board (which won the American Bar Associations coveted National Negotiations Competition), and earned his Juris Doctor in 2008.

In his free time, Derek enjoys trips to the shooting range, watching movies, attending Columbus Blue Jackets games, and training for competitive races.

Adam Barney, Esq

Adam Barney, Esq

Partner

Adam Barney was born and raised in Findlay, Ohio. After high school, Adam graduated Cum Laude from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. In 2006, Adam received his Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School. During law school, Adam had the privilege to serve as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge James L. Graham, a senior judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

After graduating from law school, Adam worked as a managing associate in a small family law firm in Columbus, Ohio, where he focused his practice on divorce, child custody, and juvenile matters. Today, Adam is a founding partner at Barney DeBrosse LLC, and his practice areas include family law, divorce, dissolution, child custody, child support, grandparent’s rights, and post-decree matters.

In his free time, Adam enjoys traveling, cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes and Columbus Blue Jackets, attending concerts, and is an avid movie buff.

Michael Truman

Michael Truman

Associate

Michael Truman was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. He graduated from Archbishop Alter High School and attended Miami University to obtain his undergraduate degree in accounting, 2010 cum laude. After graduation he enrolled at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. In law school Michael served as a staff editor on the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution and was an active member of the Business Law Society. He also served as a research assistant in Constitutional Law to Professor Edward Foley and as a law clerk at the firm of Farlow & Associates. Michael earned his Juris Doctor in 2014 and passed the BAR Exam in the top 9% of the state. He joined Barney DeBrosse, LLC as an associate attorney in 2015. In his free time Michael enjoys watching the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals, hiking, and politics.

Traci Ludke

Traci Ludke

Executive Legal Assistant

Traci earned her ABA in Legal Administration in 1991 and her BBA in Office Administration in 1993 from Davenport University, Dearborn, Michigan. Since graduation, she has worked in different areas of the legal field, including Criminal, Probate, Personal Injury, Real Estate and Divorce. Traci and her family moved to the Columbus area in 2008. She has been working with the Firm since early 2011 after taking a 13 year leave to raise her children.

Traci enjoys spending time with her children and church family, traveling and enjoying the sites of the Columbus area.

Michelle Vicchiarelli

Michelle Vicchiarelli

Secretary

Michelle grew up in North Canton Ohio and is a graduate of North Canton Hoover High School. She received her BA in Marketing from Kent State University. She worked for various companies in sales and marketing before starting a family. She and her husband have 3 children. Michelle has been working for Barney DeBrosse, LLC since 2014.

In her spare time Michelle cherishes her time spent with family and friends. She enjoys reading history and staying up on the latest political news and current events.