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Rebecca Zemmelman


Practice Areas

  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Family Law
  • Adoption Law

Practice Description

Rebecca focuses her practice on all aspects of Family Law at Essig & Evans LLP.  This includes representing clients in divorce, dissolution, spousal support matters, child custody, child support matters and adoptions. Rebecca also serves as a Guardian Ad Litem representing children’s best interests in contested custody and visitation cases. In addition, Rebecca counsels clients in Estate Planning matters and develops the appropriate plan recognizing her clients’ individual interests and needs.

Awards and Honors

Rebecca received the Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice Law School Community Service Award in 2016 and the Service and Leadership Award from Miami University in 2013.

Bar Admissions



Miami University, 2013
University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2016

Community Involvement

During law school, Rebecca was a legal intern at Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati assisting indigent clients by drafting their wills and obtaining divorces on their behalf.  She was a fellow at the Ohio Innocence Project, a project that fights to exonerate wrongfully convicted prisoners.  From 2014-2016, Rebecca was the Program Assistant for the University of Cincinnati’s Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice through which she wrote for the Freedom Center Journal and served as a co-chair on a project to help reform laws surrounding Domestic Violence in the State of Ohio.  Rebecca was the President of the Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society and is working to found the Cincinnati Lawyer Chapter of ACS.  Additionally, Rebecca volunteered at End Slavery Cincinnati through the Salvation Army.  While at UC Law, Rebecca held a position in the Student Bar Association, sat on the Diversity Committee, and was a mentor in the Student Leadership Education Committee.  Currently, Rebecca assists clients through the Volunteer Lawyers Project.  She was also selected to participate in the LEAD program through the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati.

Contact Information

Attorney Contact Information
Rebecca Zemmelman
Phone: 513-698-9363
Facsimile: 513-345-2591

Paralegal Contact Information
Christine A. Draper
Phone: 513-698-9362
Facsimile: 513-345-2598