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Michael P. Brush

Phone: 937.913.0131
Fax: 937.222.5369
Email: mbrush@ffalaw.com

Notable Experience

Mike has extensive first chair jury trial experience. Mike focuses on criminal defense as well as defending personal injury cases, construction cases and business litigation. Mike is one of only 14 attorneys in Montgomery County who holds a certification for capital murder cases.

After graduating from law school, Mike worked for a number of years in the felony division of the Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office. He successfully prosecuted a variety of felonies on behalf of the State of Ohio, including five murder convictions. During his time at the Prosecutor’s Office, Mike had a conviction rate of over 95%. Mike is active in the Dayton Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Council of Delegates, and Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s National Alumni Board.

Besides Freund, Freeze & Arnold

Mike volunteers as a mentor through the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program which serves to develop positive relationships and instill greater confidence in young students. He also helps to raise funds and awareness in the fight against cancer, and currently sits on the board of the Mark Andrew Kreusch Memorial Fund. In 2012, Mike was selected as the Dayton Volunteer Citizen of the Year. In 2013, he received Wright State Alumni Association’s Volunteer Service Award of Excellence. Recently, Mike was selected as the 2014 Big Brother of the Year for the entire State of Ohio.

In college, Mike was a four-year varsity letterman and captain of the tennis team at Wright State University, leading the school to its first ever Conference Championship in 2002. In his spare time, Mike enjoys playing tennis and golf, watching sports, and spending time with his family.

Support Staff

  • Secretary - Criminal:
    Cheryl J. Leavell
    Phone: 513.665.3500, Ext. 182
    Email: cleavell@ffalaw.com

Areas of Practice


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    J.D., 2006
  • Wright State University
    B.A., Education, 2002

Bar Admissions

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


  • Dayton Bar Association – Criminal Law Division Co-Chair
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Council of Delegates
    July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2015
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s National Alumni Board
  • Carl D. Kessler Inn of Court
  • Mark Andrew Kreusch Memorial Fund, Board member


  • Dayton Business Journal Forty Under 40 Award Winner, 2014
  • Direct Energy’s 2012 Dayton Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award
  • The Mentoring Collaborative of Montgomery County, 2013 Mentor of the Year
  • Named Dayton Community All-Star by the Dayton Dragons, 2013
  • Wright State Alumni Association's Volunteer Service Award of Excellence, 2013
  • The Big Brother of the Year for the State of Ohio, 2014

Dayton Office

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Fifth Third Center
1 South Main Street, Suite 1800
Dayton, OH 45402-2017
937.222.5369 fax
E-mail: ffalawda@ffalaw.com
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