Pauline M. Garcia



Pauline Michelle Garcia is a new addition to our Columbus office, joining the team full-time after serving as a criminal defense attorney.

As a law student, Pauline realized her passion for appellate law and oral advocacy when she joined Chicago-Kent’s Moot Court Honor Society. During her second year of law school, Pauline argued before two Justices for the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals during the 26th annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition. Pauline placed second and received the Edmund Burke Award for Excellence in Advocacy.

At the close of her last year of law school, Pauline was one of twelve students inducted into the Bar and Gavel Society, membership for which is reserved for students who distinguished themselves through outstanding service to the law school, the community, and the legal profession.

Equipped with her knowledge of forensics and her extensive research and writing skills, Pauline brings a unique perspective to the table as she meticulously analyzes evidence and identifies critical legal issues.


Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
Juris Doctor, 2019

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Bachelor of Science in Psychological Sciences, 2016
Minor: Forensic Science

Admitted to Practice

Federal Courts:

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio

State Courts:

  • State of Ohio

Notable Experience


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio Women’s Bar Association
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
  • Property & Casualty Insurance Litigation