Sean M. Culley
Sean’s practice includes administrative law, business and commercial litigation, and constitutional law. He focuses on defending clients accused of professional misconduct, malpractice, and regulatory violations.
Before joining the firm, Sean served for five years as a civil prosecutor in the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. As an Assistant Attorney General, he worked with state agencies to resolve professional licensing issues related to businesses and individuals accused of violating state law. Sean’s clients included the State Medical Board, the State Board of Pharmacy, the Department of Insurance, the Department of Job and Family Services, and a variety of other boards and agencies. Sean also advised the Attorney General on issues involving firearms, concealed carry, self-defense, and use-of-force.
Sean has extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts throughout Ohio, and appeared in several cases before the Supreme Court of Ohio. He is certified to practice before courts-martial in all branches of the service, and has substantial experience with officer and enlisted separation boards.
Sean is the author of The Handbook of Ohio Firearms Law; he speaks and writes regularly on state and federal developments in firearms law and policy. Sean is a 2003 graduate of The Ohio State University, and a 2006 graduate of Capital University Law School (magna cum laude). As a law student, he earned the CALI Award for Excellence – given to the student with the highest grade in each class – in Criminal Law, Property, and Torts. He graduated in the top ten percent of his law school class, served on the staff of the Capital University Law School, and was admitted to the Order of the Coif upon graduation.
In his free time, Sean serves as a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Army Reserve. He served on active duty with the distinguished 101st Airborne Division, where he was an administrative law attorney and military magistrate.
Sean was born and raised in Urbana, and currently lives in Springboro.