Kimball H. Carey



Kimball Carey has a practice devoted exclusively to K-12 education law, with an emphasis on employment law, management procedures, and school associations. He serves as an advocate for boards of education and other education-related entities in state and federal courts, and administrative agencies. In addition, Kimball is chief legal counsel to the Buckeye Association of School Administrators. Kimball has made numerous appearances on behalf of school associations as a "friend of the court" in cases before the Ohio Supreme Court and other courts across Ohio.

Professional & Community Activities
  • Member, Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys; Chair, 1998; Executive Committee, 1992-1999
  • Member, National Council of School Board Attorneys
Presentations & Published Works
  • Author, LexisNexis Anderson's Ohio School Law Manual, the leading text on Ohio K-12 education law
  • Author, On Advice of Counsel, a continuing legal newsletter of the Buckeye Association of School Administrators
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association; Ohio State Bar Association
Awards & Recognition
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Education Law), 2008-2017
  • Columbus Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America (Education Law) 2016
  • Columbus Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America (Education Law) 2013
  • The Ohio State University (J.D., 1979)
  • Wittenberg University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1974)
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