More Than 100 Years Of Combined Legal Experience In Kentucky and Ohio

More Than 100 Years Of Combined LEGAL EXPERIENCE In Kentucky and Ohio

Theresa "Terri" Marie Mohan
  • Associate







Theresa (Terri) Mohan is an associate at JSB Attorneys, and is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Kentucky and Ohio. She concentrates her work in the areas of employment law, creditors' rights, bankruptcy, and family law.

In addition to representing people in whistleblower, harassment, discrimination, class action and civil rights matters, Terri also represents children and families in a variety of Family Court and Juvenile Court cases. Terri is certified to act as a Guardian ad Litem in the courts in Kentucky and Ohio. Terri has addressed a variety of family law issues including adoption, collaborative practice, dissolution, property settlements, and guardian/custody matters. She sits as a judge for Northern Kentucky Teen Court through Kentucky's Administrative Office of the Courts.

Terri is actively involved in the community. Terri is an alumna of Leadership Northern Kentucky class of 2006. She has served in a leadership role volunteering with several non-profit organizations including Redwood, Behringer Crawford Museum, Kidney Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, and Covington-Kenton County Jaycees. She has volunteered in a variety of programs including The Rose and George Steinford Foundation, RiverHop benefitting Kids Helping Kids, and Saint Thomas More Society of Greater Cincinnati's Red Mass

Terri received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University and her J.D., with honors, from Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University. Terri was active in both moot court and student bar association while working full time and attending law school in the evening program.

Areas Of Practice

  • Employment and Civil Rights
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Bankruptcy
  • Family Law
  • Whistleblower & Qui Tam

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2000
  • Kentucky, 2001
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2014


  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 2000
    • Honors: Student Bar Association President
    • Honors: Member and officer of the Moot Court Board and Student Bar Association
    • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Michigan State University
    • B.A. - 1983
    • Major: Marketing


  • Jurors: Do You Really Know What Convinces Them? - Presentation and CLE materials, Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court and Kentucky Bar Association, 2014
  • Private Citizen or Public Interest? A Variety of Ways to Represent a Public Cause Presentation, Kentucky Bar Association, 2014
  • Presentations and Seminars Academic Development, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2000 to 2007
  • Presentation Employment Law Issues, Thomas More College, 2010 to 2012
  • Presentation Real Property Issues, Thomas More College, 2004 to 2006
  • Examining Workout Options and Ethical Considerations in Foreclosure - Presentation and CLE materials, National Business Institute, 2005

Honors and Awards

  • Administrative Office of the Court appointed Terri to serve as a Special Judge in Kentucky’s Teen Court program
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer of the Year

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Behringer-Crawford Museum - Board Member , 2012 to Present
  • Teen Court Program - Program through AOC - Volunteer & Judge, 2007 to Present
  • Redwood Rehabilitation Center, Ft. Mitchell, KY - Overseer , 2005 to Present
  • Northern Kentucky University Foundation Advocacy Committee Member , 2013 to Present
  • Northern Kentucky University Alumni Association - Board Member, 2004 to 2012
  • Chase College of Law - Capital Campaign Steering Committee , 2002
  • Chase College of Law - Annual Campaign, 2000 to 2007
  • Leadership Northern Kentucky - Class of 2006, 2006
  • American Cancer Society - Relay for Life Committee Member , 2001 to 2002
  • Kidney Foundation of Greater Cincinnati - Bengal Bash '94 Auction Co-chair, 1994
  • Junior Chamber of Commerce - Member, Officer, Volunteer, and Facilitator, 1996 to 2001

Past Employment Positions

  • B. Dahlenburg Bonar, PSC, Associate Attorney, 2005 to 2012
  • Nielson & Sherry, PSC, Associate Attorney, 2003 to 2005
  • Lerner, Sampson & Rothfuss, LPA, Associate Attorney, 2001 to 2003

Published Works

  • Trust but Verify, or Verify Before Trust?, Northern Kentucky Bar Association Lex Loci, December, 2013
  • You Cannot Change 500 Years of Property Law at 5:00 P.M on a Friday , Co-Author, Dower as Applied in Kentucky, 33 N. Ky. L. Rev 335, 2006
  • The Advocate, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, Vol. 25, No. 5/December, 1998
  • Who's Blowing The Whistle In Kentucky? Co-Author B. Dahlenburg Bonar, The Advocate, Kentucky Justice Association, August, 2008

Professional Associations

  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association, Member
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Member
  • Kentucky Bar Association , Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Cincinnati Bar Association’s Membership Services and Development Committee, Committee Member
  • Northern Kentucky University, Alumni Council and the Advocacy Committee
  • Local Junior Chamber of Commerce, Alumni member
  • Kentucky Bar Association National Employment Lawyers Association
  • The Academy of Northern Kentucky Collaborative Professionals
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association, Board of Directors