Paul J. Minnillo

Paul J. Minnillo, Bankruptcy AttorneyOver the last 17 years, Paul J. Minnillo has built one of the most successful and well respected bankruptcy practices in Southern Ohio. During that time, Mr. Minnillo has successfully represented thousands of individuals, families and small businesses in Chapter 7, Chapter 11, andChapter 13 matters in Ohio. Mr. Minnillo is one of the few bankruptcy lawyers in the region who has been willing to undertake special proceedings involving the discharge of Student loans, which he has successfully discharged several times [read the decision]. Mr. Minnillo has distinguished himself among bankruptcy practitioners by taking on complex personal and small business Chapter 11 proceedings – something most consumer bankruptcy lawyers are unable or unwilling to do.

Mr. Minnillo is a 1995 graduate of the Cleveland Marshall College of Law where he was a member of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Team and received the College’s Pro Bono award for his work on immigration issues. Prior to attending law school, he received a Bachelors of Arts in French Studies, cum laude, from the University of Cincinnati in 1992. In addition to his bankruptcy practice, Mr. Minnillo has been an active member of the Legal Aid Society in Cincinnati for the past 17 years, and is a member of the bankruptcy committee for the Cincinnati Bar Assoc since 1996.

Bar Admissions:

  • Ohio, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1996


  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1995
  • Honors: Jessup International Law Moot Court Team
  • B.A., French Studies, University of Cincinnati, cum laude

Representative Clients:

  • Johnny Rockets of Ohio

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Bankruptcy committee, 1996 – Present
  • Clermont County Bar Association, 1996-Present
Ohio State Bar Association, 1995 – Present

Past Employment Positions:

  • Keegan and Minnillo Co., LPA, Shareholder, 1996 – 2006

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Legal Aid Society, 1995 – Present
  • Fraternity:
 Beta Theta Pi