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Mr. Boydston practices in the areas of bankruptcy (including representation of creditors, debtors and of committees and bankruptcy litigation), receiverships, debtor/creditor relations, and commercial transactions and workouts.

Career Highlights


  • Selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2011-2019
  • Selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers® in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, 2005-2019 (Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers, 2007-2014; Top 50 Cincinnati Area Super Lawyers, 2010-2016)
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2006-2020, in the fields of Banking and Finance Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; and Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Selected for inclusion in Cincy Leading Lawyers, 2009-2018


Professional Affiliations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Tri-State Association for Corporate Renewal

Community Involvement

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (current)
  • Board of Directors, The East Walnut Hills Assembly, Inc. (current)
  • Vice President, A Policy for Caring, Inc./True Freedom Recovery Yoga (current)


Contributions & Published Works




  • “Bankruptcy Issues in Collection Cases,” 2nd Biennial Collection Law Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, April 18, 2013
  • “Single Asset Real Estate Cases,” Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar, Cincinnati, Ohio, August 11, 2011


Harvard College, A.B., 1974
University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1977

  • Ohio, 1977
    Kentucky, 1992
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
    U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
    U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    U.S. Supreme Court

Board Certified - Business Bankruptcy Law - American Board of Certification

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