Austin LiPuma


Location: Dayton, Ohio Phone: 937-340-1521
Toll Free: 800-223-8897
Fax: 937-223-0127 Email: Email Me

Attorney Austin LiPuma is an associate in the litigation department at Dyer, Garofalo, Mann & Schultz, where he concentrates on Personal Injury cases. Prior to joining the firm, Austin clerked for Judge Patricia Oney (retired) in the Butler County Court of Common Pleas, served as an instructor with the Law & Leadership Institute focused on bettering education for students in underserved areas, and was a research assistant for Professor Emerita Marianna Bettman where he assisted with the acclaimed blog Legally Speaking Ohio.

Austin is a proud double graduate of University of Cincinnati where he earned both his undergraduate and law degrees. While an undergraduate student, Austin was heavily involved in University of Cincinnati’s Mock Trial Association where he was Captain, Vice President, and won multiple “Outstanding Attorney” awards. Austin took this experience into law school where he became a member of the Trial Practice and Moot Court programs. Upon joining Moot Court, Austin achieved both “Best Oral Advocate” and “Best Overall Score” distinctions. He went on to become Executive Director of the Moot Court Honor Board during his final year of law school. Austin was also on the executive board of the student-run Freedom Center Journal, a mentor with the Student Legal Education Committee, and a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution club.

In his spare time over the last four years Austin has acted as head coach for University of Cincinnati’s nationally ranked Mock Trial Association

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2016
  • Indiana, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2017


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • J.D. – 2016
      • Cum Laude
      • Order of the Barristers
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • B.A. – 2012
      • Magna Cum Laude
      • Departmental High Honors
      • Phi Beta Kappa

Honors and Awards

  • Schmieg & Weill Award for outstanding contribution to Moot Court
  • Norman I. Barron Award for demonstrated leadership and integrity
  • John R. Sayler Prize for achievement of highest grade in evidence

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association