150 E 4th St #4
Cincinnati, OH 45202-4018

P 513.629.9482

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • Indiana

William P. Coley II

Of Counsel

Ohio State Senator Bill Coley’s practice concentrates on the representation of business clients in a variety of litigation and transactional matters. His work includes contract negotiation and documentation as well as litigation in state and federal courts.

When a client was the victim of an extensive product related fraud matter, Bill was able to obtain a multimillion dollar judgment and reach an agreed upon resolution shortly after the judgment was rendered.

Bill has extensive experience in the representation of financial institutions that has included everything from loan documentation to commercial loan work out and litigation.

In addition to his experience as an attorney, Bill is also a member of the Ohio General Assembly.  After being elected to four terms in the Ohio House of Representatives, Bill became a member of the Ohio Senate, serving as its chairman of the committee overseeing Ohio’s pension plans as well as the states casino gaming operations.

As a legislator, Bill authored the legislation that created Ohio’s Digital Learning Clearing House and he has received the following awards: Ohio Council of Behavioral Healthcare Providers, Legislator-of-the-Year; United Conservatives of Ohio, Watchdog-of-the-Treasury; eTech Ohio Commission, Robert R. Cupp Legislative Award, BioOhio Legislator-of-the-Year and Ohio Farm Bureau Friend of Farming, award.



  • Cleveland State University College of Law (J.D.)
  • University of Dayton (B.S.)

Community Involvement

  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Ohio General Assembly, senator
  • Ohio Senate, Ohio pension plan and casino gaming committees
  • Ohio House of Representatives, past, four terms
  • Butler County Republican Party member
  • St. John’s Catholic Church
  • Son’s of the American Legion
  • Butler County Park, advisory board member
  • Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Boy Scouts Counsel, board of directors, Fort Hamilton District Member at Large
  • Instrument-rated private pilot

Honors & Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Attorney
  • Ohio Council of Behavioral Healthcare Providers Legislator-of-the-Year
  • United Conservatives of Ohio, Watchdog of the Treasury
  • eTech Ohio Commission Robert R. Cupp Legislative Award Ohio Farm Bureau Friend of Farming
  • Cincinnati Police Division, Certificate of Appreciation for apprehending a robbery suspect

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate