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Dustin R. Hurley Esq.

  • Managing Attorney at Hurley Law


Middletown, OH






Dustin R. Hurley, founder and acting attorney at Hurley Law, specializes in Bankruptcy Law, Business & Commercial Law, Contracts, Employment Law (Employer), Real Estate, and Mergers & Acquisitions. 30% of his individual practice is devoted to litigation.

After graduating from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2008, Mr. Hurley was an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney until 2009, then a partner at West & Hurley Law. In 2013, he created his own practice located in Middletown, Ohio.

Dustin understands that starting and maintaining a business is difficult, but a dedicated business law attorney can help. At Hurley law, we offer comprehensive business law services and strategies at competitive rates for people at various stages in their businesses. Additionally, he provides knowledgeable and experienced guidance in legal matters to all clients.

In 2016, Dustin was nominated by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Business/Corporate Law. He is also a member of the Butler County Bar Association and Mid-Miami Valley Bar Association, and is involved in pro-bono activities in the surrounding community.

Areas Of Practice

  • Business & Commercial
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Employment Law (Employer)
  • Real Estate
  • Contracts
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2009


  • University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2008
  • Miami University School of Business, Oxford, Ohio
    • B.S. Management - 2005


  • Lecturer, Bankruptcy Law Topics at Attorney Seminars in Dayton and Cincinnati
  • Legal Considerations When Buying and Selling a Business, Small Business Development Center , 2015 to 2015
  • Drafting and Reviewing Business Contracts Seminar, 09/17/2019
  • Business Drafting Essentials: LLC/Partnerships Agreements, Shareholder Agreements and Common Contracts , NBI, Inc., 01/26/2021

Honors And Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Business/Corporate Law, 2016
  • Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40 in Ohio, 2014-2015
  • 10 Best Bankruptcy Attorneys in Ohio, 2014
  • Clients' Choice Award, 2014-2015
  • 10/10 Avvo Rating
  • Better Business Bureau Accredited Business
  • Martindale-Hubbell - BV Distinguished

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Butler County Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Mid-Miami Valley Bar Association, Member, Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Montgomery County, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, 2008 to 2009
  • West & Hurley, Partner , 2009 to 2013

Pro Bono Activities

  • Downtown Middletown, Inc., Board of Directors, Member
  • Middletown Young Professionals, Inc., Board of Directors, Member
  • Middletown Airport Commission, Commission Past Member
  • Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • The Oaks Community Church, Service Team Leader(Past)
  • Middletown Community Foundation, Distribution Committee, Member
  • The Chamber of Commerce, Government Relations Committee, Member


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