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Baylee D. Kalmbach

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Baylee D. Kalmbach earned her J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in May 2023. She joined FMR in March 2022 as a law clerk and began as an attorney in November 2023. Baylee is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio and in the Southern District of Ohio.

During law school Baylee worked as a Litigation Fellow for the Ohio Innocence Project and externed with the Honorable Michael R. Barrett in the Southern District of Ohio. Baylee enjoyed helping her fellow law students and served as a structured study group leader for two years, including as Senior SSG leader in her final year of law school. Baylee wrote for the University of Cincinnati Law Review where she published a Note and several blogs on disability and employment law. Her favorite UC accomplishment was spearheading the College of Law's first disability-centered student group, DREAM.

Prior to law school Baylee graduated from the University of Toledo where she obtained her B.A. in Disability Studies and Law and Social Thought in May 2020. At UT Baylee wrote a departmental honors thesis on subminimum wages and was awarded the department’s Outstanding Student Award. Baylee's passion for disability activism has translated well into her representation of working people.

Baylee is an Erie, Michigan native and enjoys spending her free time with her Great Pyrenees, Elliot, and volunteering with Special Olympics.

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Legal Career

  • Attorney, Freking Myers & Reul, LLC

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law


  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, cum laude
  • B.A., University of Toledo, summa cum laude and departmental honors

Professional Associations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association
  • Cincinnati Employment Lawyers Association


  • A COVID Silver Lining? How Telework May Be a Reasonable Accommodation After All, 90 U. Cin. L. Rev. (May 2022)
  • Same Tax, “New Rule”: What the 2022 Tax Rule Means for Workers with Side-Hustles, University of Cincinniti Law Review (February 2022)
  • League and Legal Consequences: Brian Flores’ Call for Transparency and Accountability in the NFL, University of Cincinnati Law Review (April 2022)
  • Disability Discrimination Law Applies to Medical Rationing Decisions: The Call for Emergency Planning in the ADA, University of Cincinnati Law Review (March 2022)
  • Who Calls the Shots? Divorced Parents and the Choice to Vaccinate Their Children Against COVID-19, University of Cincinnati Law Review (July 2022)
  • Do Criminal Suspects Have Reasonable Expectations of Privacy to Their Family Members’ DNA?, University of Cincinnati Law Review (June 2022)
  • The ADA Applies to Police Interrogations: A Framework for Accommodating and Protecting Accused Disabled People (publication forthcoming 2024)

Why Our Community Continues to Choose Freking Myers & Reul 

  • Provide the opportunity to do the best job possible.
  • Demonstrate principles of fairness and respect.
  • Demonstrate principles of teamwork.
  • Demonstrate principles of non-discrimination.
  • Serve more than our share of disadvantaged, low economic individuals.
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