Located in a Safe and Convenient Northwest Suburban Location

Meet The Staff

Meet the Staff

Dougherty, Hanneman, & Snedaker, LLC ◦ Family Law Attorneys

The clients of the Dougherty, Hanneman & Snedaker, LLC ("DHS") law firm have grown accustomed to and appreciative of the courteous and respectful contacts with Matthew Starr, the firm receptionist and legal assistant; and Mary Dougherty, the firm administrator.

Clients who contact the law firm can expect careful attention to their needs, clear and concise communication, as well as prompt and timely assistance.

Katherine Kelley

Katherine Kelley is the primary DHS law firm telephone contact for clients. Also, she is an effective initial contact for family relations law processes and procedures. She provides legal assistant administrative services within the firm, primarily to the clients of Attorney Dougherty. She is proficient at multitasking in the ebb and flow of this active family law firm.

Mary Dougherty

Mary Dougherty, the firm administrator, provides oversight regarding law office facilities and operations. She uses the PCLaw® system, the law firm's finance and accounting PC-based software, to administratively support law firm clients. She is married to Attorney Dougherty, who is one of the three partners in the DHS law firm.

Success Stories


The DHS law firm attorneys have produced successful outcomes for many family law clients. Please click here to read about success stories that reflect various family law issues. Perhaps you will see your marital issues reflected in one or more of these brief stories.

Contact Us

Please contact DHS for a confidential consultation with attorney Dougherty or Hanneman or Snedaker. Each is an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law. They are three of only 115 attorneys in Ohio who have earned this designation as of January 1, 2013. Less than one-half (1/2) of one (1) percent of all family relations attorneys registered in Ohio has achieved this status!

DHS is located in a safe, convenient northwest Columbus suburb with free on-site parking. The building is west of the intersection of Sawmill Road and Bethel Road. (Bethel Road becomes Hayden Road west of the Sawmill Road intersection.) The offices are in the classic redbrick Northwest Law Offices Building:

  • next to Bravo! Cucina Italiana Restaurant,
  • on the north side of Hayden Road, and
  • east of Riverside Drive (State Route 33).

Then turn onto Donnylane Boulevard from Hayden Road. Then turn right into the parking lot behind the building. The main entrance is at the rear of the building.