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Kate Bowling

Adjunct Professor of Law


School of Law



Kate Bowling is the owner and an attorney at the Bowling Law Office, which is a criminal defense practice with a focus on high level felony defense and federal narcotics defense throughout Ohio. She is also an Acting Judge at the Kettering Municipal Court and has taught Business Law at Miami University. She is a graduate of Miami University and the University of Dayton Law School.


B.S., Political Science, Miami University

J.D., University of Dayton School of Law

Professional Memberships

Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Ohio Bar Association

Dayton Bar Association

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio

United States District Courts Southern District of Ohio

Ohio Supreme Court Certified Acting Judge


Getting the Jury to Join Your Tribe: The Psychology of Defendant Testimony and How to Execute It Properly. May 21, 2021. Presentation at the Annual Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys Sunshine Seminar, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Stand Your Ground and How It Relates to Self Defense Trial Strategies, February 23, 2021. Presentation co-sponsored by the Cleveland Metro Bar Association and the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Salary Negotiations: Women in Law, April 18, 2018. Presentation at the First Annual Women in Law Forum co-hosted by the Dayton Bar Association and University of Dayton School of Law Women’s Caucus.

Ethics in the Legal Profession, April 12, 2018. Presentation at Sinclair Community College Paralegal Program as part of the Talk to a Lawyer Tuesday Series.