Erin Otis

Adjunct Professor of Law



Email: Erin Otis


Erin Otis is a Senior Staff Attorney in the Litigation Department at Montgomery County’s Department of Job and Family Services. Erin has gained the majority of her practical experience in Family Law and she currently represents the state of Ohio in enforcing court orders in both Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. Erin also has past volunteer experience with Legal Aid of Western Ohio advocating for domestic violence victims, and with the Dayton Bar Association in drafting wills for area first responders. 

Additionally, Erin offers academic support to students who are studying for the Bar by grading essays and MPTs with the Road to Bar Passage program. She has also acted as a volunteer judge for the Law and Leadership Institute’s Mock Trial Competition, and as a judge for the Dennis Turner Mock Trial Invitational.

Nothing is more important than a work/life balance and Erin enjoys traveling with her husband and their four children. Reading, writing, and visiting US National Parks are other interests. When not at work, home or out walking her dogs you may find her at the nearest coffee shop.

Courses Taught

LAW 6895 – Bar Exam Preparation: Procedure & Practice

LAW 6871 – Mock Trial Competition

LAW 6831 – Family Law


B.A. English, University of Dayton, 2000

J.D. University of Dayton School of Law, 2003