MEET THE TEAM
FIROOZ T. NAMEI
Firooz started McKinney & Namei Co, LPA with his late partner, Daniel H. McKinney. While Daniel brought his estate planning knowledge to the table, Firooz contributed a unique, firsthand perspective on the legal challenges of being a U.S. immigrant. Today, Firooz continues to use that insight to better serve his clients in all areas of the law.
DANIEL H. MCKINNEY (1929-2013)
Daniel is the late founding partner of McKinney & Namei. When he and Firooz first teamed up, they had completely different practice areas — Daniel focusing on estate planning; Firooz specializing in immigration law. Over time, though, Daniel and Firooz shared and expanded their knowledge, paving the way for our firm to be a leading source of excellent legal service in Cincinnati.
DAVID L. DAWSON
David L. Dawson is an Associate Attorney at McKinney & Namei. His practice focuses on defending non-citizens in immigration court, family immigration, criminal defense, divorce, and litigation matters. A magna cum laude graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law, David was a member of the law review and represented clients as a student through the law school’s civil litigation clinic.
SARAH C. LARCADE
Sarah joined McKinney & Namei as an associate attorney in October 2017. Prior to joining the firm, she worked at a statewide non-profit legal services organization representing victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. During law school, Sarah worked with the Ohio Justice and Policy Center representing inmates throughout Ohio with constitutional claims against the State as part of the Constitutional Litigation Clinic.
Christine joined McKinney & Namei as an associate attorney in October 2021. She primarily focuses her practice on Special Immigration Juvenile Status, Family Law, and Asylum cases. Prior to joining the firm, Christine worked as a civil litigation attorney where she managed hundreds of litigation matters throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and Florida.
After graduating from law school in May of 2019, Lera continued working full-time for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She also worked as a part-time Staff Attorney for the honorable Judge Kathleen Rodenberg in the Clermont County Domestic Relations Court until the judge’s retirement in December 2020. Lera joined McKinney & Namei in July 2021.
McKinney & Namei have a dedicated team of legal assistant to help you through your legal journey and achieve the future you want.