Welcome to Calderhead, Lockemeyer and Peschke Law Office
Our attorneys have based their careers on defending those who have been sued and accused of wrongdoing in civil lawsuits. We have defended doctors, lawyers, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes, insurance companies, governmental entities, other professionals and businesses threatened with allegations of inappropriate conduct and behavior. With more than 100 trials to verdict, our attorneys are seasoned in the courtroom. We prepare each case as if it were to someday be decided by a jury. Our experience makes us exceptionally qualified to represent individuals from a variety of professions including physicians, attorneys, engineers, mental health professionals, accountants, architects, health care providers of all types, and others. Businesses too are often unwilling participants in litigation and in need of a thoroughly prepared defense. We are well qualified to offer such representation to a wide range of businesses. Our painstaking attention to detail is a hallmark of our firm. When we say "Our life's work is to protect your life's work," it is more than a motto. We commit to handle each case with the attention to detail and thorough evaluation that a client deserves to protect the "life's work" being threatened by litigation. It is your reputation we seek to defend.
6281 Tri-Ridge Boulevard, Suite 210
Loveland OH 45140
Medical Licensing Board Representation
As a medical professional, protecting your licenseand your professional reputationis crucial. At Calderhead, Lockemeyer and Peschke Law Office, we understand how much you have on the line. We are experienced in representing medical professionals in hearings and investigations conducted by State licensing boards.
Aggressive and competent representation
Our attorneys represent clients before the Ohio and Kentucky State licensing boards for health care providers. We are dedicated to protecting you. Whether it involves assisting you through the process of a medical, dental, chiropractic, podiatric, or nursing board investigation or representing you in a hearing before the board, we are prepared to handle your case and see it through to the end.
No one enjoys having his or her professional conduct questioned. Calderhead, Lockemeyer and Peschke Law Office works hard to ensure you can continue doing what you do bestcaring for patients.
"Our life's work is to protect your life's work" is never more poignant than when your license hangs in the balance. Your license to practice goes to the heart of your life's work. It is your livelihood we seek to defend.
David C. Calderhead Partner 513-576-1060 Education: Taylor University, B.A., 1983, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1987 Practice Areas: Professional Liability; Appellate Practice; Civil Litigation; Medical Malpractice Defense; Insurance Defense; Health Care. Membership: Cincinnati, Clermont County, Kentucky and Ohio State Bar Associations, DRI, OACTA, U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit. Admissions: 1987, Ohio; 1990, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; 1995, Kentucky
David C. Calderhead is a 1983 graduate of Taylor University and a 1987 Cum Laude graduate of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Previously, he practiced with the Ohio Attorney General's Office until 1990 at which time he joined Jacobson, Maynard, Tuschman and Kalur. Between the years 1998-2000, he was trial counsel at Arnold and Associates, Co., LPA. In 2001, he opened his own firm Calderhead Law Office. Presently, David is the managing member and senior attorney at Calderhead, Lockemeyer and Peschke Law Office. His memberships include the Ohio State Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association, Clermont County Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, and Order of Barristers. In his over 25 years as an attorney, Dave has tried over 75 cases, with most of the trials being medical malpractice cases. His appellate work has included successfully arguing cases in the Ohio Supreme Court and various Courts of Appeals in Ohio. Mr. Calderhead has been selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer and has been featured in U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers in America. He has also been included in the Martindale-Hubble listing of Preeminent Lawyers for several years. He also provides pro bono legal services with the Volunteer Lawyers Project in Cincinnati.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1983
David S. Lockemeyer Partner 513-576-1060 Education: Heidelberg College, B.M., 1978; Central Michigan University, M.S.A., 1988; Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 1992 Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice; General Litigation Defense Membership: Cincinnati, Ohio State and Kentucky Bar Associations; Defense Research Institute Admissions: 1992, Ohio; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1998, Kentucky; U.S. Supreme Court
David S. Lockemeyeris a 1978 Cum Laude graduate of Heidelberg College. He graduated from Central Michigan University with a Master's Degree in Health Services Administration in 1988. He graduated from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1992 and is a member of the Ohio and Kentucky Bar. He is a member of the Cincinnati and Ohio State Bar Associations, Ohio Association of Civil Trial Lawyers and the Defense Research Institute. He is admitted to practice in Ohio, Kentucky, the U.S. Supreme Court, the Federal Southern and Northern District Court and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been associated with the former law firms of Jacobson, Maynard, Tuschman & Kalur, L.P.A.; Roetzel & Andress, L.P.A.,; Triona & Lockemeyer, Ltd.; and Triona, Calderhead & Lockemeyer, Ltd. He has tried over 40 cases to verdict. Mr. Lockemeyer has been selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer in 2008, 2009, 2010 and in 2011. He has been featured in U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers in America since 2007 and has achieved the highest peer review rating in legal ability and ethics by Martindale Hubble's listing of Preeminent Lawyers. In 2006, Mr. Lockemeyer was selected as the Best Ohio Defense Attorney by American Physicians Insurance Company and was presented the Silver Belle Award in 2006 by Heartland of Bellfountaine.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1992
Joel L. Peschke Partner 513-576-1060 Education: University of Memphis, B.A., cum laude, 1995, University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 2000 Practice Areas: Negligence Defense Membership: Ohio State Bar Association Admissions: 2000, Ohio
Joel has been listed as a "Top 50" lawyer in Cincinnati by Law & Politics Media annually since 2016. He has also been named an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by that same publication each year since 2014, an honor bestowed on no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state. Prior to being selected as a "Super Lawyer, " Joel was named an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" in 2009 - 2013, an honor bestowed on only 2.5% of the best up-and-coming attorneys in Ohio who are either 40 years of age or younger or have been practicing 10 or fewer years.
Joel has extensive experience handling complex medical malpractice and wrongful death claims from inception to closure. In that role he has successfully defended numerous clients in jury trials throughout the state of Ohio. He also has extensive appellate experience, appearing on numerous occasions before the Ohio First District Court of Appeals.
Joel is a 1995 Cum Laude graduate from the University of Memphis, where he attended as a full scholarship member of the football team, and a 2000 graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He is licensed to practice in the State of Ohio, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
An elected member of the Milford High School (Ohio) Athletic Hall of Fame, Mr. Peschke currently resides in Loveland, Ohio.
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 2000
Stephanie P. Franckewitz
West Virginia University, B.S., B.A., 1989; University of Pittsburgh, M.B.A., 1991, Northern Kentucky University, J.D., 2000
Medical Malpractice Defense; Appellate Practice; Civil Litigation; Professional Liability; Privacy Law; Health Care Compliance
Ohio State Bar Association
Stephanie P. Franckewitz is a 1989 graduate from West Virginia University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts Degree. She is also a 1991 graduate from the University of Pittsburgh where she obtained her M.B.A. and a 2000 graduate of Salmon P. Chase College of Law in Northern Kentucky. She has previously been employed at Arnold and Associates, Co., LPA, Calderhead Law Office, LLC and Calderhead, Lockemeyer and Peschke Law Office. She is licensed in the State of Ohio and is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association.
Northern Kentucky University
Juris Doctorate, 2000
Miami University, B.S., Education/minor in History, cum laude;
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D., cum laude
Civil Litigation; Medical Malpractice Defense; Medical Collections; Adoptions
Ohio State Bar Association
Joshua F. DeBra is a 1995 Cum Laude graduate of Miami University and a 2007 Cum Laude graduate of Salmon P. Chase College of Law Northern Kentucky University. He joined Calderhead, Lockemeyer and Peschke Law Office in 2008 as the firm's newest associate. Joshua is licensed in Ohio and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, as well as the Federal Courts of the region. He is a member of the Ohio State, Kentucky, and Cincinnati bar associations. Josh and his wife Traci live in Milford and have six children.
Salmon P. Chase College of Law
Nicholas E. Shaffer is a 2013 graduate of The Ohio State University, and a 2016 graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He joined Calderhead, Lockemeyer and Peschke Law Office in 2016 as an associate attorney and is licensed to practice in the state of Ohio and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Adam P. Stickney is a 2019 graduate of The University of Cincinnati College of Law. He joined Calderhead, Lockemeyer and Peschke Law Office in 2018 as a Law Clerk and then in 2019 became the firm’s newest associate attorney. Adam is licensed to practice in the state of Ohio.