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Erik Niehaus

Trusted Attorney Serving Warren & Butler County

Location: Mason, Ohio
Attorney Erik Niehaus

Attorney Erik Niehaus was born and raised in Hamilton, Ohio and went to Hamilton High School before graduating from Ball State University. With deep roots in the community, Attorney Niehaus attended the police academy and was then hired by the Miami University Police Department – this experience gives Attorney Niehaus a unique and all-encompassing perspective of the law. After his time serving the university’s police department, Attorney Niehaus spent nearly 20 years at the West Chester Police Department. During his years at the police department, he was able to move up the ranks and spend the last five and a half years of service as Chief of Police.

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2005


  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 2004
  • Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
    • B.B.A. - 1994

With hopes to follow in his father’s footsteps, Attorney Niehaus began the part time program at the Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University, all while still employed with the West Chester Police Department. Attorney Niehaus graduated from Chase College of Law in December of 2004 and continued to work with the West Chester police department while taking on family law and estate planning cases. He also served as an Acting Prosecutor in the City of Hamilton Municipal Court.

Erik joined the firm now known as Haughey, Deters and Niehaus on May 4, 2014.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Drug Violations
  • Felonies
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Misdemeanor
  • Parole & Probation
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Personal Injury
  • Intentional Tort
  • Vehicle Accidents
  • Labor Law
  • Family Law
  • Divorce/Dissolution
  • Custody Matters

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Butler County Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio Bar Association, Member
  • Greater Cincinnati Bar Association, Member
  • Selected for Ohio Super Lawyers®

  • 10 Best Award 2015 – DUI/DWI Attorneys

  • Former Law Enforcement on Your Side

  • Afterhours Availability in Warren County

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