Janet L. Ferguson

Ferguson & Wacha, LLC
733 North Perry Street, Suite 211
Napoleon, Ohio 43545

Practice Areas:
Concentrating in Family Law, Divorce/Dissolution Law, Adoption Law, Collaborative
Law, Mediation, Business Law, and General Practice

Education:
J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, 2002
C.P.A., California (inactive)
B.S. Accounting, University of Redlands, 1996, magna cum laude

Janet L. Ferguson is a founding partner of Ferguson & Wacha, LLC a law firm in Napoleon, Ohio, where she practices primarily in the areas of family law including divorce, dissolution, child support, adoption and custody matters. Ms. Ferguson also has experience in the general practice areas of civil litigation, business law, personal injury, probate and estate planning.

Ms. Ferguson graduated magna cum laude from the University of Redlands, in Redlands, California, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She subsequently passed the Certified Public Accountancy (CPA) Exam and received her CPA credential in 2000. Ms. Ferguson joined the national accounting firm of Ernst & Young, LLC, an affiliation she maintained until leaving to attend law school. Ms. Ferguson received her law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2002. While at the University of Notre Dame, Ms. Ferguson interned with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, the largest law firm in Northwest Ohio.

Ms. Ferguson is admitted to practice before the Ohio Supreme Court and is active in the American, Ohio State, Henry County, and Fulton County Bar Associations, as well as the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She currently serves as the President of the Northwest Ohio Family Law Association and is trained both as a collaborative lawyer and as a mediator.

Kristin S Wacha

Kristin S. Wacha is an Ohio licensed attorney and native Toledoan. She attended Miami University as an undergraduate and earned her Juris Doctor from the Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law. Since then, she has worked with municipalities, a Fortune 500 petrochemical corporation and represented a publicly traded real estate investment trust. She spent five years practicing law at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, the largest law firm in Northwest Ohio. Her practice focused on representing lenders in construction and sales of commercial healthcare facilities. She also has experience drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts.

Ms. Wacha's current practice focuses on business, real estate and family law.

Ms. Wacha is a trained Collaborative Law attorney, a specialty she is particularly proud of. She is passionate about helping families and youth reach positive, customized solutions to their conflicts.

She is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Toledo Bar Association, and other county bar associations. In addition to her practice, Ms. Wacha serves as an Ohio Bar Exam Reader for the Supreme Court of Ohio and teaches adult education classes at a local community college.