Denise Glinatsis Bayer

Denise is a business lawyer with strong ties to the Mahoning Valley’s nonprofit and arts communities. She is the founder and executive director of The Legal Creative, a provider of business and legal guidance for local artists. She also serves on the executive and development committees of the board of directors for Opera Western Reserve, as well as the Students Motivated by the Arts (SMARTS) circle and the Mahoning Valley College Access Program board.

Denise has been practicing law since 2005 and serves clients primarily in business, real estate, contract and copyright/trademark matters. She is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she earned an honors concentration in Law and the Arts from CWRU’s internationally recognized Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology and the Arts. After law school, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Peter C. Economus, U.S. District Judge in the Northern District of Ohio. Denise resides in Canfield with her husband, Josh, and two children.

Recent Seminars
Judicial Clerkship
Law School Education
Undergraduate Education
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Bar Memberships