No one in the QDRO-drafting field has the breadth of experience and knowledge that QDRO Group possesses. Our legal, actuarial, and plan knowledge is evidenced by our leading texts in the field and our ability to handle the most difficult cases that others avoid. When that knowledge is coupled with more than 130 cumulative years in the field, thousands of trips to court as expert witnesses, our knowledge of QDRO plan administration gleaned from processing tens of thousands of orders for corporate America, and individual team members who have been trustees of large plans, you have the most knowledgeable and experienced staff in the country.
We offer our expertise at a reasonable, flat fee which will save you time and your client money. Our division orders are guaranteed through approval. If you receive a plan administrator’s rejection notice, just forward it to us and we’ll assist with any required modifications at no additional cost to your client.
President/Lead ERISA Attorney
James Myers, an ERISA attorney and Lead Staff Attorney for QDRO Group, has extensive experience researching ERISA issues, as well as drafting briefs, motions, complaints and position statements on a wide variety of technical pension, labor, and employment topics. He is a licensed attorney in both Ohio and Indiana. A cum laude graduate of the University of Toledo College of Law, he has a special expertise in multiemployer plans.
Dave Kelley is a leading national authority on dividing pensions in divorce. He is the author of Dividing Pensions in Divorce: Negotiating and Drafting Safe Settlements with QDROs and Present Values, Third Edition, has testified over 1,500 times in court and taught over 100 CLE courses.
Erin Myers, a staff attorney for QDRO Group, has a special interest in providing legal services for the disadvantaged, especially in efficiently dividing limited retirement benefits and understanding the benefits available under Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Starting with volunteer time at Legal Aid in Western Ohio helping indigent individuals through divorce and dissolution actions, she has focused on developing the tools necessary to help this under-served population.