DeLuca Law LLC

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phone: 513.401.8977



Christopher DeLuca, Attorney


phone: 513.382.4035

Chris DeLuca is the founder of DeLuca Law LLC.  Chris has 29 years of experience providing legal, financial and management services to business owners and career school operators.  In addition to being a licensed attorney, Chris is also a certified public accountant (inactive status).  

Prior to founding DeLuca Law LLC, Chris spent nearly nine years serving as in-house legal counsel and Chief Financial Officer for a multi-state cosmetology school group.  Chris was responsible for the school's compliance with laws and regulations for participation in the Title IV federal student aid programs. He also managed compliance for the schools' accreditation with the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS).  

Chris serves as a member of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools' Government Relations Committee, and is a frequent speaker at AACS and other national and regional school conferences.  His recent speech topics include the implementation of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Title IX and the Clery Act, school responsibilities under the Americans With Disabilities Act, school consumer information disclosure requirements, and borrower defense to repayment. He also served as the alternate negotiator representing for-profit schools at the U.S. Department of Education's negotiated rule making sessions regarding the borrower defense to repayment regulations.


University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1992

University of Detroit, B.S. (Accounting), 1989

Bar Admissions:


United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

United States Tax Court

United States Court of Claims

Professional Associations:

Ohio State Bar Association

American Association of Cosmetology Schools

     Member of the Government Relations Committee

Cincinnati Bar Association

     Past-President Taxation Committee (2005)

Graduate of CBA Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers

​Adjunct Professor University of Cincinnati Masters of Taxation Program (2001-05)