Joe, who joined Faruki as an associate in 2021, focuses on a variety of commercial litigation matters. He defends clients' interests in a wide range of matters including contract disputes, financial services litigation and business torts.

While attending law school, Joe served as a legal extern for the Ohio Public Defender's Death Penalty Division, an intern in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Privacy Office, and as a law clerk at a criminal defense firm.

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Joseph R. Barton

(937) 227-3716

110 N. Main St., Suite 1600
Dayton, OH 45402

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Business and Commercial Litigation


Contractual Disputes


Employment Matters

Fair Credit Reporting Act Defense


Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Defense


Bankruptcy Litigation



United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio



Moritz College of Law Leadership Award, 2017


CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Legal Writing II, Evidence, White-Collar Crime


Dayton Bar Association Leadership Class, 2020-2021

Dayton Bar Association


Dayton Federal Bar Association

The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2019


Order of the Coif


Ohio State Law Journal, articles editor (2018-2019), staff editor (2017-2018)


Miami University, B.A., 2015

Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project


Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio


Co-chair, Justice on Tap! Fundraising Committee


Resident Resources Network, non-voting board member, 2018-2019

Coauthor, "Get Smart!: The Smartphone Conundrum in Internal Investigations," National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Magazine, The Champion, forthcoming 2022.


"Emerging Issues in Debt Collection Dispute Resolution," Conference on Consumer Finance Law Debt Collection Symposium, March 11, 2021


Coauthor, "The Intersection of the Least Sophisticated Consumer, Materiality, and Standing," Conference on Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Vol. 74, Nos. 2 and 3, March 2021


"Eleventh Circuit Deepens Split on Standing in FDCPA Cases," Journal of Bankruptcy Law, January 2021


"Reforming the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty Framework to Protect the Future of the Internet," 79 Ohio State Law Journal: Furthermore, 2018