Biography

Alyse Rettich is a life-long resident of the Miami Valley, and enjoys a wide and varied practice at Freund, Freeze, and Arnold. Prior to joining the firm Alyse was a Montgomery County Prosecutor for five years where she was a docket attorney prosecuting felony cases of all levels including murder, and other serious felonies. As a felony prosecutor she engaged in constant negotiations between opposing parties to arrive at the best possible outcome, learning to deal with difficult persons under negative circumstances. Alyse has extensive experience practicing child protection law handling custody matters and safeguarding children in the juvenile court.

Her background in trial work gives her great insight into complicated cases and ever developing conditions, Alyse is accustomed to discerning and adapting to evolving environments, and successfully communicating with people in difficult situations. Who are often experiencing trauma and stress. Alyse’s trial experience and education provide her with the acumen necessary to dive into, scrutinize, and arrive at successful resolutions. 

While at the University of Dayton School of Law, Alyse was chosen to mentor young law students as a Dean’s Fellow, leaders are students who demonstrated the highest potential for leadership, academic achievement, and diverse life experience.

While a full-time felony docket prosecutor she earned her Master of Business Administration at the University of Dayton School of Business. Alyse has always been motivated, and competitive. She attended Indiana Institute of Technology in Fort Wayne, Indiana with an athletic scholarship from the college women’s soccer team where she played wing defender all four years. Alyse had an exemplary academic record graduating Summa Cum Laude and earning the Humanities award for excellence. 

These experiences exposed her to the importance of time management while also allowing her to learn and develop through intense competition yet a strong team environment. The skills she developed, honed, and utilized are the backbones of her success and have enabled her to form connections, and be accomplished in all avenues, personal and professional. 

Alyse lives in Miamisburg and enjoys time spent with her husband Aaron, their son Leon as well as extended family. Alyse coaches for the Miami Valley Youth Soccer Association and loves coaching and mentoring young players. Alyse serves as the juvenile law co-chair of Dayton Bar Association Juvenile Law Committee, and as a Membership Chair for the Daughters of The American Revolution- Johnathan Dayton Chapter. In her spare time Alyse enjoys reading, swimming, and the outdoors. 

 

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The University of Dayton School of Law
Juris Doctorate - January 2016
Masters of Business Administration – Aug. 2019 

Indiana Institute of Technology    
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Dec. 2013    

Ohio - May 2, 2016

United States District Court – Southern District of Ohio

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Ohio Women's Bar Association
  • Juvenile Law Co-Chair of Dayton Bar Association Juvenile Law Committee 
  • Ohio Supreme Court – Lawyer to Lawyer Mentor Program
  • Membership Chair -Daughter’s of The American Revolution – Jonathan Dayton Chapter

Law School:

  • Dean’s Scholarship Recipient     
  • CALI Award for Excellence - Highest Grade Torts I
  • Steven E. Yuhas Special Service Award Recipient

Undergraduate:

  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Humanities Award of Excellence
  • Alpha Chi National College Honor Society
  • Chi Alpha Sigma National Collegiate Athlete Honor Society

Jane C. Croushore
937.913.0122
jcroushore@ffalaw.com