Robert A. Bostick

Adjunct Professor of Law
School of Law


Robert Bostick has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Dayton School of Law since 1982, teaching Trial Practice—Civil and Criminal. He also served on the Advisory Council for 23 years.

Mr. Bostick has an extensive background as a litigator, and he has earned a reputation as an exceptional trial advocate as well as one who exemplifies professionalism. He is a former Assistant Prosecutor for Montgomery County, Ohio and the City of Dayton. His longtime private practice, afterward until his retirement, was focused on litigation (jury and bench), including the areas of business and civil matters, criminal defense, domestic relations, personal injury and appellate representation. He has also tried a number of high-profile cases in state and federal courts.

In addition, he served as a Referee (now Magistrate) for the Montgomery County Domestic Relations Court; an Acting Judge for both the Dayton and Vandalia Municipal Courts; a Hearing Officer for the Dayton Human Relations Council; and Chair of Panels of Arbitrators for the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, Civil Division.

Mr. Bostick has served on the Montgomery County Public Defender Commission Board and as its Chair; and on the Board of Trustees for the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Bar Association and Dayton Bar Association Foundation.

He is a DBA Foundation Fellow, an Honorary DBA Member, a founding member and past president of the Thurgood Marshall Law Society and a member of the Dayton Lawyers Club.

Mr. Bostick is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he served on the Law Review.

Courses Taught

LAW 6880 Trial Practice - Civil
LAW 6885 Trial Practice - Criminal


LL.B., Case Western Reserve University
B.A., Bowling Green State University