Administrative Law

Business Formation

Civil Litigation

Contracts

Commercial Transactions

Debt Collection

Elder Law

Employment Law

Estate Planning

Personal Injury

Probate/Estate Administration

Real Estate Law

Taxation

Veteran Benefits
Practice Areas

Administrative Law including but not limited to, representation of individuals and companies before various state and local agencies, and private professional associations, including the Accountancy Board, Real Estate Commission, Department of Insurance, Department of Liquor Control Commission, Department of Commerce, Department of Education, Department of Job and Family Services, Department of Taxation, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and Environmental Review Appeals Commission.

Business Formation including but not limited to corporate formations and dissolution, maintenance of corporate status (protecting the corporate veil), sales, mergers, acquisitions and business litigation involving closely held enterprises and small and large corporations.

Civil Litigation including but not limited to mediation, arbitration, breach of contract, non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-performance, partnership/shareholder disputes, misappropriation of assets, complex business disputes, unpaid invoices and mechanic’s liens.

Contracts including but not limited to, the review, drafting, and representation of contractual agreements.

Commercial Transactions including but not limited to, representation of buyers and sellers in commercial real estate contracts and all aspects of commercial real estate closings, representation of commercial borrowers and negotiation of commercial loan documents, including the preparation of lender/HUD required opinion letters, commercial loan workouts and forbearance agreements, and board of revisions complaints and board of tax appeals.

Debt Collection including but not limited to, filing lawsuits in Ohio courts, obtaining judgments, judgment debtor exams, garnishments, seizing of assets, and foreclosures.

Elder Law including but not limited to, preservation/transfer of assets, estate and income tax planning, administration and management of trusts and estates, conservatorships, guardianships, and estate planning.

Employment Law including but not limited to, representation of employers and employees in litigation involving employment discrimination, affirmative action, sexual harassment, employee benefits, whistleblower litigation, wrongful discharge, employment contracts, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Federal Employer’s Liability Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act and other laws governing municipal employment law such as the State Personnel Board of Review, the State Employee Relations Board, Ohio Civil Service Laws and unemployment compensation laws.

Estate Planning including but not limited to, drafting of durable power of attorney, durable power of attorney for health care, living will, last will and testament and living trust.

Personal Injury including but not limited to, animal attacks/dog bites, premises liability, consumer fraud, train accidents, motor vehicles accidents, medical malpractice and intentional harm cases.

Probate/Estate Administration including but not limited to full estate administration, small estate administration, estate/guardianship, trust administration, Ohio estate tax returns, federal estate tax returns, fiduciary income tax and adversarial estate/trust cases.

Real Estate Law including but not limited to, investment, residential, commercial and industrial real estate, including buying, selling, foreclosures, short sales, quieting title and completing real estate closings, lease drafting, forcible entry and detainer litigation (evictions) and other landlord/tenant issues.

Taxation including but not limited to, tax issues involving business planning, executive compensation, financial and equity transactions, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, partnerships, llc’s, joint ventures, and s-corporations, real estate, tax controversies and venture capital.

Veteran Benefits including but not limited to, handling all necessary paperwork, gathering all medical records, file any necessary appeals and attend any hearings that may be required to help veterans receive the benefits they have earned including VA regional office, BVA appeals, CAVC appeals, correction of military records, VA claims after regional office denial, VA disability ratings and VA benefits.