Brian Urban Esq

Brian Urban Esq

Cleveland Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Ohio
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Brian M. Urban is a certified specialist in family relations law in Ohio. Brian is the senior member of Urban & Pozzuto LLC, located in Cleveland, Ohio, where he offers multiple resolution alternatives to litigation --- including collaborative process --- to his family law clients. Brian is a founding member of the Cleveland Academy of Collaborative Professionals, a non-profit organization of attorneys and allied professionals committed to maximizing the benefits of the collaborative divorce option. He previously served as the President of the Center for Principled Family Advocacy, a non-profit organization of attorneys and allied professionals who are committed to the advancement of ADR processes to resolve family law matters. Since 2007, Brian served upon the collaborative task force for the additional ADR options subcommittee for the Ohio Supreme Court. This task force was instrumental in the passage of the Ohio Collaborative Family Law Act in December, 2012. Brian has been frequently selected to speak upon a wide range of family law topics, including Advanced Collaborative Law for the Ohio State Bar Association. He has over 250 hours of training in collaborative process, plus over 75 hours in mediation training. Brian is included in the Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and has received peer recognition awards from Inside Business magazine as one of its Leading Lawyers in northeastern Ohio and from Law & Politics magazine as one of Ohio’s Super Lawyers. He is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Brian previously served the Cuyahoga County Bar Association, both as a trustee and as a chairman of its Family Law Section. He earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from John Carroll University and J.D. degree, cum laude, from Cleveland State University.

Practice Areas
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Collaborative Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding member
Cleveland Academy of Collaborative Professionals
- Current
Cleveland State University
J.D. (1979) | Law
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John Carroll University
B.A. (1976) | Communications
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Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar
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55 Public Square, Suite 2001
Cleveland, OH 44113
Telephone: (216) 241-4244
Telephone: (216) 241-4244
Fax: (216) 241-1677
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