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Joan M. Burda

Solo Practice
  • Estate Planning
  • Ohio
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Biography

I am an independent lawyer with a solo practice in Northeast Ohio. I limit my practice to LGBT legal issues, estate planning and probate. In addition to practicing law, I am an Adjunct Assoc. Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and an adjunct in the Legal Studies Program at Ursuline College. I am the author of several books, including Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples, Third Edition. My practice allows me to speak at conferences in the US and abroad.

Practice Area
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Additional Practice Area
  • LGBT Legal Issues
Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I charge a flat fee for legal services provided.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Solo Practice
Current
I provide legal assistance in LGBT issues, estate planning and probate.
Education
Pepperdine University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Bowling Green State University
Bachelor of Liberal Studies
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Professional Associations
National Lesbian and Gay Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Presenter at Family Law Institute and Lavender Law
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American Bar Association
- Current
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Ohio State Bar Association
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples, Third Edition
American Bar Association
Representing Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Clients
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Speaking Engagements
LGBT Estate Planning Issues
I speak at a variety of conferences around the country every year. I will be happy to provide the details, if you want them.
Websites & Blogs
Blog
LGBT LAW - HOME
Contact & Map
Lakewood, OH, USA
Telephone: (216) 832-8825
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