Joan M. Burda

Solo Practice
  • Estate Planning
  • Ohio
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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
Additional Practice Area
  • LGBT Legal Issues
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I charge a flat fee for legal services provided.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Solo Practice
I provide legal assistance in LGBT issues, estate planning and probate.
Pepperdine University School of Law
J.D. | Law
Bowling Green State University
Bachelor of Liberal Studies
Professional Associations
National Lesbian and Gay Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Presenter at Family Law Institute and Lavender Law
American Bar Association
- Current
Ohio State Bar Association
- Current
Articles & Publications
Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples, Third Edition
American Bar Association
Representing Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Clients
American Bar Association
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.
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Lakewood, OH, USA
Telephone: (216) 832-8825