UNDER THE LAW.
Mr. Sobel’s primary practice areas are business litigation and estate planning and trust/probate estate administration.
Mr. Sobel represents small to medium size businesses and professional practices in litigation in state and federal courts, arbitrations, and before state boards and regulatory bodies. The types of matters are as diverse as the businesses Mr. Sobel represents, and include contract actions; employment-related matters; competition issues; and protection of statutory rights and markets.
Mr. Sobel’s estate planning practice covers the traditional areas of tax deferral; wealth protection; and elder care planning, all within the context of meeting client goals for distribution of assets upon death or disability. For those clients who have an interest in a probate estate, Mr. Sobel has over 25 years of experience in probate administration and practice before the probate courts of Ohio.
EDUCATION & COURT ADMISSIONS
Mr. Sobel is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colgate University and received his law degree from Duke University. He was an adjunct professor at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio, where he teaches probate, estate planning, and business organizations in the paralegal studies program.
Duke University College of Law, J.D., 1979;
Colgate University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1976
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1979
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1984
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