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Gary Stephen Okin

Gary Stephen Okin

Practice areas:

Family

About Me



Mr. Okin received his undergraduate degree in English Literature, cum laude, from Washington & Lee University, and his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio.


Mr. Okin is admitted to practice before the Ohio Supreme Court and the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio. He is a member of the Lake, Cleveland, and Ohio State Bar Associations, and the former chairperson of the Lake County Family Law Committee. Mr. Okin's practice is focused on all aspects of domestic relations, juvenile law, and commercial litigation. Mr. Okin is a contributor to several journals and continuing legal education seminars. Mr. Okin has been appointed as a life member to the Eighth District Court of Appeals Judicial Conference and is one of the first attorneys to be designated a certified specialist in the area of domestic relations law by the Ohio State Bar Association. He currently is serving as a member of the Family Relations Specialty Board of the Ohio State Bar Association. He was also appointed by the Domestic Relations Court to sit as a member of the Cuyahoga County Local Rules Committee, Division of Domestic Relations.



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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Family: 100%
    2 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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Contact Info

Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.

60 South Park Place
Painesville, OH, 44077

Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.

1468 W. 9th St.
Suite 135
Cleveland, OH, 44113

Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.

8500 Station St.
Mentor, OH, 44060

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OHActive197708/10/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ohio State Bar Association, Family Relations Certified Specialtist, BoardMember2002 - 2003
Lake County Bar AssociationChairman1997 - 1999
Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Local Rules CommitteeMember1995 - 1997
B'nai Jeshuran CongregationTrustee1994 - 2001
Lake County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Eighth District Court of Appeals Judicial ConferenceMemberN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cleveland Metro Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Washington and Lee UniversityEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lake County Bar Association Family Law SeminarFamily Law2013
Lake County Bar Association Family Law SeminarFamily Law2012
Lake County Bar Association Family Law SeminarFamily Law2011
Lake County Bar Association Family Law ConferenceFamily Law2010
Lake County Bar AssociationJurisdiction1996
National Business InstituteChild Custody and Visitation1994
Lake County Bar AssociationCase Law UpdateN/A