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Howard Steven Rabb

Howard Steven Rabb

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Business, Estate Planning

About Me

Howard Rabb received a degree in Business Administration at The Ohio State University and was awarded his law degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Rabb has been a contributor to various general circulation and legal trade publications and has served as a trustee to the Legal Aid Society in Cleveland. He is past chairman of the Bankruptcy Law Section of the Cuyahoga County Bar Association and is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He serves on the Attorney Constituent Group for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio, and is admitted to practice in all Ohio courts, U.S. District Court, U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Rabb practices in the areas of business and individual bankruptcy, estate planning and probate law, real estate, general business, and commercial law. He is the firm's Administrative Partner.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 60%
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
  3. Business: 20%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Darya Jeffreys Klammer

    Howard is a skilled lawyer in the Cleveland area. He is a fierce negotiator, yet pleasant to colleagues and clients.


    Darya Klammer Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

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

60 South Park Place
Painesville, OH, 44077

Dworken & Bernstein Co., LPA

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

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

8500 Station St.
Mentor, OH, 44060




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerDworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.1986 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
UniversityHospitals of ClevelandNeurological Instituate, Leadership Council2012 - Present
University HospitalsCenter For Emergency Medicine Leadership Council2010 - 2012
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationBankruptcy Section, Committee Chair1998 - 2000
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember1992 - Present
Legal Aid SocietyTrustee1990 - 1996
Cleveland Metro Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Lake County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
BraidicTrustee's Plan Objection Withdrawn

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Publication NameTitleDate
News Herald NewspaperLegal Forum2013
PR WebHoward Rabb, Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. Reports Huge Change In Ohio Law Benefiting Certain Ohio Homeowners Who Are In Debt2013
News Herald NewspaperLegal Forum2012
News Herald NewspaperLegal Forum2011
PR WebDworken & Bernstein Co., LPA - Reporting For Active Duty2011
Trends in Consumer Bankruptcy Filings (Inside the Minds)Representing Bankruptcy Clients during the Current Economy2010
News Herald NewspaperLegal Forum2010
PR WebLeading Lawyer, Howard S. Rabb of Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. Contributing Author to Inside the Minds, Trends in Consumer Bankruptcy Filings2010
News Herald NewspaperLegal Forum2009
News Herald NewspaperLegal Forum2008
Peer Review Committee MinutesDiscoverable at All Costs?1987
Journal of Law and HealthEstate Planning & Asset Protectioin1986

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Ohio State University, ColumbusBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1982

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Process TechnologyEstate Planning & Asset Protection2013
Continuing Legal EducationBankruptcy Filings: What Gets In The Way2013
Management Lecture SeriessManaging a Law FIrm2012
University Hospitals of ClevelandEstate Planning & Asset Protection2010
Cedarbrook Seminar SeriesEstate Planning & Asset Protection2000