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Howard Steven Rabb

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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


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 50%
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
  3. Business: 20%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. Over the years, I have worked with Howard both as an adversary, representing opposing clients, and together for the mutual benefit of a client. Howard is knowledgeable, effective and quickly gets to the heart of the matter. He will strongly advocate for his clients and I wouldn't hesitate recommending him for Bankruptcy & Debt work.


    Michael Teitelbaum Medicaid & Medicare Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Kevin Michael Goodman

    I have had the pleasure of working with Howard on several projects. I am always impressed with the knowledge that he has of his clients' business strategies and how to craft an effective resolution to their issues. It is always my pleasure to work with him and his colleagues to develop their clients' IP portfolio and solve any IP related issues that may arise. Accordingly, I recommend Howard without reservation.


    Kevin Goodman Intellectual Property Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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



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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