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Mr. Strickland joined Dworken & Bernstein in 2010 and splits his practice between the firm's business transactional department, real estate practice, the business and commercial litigation department,and his practice in Federal Indian law. Mr. Strickland earned a Bachelor of the Arts degree from Capital University in August of 1999 with a major in English Literature and minors in Political Science and Psychology. He was awarded his Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University in May of 2003 and was admitted to practice law in the state of Ohio in November of 2003. Mr. Strickland is admitted to practice in all Ohio courts and is also a member of the Lake County and Ohio State Bar Associations.

Mr. Strickland focuses his practice in the areas of general business, real estate, and commercial dispute litigation as well as assisting and counseling clients with regard to general business formation, commercial transactions, leasing¸ and commercial development. Mr. Strickland also represents both Indian tribes and developers throughout Indian Country in various types of commercial transactions for and the litigation of the development of gaming and non-gaming opportunities including alternative energy.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 35%
  2. Business: 35%
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Isaac James Hackenberg

    I Josh is an excellent transactional attorney.He gets matters done promptly and exhibits a thorough knowledge and understanding of his clients requirements and best interests.


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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



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyDworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.2010 - Present
ShareholderFilzer & Strickland, Inc.2009 - 2010
PartnerFilzer Gruttadaurio Strickland Co2006 - 2009
Associate General CounselNORAM Equities, LLC2003 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lake County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionChair2014 - Present
Steering Committee for Future Emerging Leaders (FUEL) of Lake CountyChair, Steering Committee2013 - Present
AmSpirit Business Connections,President2012 - Present
Lake County Historical SocietyBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Lake County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2009 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2003 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Legal Blog Guest BloggerCrain's Business Blogs2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Capital UniversityEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ohio Organizers AssociationBusiness Formations & Structures2015
Ohio Landscapers AssociationContracting Pitfalls2015
Ohio Landscapers AssociationBusiness Formations2015
Ohio Homebuilders AssocationContracting Pitfalls, Business Formations & Structures2015
Micro BizSmall Business Entity Discussion2015
Business Plan RoundtableEntity Structure , Best Practices2015
Painesville Business RoundtableBusiness Formations & Tips for New Business Start-ups2014
Ohio Small Business Development CentersLegal Tips for Small Businesses2013
A Mother's HeartEstate Planning & Real Estate2013