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Janet L. Lowder

Janet L. Lowder

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Elder Law, Guardianship, Probate

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Licensed since 1992

  1. Estate Planning: 40%
  2. Elder Law: 30%
  3. Probate: 10%
  4. Guardianship: 10%

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Contact Info

Hickman & Lowder Co., L.P.A.

1300 East Ninth Street, Ste 1020
Cleveland, OH, 44114

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OHActive199204/21/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Lawyer of the Year, Cleveland Trusts & EstatesBest Lawyers in America2013
Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder LawBest Lawyers in America2013
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2013
Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder LawBest Lawyers in America2012
Cleveland's Top Rated Lawyer - Family & Elder LawLexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell2012
Powley Elder Law AwardNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2011
Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder LawBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2010
Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder LawBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2009
President's AwardCleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys2009
Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder LawBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2008
Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder LawBest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2007
Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder LawBest Lawyers in America2007
Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder LawBest Lawyers in America2006
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2006
Top 50 Female Lawyers in OhioOhio Super Lawyers2006
Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder LawBest Lawyers in America2005
Top 50 Female Lawyers in OhioOhio Super Lawyers2005
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2005
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2004
Top Hat AwardCuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities2000
Amicus AwardCommunity Fund Management Foundation1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalHickman & Lowder Co., L.P.A.1992 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
Spacial Needs AlliancePast PresidentN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationFormer Chair - Elder Law CommitteeN/A
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Lake County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Estate Planning Council of Greater ClevelandMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Probate Law Journal of OhioSocial Security Retirement Options and Medicare Issues2014
Ohio State Bar Association publicationMedicaid Provides Home and Community-Based Services Waivers2013
Cleveland Bar JournalThe Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Elderly and Individuals with Disabilities2013
Crain's Cleveland BusinessWhen is a Trust a "Special Needs Trust?"2009
Care Management JournalsThe Caregiver Balancing Act: Giving Too Much or Not Enough2005
Journal of Long Term Health CareThe Importance of Planning for the Future2004
The White PaperThe Growth in Pooled Trusts1999
Journal of Law and HealthTo Stay at Home: Analysis of Rights and Recommendations on Procedures for Persons Receiving Mental Health Services in the Community1994
Ohio LawyerThe Role of a "Medicaid Payback Trust" in Personal Injury Awards Granted to Disabled Persons1994
Cleveland State Law ReviewNew Protections for Persons with Mental Illness in the Workplace under the ADA1992

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State UniversityN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A