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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 35%
  2. Real Estate: 30%
  3. Business: 15%
  4. Land Use & Zoning: 10%
  5. Trusts: 10%



Hourly ($150-275/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

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25700 Science Park Drive, Suite 270
Beachwood, OH, 44122-7312


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Oral Argument - National Moot Court Regional FinalsAmerican College of Trial Lawyers1974
Elected to Phi Beta KappaKenyon College1971
Highest Honors in HistoryKenyon College1971
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Alan J. Rapoport2007 - Present
AttorneyRapoport, Spitz, Friedland & Courtney1990 - 2007
AttorneyRatimorszky, Rapoport, Spitz & Friedland1978 - 1990
AttorneyWoodle, Wachtel, Begam & Wolk1975 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
Heights Arts Collaborative, Inc.Trustee2009 - Present
Ohio Motor Vehicles Salvage Dealers Licensing BoardVice President2008 - 2012
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationReal Property Law Committee1997 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationReal Property Committee1997 - Present
City of Cleveland HeightsMayor1982 - 1988
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Schumacher v. Cushing Apple, 2010-Ohio-5372, 94871 (OHCA8)Won at both the trial and appellate levels.
Hoops v. Kelley, 2010-Ohio-1082, C.A. 09CA009683 (OHCA9)Won at both the trial and appellate levels.
State ex rel. Morenz v. Kerr, 2004-Ohio-6208, 104 Ohio St.3d 148, 818 N.E.2d 1162 (Ohio 2004)Writ granted by the Ohio Supreme Court
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Kenyon CollegeHistoryA.B.1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Introduction To Real Estate PracticeResidential Real Estate Transactions2011
32nd Annual Real Estate Law InstituteUse of Recording Statutes To Give Notice of Rights2010
Introduction to Real Estate PracticeResidential Real Estate Transactions2009
Residential Real Estate TransactionsSale/Purchase Contracts and Inspections2008
29th Annual Real Estate Law InstituteTransfer on Death Deeds2007
28th Annual Real Estate Law InstituteResidential Real Property: Buyer and Borrower Beware!2006