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About Me

Barbara Weinschenk is an attorney at Weinschenk Law, LLC, with offices in Akron, Ohio and Canal Fulton, Ohio.


The primary focus of her practice is Elder Law including estate planning, special needs planning, Medicaid planning, VA planning, guardianship, probate and estate administration. 


Prior to entering legal practice, Ms. Weinschenk was a registered nurse for a number of years and has experience with health insurance and as a clinical nurse.  


Ms. Weinschenk is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Elder Law Committee of the Ohio Bar Association, the Academy of Special Needs Planners, the Stark County Bar Association, and the Akron Bar Association.  


She is a frequent lecturer on advanced directives, Medicaid planning, estate planning and special needs planning.


Ms. Weinschenk earned her B.S.N. degree, summa cum laude, at Ashland University and her J.D. degree at the University of Akron. She is a member of Wealth Counsel, Elder Counsel, and the Ohio Forum.


Attorney Weinschenk is married and has two children and five grandchildren.



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Practice Areas


  1. Elder Law: 40%
    10 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    10 years
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    10 years
  4. Trusts: 10%
    10 years
  5. Guardianship: 10%
    10 years



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • John Robert Holliman

    I endorse this lawyer. Barbara is a wonderful person and lawyer. We have worked together to increase our knowledge and to deliver a first rate client experience. Barbara goes the extra mile for her clients and has the knowledge, focus and heartfelt compassion for client's needs to back it up. I would recommend Barbara to my friends and family any day of the week.


    John Holliman Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Norma Jeanne Shaub

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Norma Shaub Education Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Weinschenk Law, LLC

11991 Lockage Road NW
Canal Fulton, OH, 44614



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Cali Award in Legal Draftingthe University of Akron School of Law2003
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerWeinschenk Law LLC2011 - Present
associate attorneyLaw Office of Margaret H. Kreiner2004 - 2011
Association NamePosition NameDuration
ElderCounselMember2008 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Akron Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Stark County Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2004 - 2011
WealthCounselN/A2004 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysN/A2004 - Present
Acadamy of Special Needs PlannersN/A2004 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Ohio Elder LawEthical Considerations: End of LIfe Issues2008
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of School of LawlawJD2004
Ashland UniversitynursingBSN1995
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Stow Kent Gardens - Resident speakerTop Ten Myths About Estate Planning2013
IMA - 2012-2013 Annual ProgramWills, Trusts, and Probate - What you Should Know about Estate Planning2013
University of Akron Leadership ProgramTrends in Legal Issues and Life Changes Related to Retirement2012