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I like cake.  :)


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 40%
    13 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    13 years
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    7 years
  4. Debt Settlement: 10%
    13 years
  5. Divorce: 10%
    3 years



Hourly ($125-200/hour), contingent (25-35%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Cwalinski & Paris Co., L.P.A.

409 East Ave.
Suite B
Elyria, OH, 44035


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2013 Rising Star - Bankruptcy/Creditor & Debtor RightsSuper Lawyers2013
2012 Rising Star - Bankruptcy/Creditor & Debtor RightsSuper Lawyers2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
2010 Rising Star - Bankruptcy/Creditor & Debtor RightsSuperLawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner/AttorneyCwalinski & Paris Co., L.P.A.2014 - Present
Managing Collections AttorneyKeith D. Weiner & Associates Co., L.P.A.2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationBar Admission Committee2005 - Present
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationCertified Grievance Committee Investigator2005 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Svetlana Schreiber & Associates Co., L.P.A. v. BrnjicPlaintiff won appeal.
In re: Michael BowersDebtor won on appeal.
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Business InstituteCollection through the Bankruptcy Process2014
Credit Union Management MagazineVoicemail and Collections2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Ohio State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2014 Guide to Collection LawTelephone Consumer Protection Compliance2014
2014 Guide to Collection LawCollecting Through the Bankruptcy Process2014
SouthWestern Ohio Assocation of Tax AdministratorsTax Collection and Bankruptcy2012
National Association of Retail Collection AttorneysThe Use of Wireless Communications, Autodialers, Email and Social Networking in the Legal Collections Process2012
Advanced Collections StrategiesDefending Against the Debt Collection Harassment Suit2012
Ohio Association of Tax AdministratorsAttorney Fee Penalties in Municipal Tax Ordinances2010
Ohio Association of Tax AdministratorsTax Protester Theories2010
Southwest Ohio Tax Administrator AssociationMunicipal Tax Collection2007