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Anna M. Parise's legal practice includes domestic relations, divorce, family law, child support, spousal support, and custody. Anna is sensitive to her clients' concerns and desires to effectively resolve issues in the most amicable and practical way possible. Anna is also frequently appointed by trial courts in Cuyahoga, Geauga, and Lake Counties as guardian ad litem to protect the interests of children. Formerly with a small boutique firm specializing in labor law, Anna joined Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. in 2005.

Anna graduated with cum laude honors from Myers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Education in 1995. Anna was awarded her Juris Doctorate with cum laude honors from Case Western Reserve School of Law in 1998.

Anna is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association, and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. She serves as co-chair of the Lake County Bar Association's Family Law committee.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 34%
  2. Juvenile: 33%
  3. Family: 33%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • M. Elaine Tassi

    Anna Parise is a tough lawyer, but she still shows compassion for her clients. She is knowledgeable of the subject matter and devoted to obtaining the right results in her cases.


    M. Tassi Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Darya Jeffreys Klammer

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Parise is a knowledgeable and capable practitioner.


    Darya Klammer Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Partner in Justice, Legal Aid AmbassadorLegal Aid Society of Cleveland2015
Cleveland Volunteer Lawyers ProgramLegal Aid Society of Cleveland2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateDworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.2005 - Present
AssociateMasters & Associates1998 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Legal Aid SocietyPartner in Justice, Legal Aid Ambassador2015 - Present
Lake County Bar AssociationTrustee2012 - Present
Lake County Bar AssociationFamily Law Section - Co-chair2012 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cleveland Metro Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
David N. Myers UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2013 Family Law SeminarFinding Hidden Income2013