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Janet L. Lowder

Estate planning Attorney at Cleveland, OH

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4
Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    40%
    I focus my estate planning practice on special needs planning for families of individuals with disabilities.

  2. Elder law
    30%

  3. Medicaid and medicare
    20%

  4. Guardianship
    10%

Licensed for 30 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 1992
Updated 11/13/2022

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Hickman & Lowder Co., L.P.A.
1300 East Ninth Street, Ste 1020
Cleveland, OH, 44114

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Hickman & Lowder Co., L.P.A.
  • 1992 - Present

Education

  • Cleveland State University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A

Associations

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Spacial Needs Alliance
  • Past President
  • N/A
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Former Chair - Elder Law Committee
  • N/A
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Estate Planning Council of Greater Cleveland
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Lawyer of the Year, Cleveland Trusts & Estates
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Powley Elder Law Award
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • 2012
  • Cleveland's Top Rated Lawyer - Family & Elder Law
  • LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • President's Award
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • 2009
  • Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2007
  • Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2006
  • Top 50 Female Lawyers in Ohio
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Super Lawyer
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Top 50 Female Lawyers in Ohio
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2005
  • Super Lawyer
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2005
  • Best Lawyer - Trusts & Estates, Elder Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2005
  • Super Lawyer
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2004
  • Top Hat Award
  • Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities
  • 2000
  • Amicus Award
  • Community Fund Management Foundation
  • 1999
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Publications

  • Probate Law Journal of Ohio
  • Social Security Retirement Options and Medicare Issues
  • 2014
  • Cleveland Bar Journal
  • The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Elderly and Individuals with Disabilities
  • 2013
  • Crain's Cleveland Business
  • When is a Trust a "Special Needs Trust?"
  • 2009
  • Care Management Journals
  • The Caregiver Balancing Act: Giving Too Much or Not Enough
  • 2005
  • Journal of Long Term Health Care
  • The Importance of Planning for the Future
  • 2004
  • The White Paper
  • The Growth in Pooled Trusts
  • 1999
  • Journal of Law and Health
  • To Stay at Home: Analysis of Rights and Recommendations on Procedures for Persons Receiving Mental Health Services in the Community
  • 1994
  • Ohio Lawyer
  • The Role of a "Medicaid Payback Trust" in Personal Injury Awards Granted to Disabled Persons
  • 1994
  • Cleveland State Law Review
  • New Protections for Persons with Mental Illness in the Workplace under the ADA
  • 1992
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Attorney endorsements

Received (1)
Given (4)
Elder law Attorney | Jul 13
Relationship: Other
"Janet is a true professional who takes pride in staying at the top of her game. I have been following her for years at conference after conference and her knowledge of the field of Elder Law has grown exponentially."

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Cleveland Estate planning Lawyer Janet L. Lowder
Janet L. Lowder
Estate planning Attorney
Cleveland, OH
Licensed for 30 years