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Amy Lynn Papesh

also known as Amy Papesh

About me

Amy is an associate with the law firm of Elk & Elk, Co., Ltd. She concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, estate administration and guardianships. As the head of the firm’s Probate Division, she is able to provide a vast array of services to the firm’s clients by tending to all of their probate or estate needs in-house. She has lectured for the Ohio State Bar Association, the National Business Institute and various local professional groups and organization on estate planning and administration issues. Before joining the law firm of Elk & Elk, Co., Ltd, she practiced at a boutique firm in Chagrin Falls, Ohio where she focused primarily on estate planning, estate administration and domestic relations law. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her family and watching her two boys participate in various sports.


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 75%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%



Hourly ($150-250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

4 total 

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  • Jeffrey Todd Kay

    I have handled cases where Amy has served as opposing counseI, and I have also worked directly with Amy on matters. She continues to stand out as one of the top probate/estate lawyers in the area. Amy has a detailed understanding of the probate and estate planning process and has experience with probate courts across all of Ohio. Amy has always handled herself with the utmost professionalism, confidence and grace and always strives to achieve the best results for her clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Jeffrey Kay Civil rights Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael Lewis Eisner

    I endorse this lawyer. Amy has worked on many cases with me handling the probate portion of the matters. She is very knowledgeable about the Probate process, and is extremely efficient in completing the process with a exceptional attention to detail. I very much appreciate her work!


    Michael Eisner Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Elk & Elk Co. Ltd. - Cleveland

6105 Parkland Blvd.
Suite 200
Mayfield Heights, OH, 44124

Elk & Elk Co. Ltd. - Columbus

655 Metro Place South
Suite 257
Dublin, OH, 43017

Elk & Elk Co. Ltd. - Cincinnati

2021 Auburn Ave.
Suite 201
Cincinnati, OH, 45219



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2016
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateElk & Elk Co. Ltd.2005 - Present
AssociateMcSherry & Co.2001 - 2005
AssociateMazanec, Raskin & Ryder Co., LPA2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Portage County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cuyahoga County Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
Ohio Association of Magistrates Fall ConventionWrongful Death2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2000
John Carroll UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Streetsboro Senior CenterThe Importance of Proper Estate Planning2015
Senior Lunch SeriesEstate Planning2015
Probate Boot CampProbate Process, Probate v. Non Probate Assets2015
Probate Boot CampThe First Steps of Administration2014
Probate Boot CampEducating the Personal Representative2014
Probate Process Start to FinishManaging the Inventory2013