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Rachel Lynn Smick

Family Attorney at Cuyahoga Falls, OH

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About Rachel

Learn Rachel’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Family
    Family law encompasses legal issues that affect all areas of family life. Most commonly, family law issues center around the termination of a couple’s marriage in either a divorce or dissolution proceeding or in postdivorce child custody proceedings in domestic relations court. In addition, family law encompasses child custody issues between unmarried persons, including paternity and child support, and in situations where a non-parent, such as a grandparent or other relative, seeks custody of a

    8 years

  2. Estate planning
    Probate law and estate planning is highly individualized with a wide range of options based on a client’s assets and financial goals. We strive to provide the best estate planning practices that arrange a client’s assets in the best way to maximize the client’s or family’s objectives. Our main practice areas of Probate and Estate Planning practice include: Estate Planning, Probate, Wills and Trusts, Adoption, Guardianships, Powers of Attorney, Transfer on Death Designation

    8 years

  3. General practice
    Myself and my firm also has extensive experience in litigating civil cases throughout the State of Ohio. Our civil litigation includes: Breach of contract, Complex litigation, Foreclosures, Foreclosure defense, Conveyances, Real estate litigation, Landlord tenant litigation, Collection of damages, Bank attachments, Wage garnishments, Execution on personal property, Sheriff sales, Negotiating settlements, Meditations, Extensive discovery procedures, and Trial

    8 years

  4. Business
    Myself and my firm's main practice areas of Business and Corporate Law include: Business Formation, Contract Drafting, Business Litigation, Breach of Contract, Contract Litigation, and Commercial / Corporate Law

    8 years

I graduated from Saddleback College in May 2008 with an Associate of the Arts Degree, Cum Laude, in Liberal Studies. I graduated from California State University Dominguez Hills with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Summa Cum Laude, with Honors, in English Literature, in May 2011. In 2015, I received my Juris Doctor from the University of Akron School of Law.

I am an active member of the University of Akron’s nationally ranked Trial Advocacy Team. During law school I was recognized for my trial advocacy skills. I continue to volunteer my time coaching for Akron Law School’s Trial Advocacy Team, and also volunteers my time teaching for Akron Law School’s Trial to law school, I gained valuable legal experience working as a paralegal for various personal injury firms for nearly nine years. During law school I gained additional legal experience working as an intern for Judge Thomas Teodosio, aiding in foreclosure and eviction defense for Community Legal Aid in Akron, assisting General Counsel and the Manager of Contract Administration/Risk Management for Summit County Children Services, and honed my skills as a trial attorney while working as a Certified-Intern in the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office, Juvenile Court, delinquency division.

My primary focus in my practice at my firm, Hoover Kacyon, LLC, is family law, business law, civil litigation, personal injury, and probate and estate planning. 


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Licensed for 7 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 2015
Updated 02/09/2023

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Hoover Kacyon, LLC
527 Portage Trail
Cuyahoga Falls, OH, 44221


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Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.5 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Associate Attorney
  • Hoover Kacyon, LLC
  • 2016 - Present
  • Law Clerk
  • DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder, LLC, Akron, Ohio
  • 2015 - 2015
  • Associate Attorney
  • Joseph A. Kacyon & Associates, LLC, Akron Ohio
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Legal Intern to the Deputy Executive Director, General Counsel
  • Summit County Children Services, Akron, Ohio
  • 2014 - 2014
  • Certified Legal Intern
  • Summit County Prosecutor’s Office, Juvenile Division, Akron, Ohio
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Summer Intern-Housing Team
  • Community Legal Aid, Akron, Ohio
  • 2013 - 2013
  • Judicial Externship
  • Summit County Court of Common Pleas, Akron, Ohio
  • 2013 - 2013
  • Litigation Paralegal
  • Law Offices of Sheridan & Rund, El Segundo, California
  • 2009 - 2012
  • Paralegal, Accountant & Business Administrator
  • South Bay Legal Group, Hawthorne, California
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Accountant, & Business Administrator
  • Law Offices of Kuhn & Belz, San Juan Capistrano, California
  • 2004 - 2009
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  • University of Akron
  • Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
  • 2015
  • California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Summa Cum Laude
  • 2011
  • Saddleback College
  • Associate of the Arts, Cum Laude
  • 2008


  • Akron Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • American Institute of Legal Advocates
  • 2019
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • American Academy of Attorneys
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • American Institute of Legal Advocates
  • 2018

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Cuyahoga Falls Family Lawyer Rachel Lynn Smick
Rachel Lynn Smick
Family Attorney
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Licensed for 7 years