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Probate & Estate Planning Attorney: Deanna Durbin helps Akron area families and out-of-state representatives with the efficient handling of their loved one's estate, as well as local area families with personalized estate planning. She attended the University of Akron, where she received her B.S. degree, summa cum laude, and her J.D. degree. She served as Articles Editor for the Akron Law Review, participated in the Legal Clinic and served as an intern with the U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit. Formerly, Deanna worked in Information Technology involving health care systems. She is a member of the Akron and Ohio State Bar Associations.


Deanna co-authored Ohio Elder Law, part of Baldwin's Ohio Handbook Series published by West, from 2011-2013. She has presented on various topics, including probate, wills and advance directives and legal ethics.


Deanna is committed to providing quality, compassionate service to meet your legal needs. She resides in Akron with her husband and son, and their two dogs.


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 50%
    7 years
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    7 years
  3. Wills: 15%
    7 years
  4. Power Of Attorney: 10%
    7 years



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1262 Ledgewood Dr
Akron, OH, 44333-1152


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Ohio Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2015
Ohio Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2014
Ohio Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDurbin Law Office, LLC2013 - Present
Associate AttorneyLaw Office Margaret Kreiner2008 - 2012
Law ClerkCorzin, Sanislo & Ufholz2007 - 2008
Akron Law Review - Research Asst.University Of Akron2005 - 2008
IT - VariousCigna Companies1985 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Akron Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Thomson West publicationOhio Elder Law 20132013
Thompson Publishing Group/WestOhio Elder Law2012
Thompson Publishing Group/WestOhio Elder Law2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Akron School of LawN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Elder LawEthics2014
Estate Planning from A to ZEstate Planning2013
Medicaid UpdateEthics2012
Probate Process From A to ZProbate2011