I started Cramer Legal, LLC to help entrepreneurs, small businesses, and those struggling with the effects of the current economy. Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, I experienced the many challenges and rewards of running a small business. So, I formed Cramer Legal, in part, to help other entrepreneurs on their journey.
My practice focuses on forming and advising small businesses, tax disputes, business and appellate litigation, and bankruptcy. I have had the pleasure of working with clients in the web development, high tech, manufacturing, packaging, education, professional services, retail, non-profit, and e-commerce industries, among others.
Prior to starting Cramer Legal, I worked as an associate in the litigation practice group of a large firm in downtown Cincinnati where I focused my practice on appellate litigation, government law, and business disputes.
Prior to this, I have had a lot of governmental and judicial experience. I spent a year clerking for a federal trial judge in Washington, DC, and two years with a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
I previously taught appellate practice as an adjunct assistant professor of law and I am admitted to practice law in Ohio and the District of Columbia, along with a number of federal courts.
I am a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the National Association of Tax Professionals, and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. I am also an active volunteer with the Cincinnati Volunteer Lawyers Program, where I help to provide pro bono legal services to low income members of the community.
Hourly ($275/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Ohio Super Lawyers||2016|
|Rising Star||Ohio Super Lawyers||2015|
|Rising Star||Ohio Super Lawyers||2014|
|Managing Attorney||Cramer Legal, LLC||2011 - Present|
|Associate||Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, LLP||2009 - 2011|
|Judicial Law Clerk||U.S. Court Of Appeals, Sixth Circuit||2007 - 2009|
|Adjunct Professor||Case Western Reserve School Of Law||2007 - 2007|
|Judicial law clerk||U.S. Court Of Federal Claims||2005 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Cincinnati Bar Association, Taxation Practice Committee||Chair||2016 - Present|
|American Society of Tax Problem Solvers||Attorney Member||2015 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Association, Solo, Small Firms and General Practice Section||Member, Section Council||2015 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|National Association of Tax Professionals||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|Cincinnati Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Committee||Vice Chair||2011 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Cincinnati Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|National Business Institute Seminar||Does State or Federal Law Apply||2012|
|Case Western Reserve Law Review||Eminent Domain for Private Development - An Irrational Basis for the Erosion of Private Property Rights||2005|
|Case Western Reserve University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|Ohio State University||Political Science||BA||N/A|
|Business Savvy for Small Firms||Ethical Marketing||2016|
|Thinking about Hanging a Shingle?||Online Marketing for Attorneys||2014|
|Bankruptcy for Family Law Attorneys||Bankruptcy for Family Law Attorneys||2014|
|Technology Tips for Lawyers||Using Cloud Computing in the Law Office||2013|
|State vs. Federal Rules of Procedure and Evidence||Does Federal or State Law Apply?||2012|
|Law Office Technology Tips||Benefits of Cloud Computing for Attorneys||2012|
|Tech Tuesday||Common Online Pitfalls for Small Businesses||2011|
|September Meeting||Selecting Practice Management Software||2011|