Areas of Legal Practice:
- Estate Planning
- Special Needs Planning
- Elder Law
- Probate & Estate Administration
- Charitable & Non Profit Planning
Susan L. Friedman, Esq. holds a master’s degree in Social Work (MSSA) in addition to her law degree. This makes her uniquely qualified to counsel individuals and families.
Susan has a great deal of experience working with individuals and families in a number of areas. Prior to establishing Friedman Law LLC, Susan worked for a many years as a Fiduciary Officer in the Trust department at National City Bank and then as a Trust Advisor in Wealth Management at PNC Bank. In these banking roles, Susan gained expertise in trust administration and fiduciary issues ranging from elder law issues including Medicaid planning, to Special Needs Trusts related to client Social Security and Medicaid benefits. Susan also gained expertise in Wills and Trusts and various other planning tools including annuities, insurance, investments and nancial planning in general.
Before joining National City Bank’s trust department, Susan worked in private practice at a boutique tax and estate planning law firm in Cleveland, OH, where she drafted many wills, trusts, power of attorney documents and also handled sophisticated tax issues for her clients.
As both a social worker and an attorney, Susan understands the complex issues which individuals and families encounter in making plans for the immediate and near future. Susan has a strong understanding of our legal system, government benefits, healthcare and long term care institutions. She successfully guides families and individuals through planning processes.
It's never too early to get started thinking about your future and that of your family. For the help of a lawyer with experience in estate planning, probate and more, call Friedman Law LLC today at 216-452-0922. You can also contact us by email to schedule an appointment.
Friedman Law LLC helps clients in Cleveland, Ohio, and the surrounding areas, including Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Summit counties. We also help people from other areas with matters involving Ohio law.
Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
J.D. - 1996
Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
MSSA - 1996
Washington University in St. Louis
A.B. - 1991
Major: Political Science
Minor: English Composition
Professional Associations and Memberships
Cleveland Estate Planning Council, Member
Ohio Bar Association, Member
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
Shaker Figure Skating Club, Former Trustee
Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, Committee Member, Donor Advised Fund Committee