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Our Attorneys

Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. recognizes that a single lawyer can no longer skillfully provide representation in all areas of law.
To provide you full service, we have sought and developed respected litigators and attorneys in all key areas from personal injury, workers compensation,
family law, employment law and estate planning to business law, real estate, commercial litigation and a dozen other practice areas.
We invite you to get to know the attorneys at Dworken & Bernstein.

Frank Bartela

Associate
Frank Bartela is an Associate in the firm’s Class Action practice group. His practice is focused on the litigation of complex civil actions including consumer class actions as well as...
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Alec Berezin

Partner
Alec Berezin joined Dworken & Bernstein in 1990 to head up the Personal Injury Litigation Department.  Alec received his B.A. in 1970 from Miami University and his J.D. in 1973 from...
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Patrick J. Brickman

Associate
Patrick J. Brickman focuses on Class Action Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Business Law. His cases primarily deal with unlawful conduct by government agencies, manufacturers, retailers, and employers. These consumer protection actions deal with many...
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Kenneth Cahill

Partner
Protecting dependent, neglected and abused children was the role of Family Law attorney Kenneth Cahill at the Lake County Prosecutor’s Juvenile Division representing the Lake County Department of Jobs &...
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Stacy Callen

Associate
Worker’s Compensation is the primary focus of Stacy Callen.  She also has experience handling social security disability claims and unemployment cases. Stacy handles workers’ compensation claims at the administrative level and in...
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Amanda Condon

Associate
Personal Injury and Criminal Law is the focus of Amanda Condon. Prior to  joining Dworken & Bernstein in 2014, she worked at a small boutique firm specializing in personal injury. Amanda also...
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Nicole T. Fiorelli

Partner
Nicole T. Fiorelli focuses her practice on Class Action and Wage & Hour litigation. She has successfully litigated matters against large corporations in cases throughout the United States. A few...
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Shelley Fleming

Associate
Shelley Fleming is currently focused on Consumer Class Actions, as well as claims pertaining to wage and hour laws, employment discrimination, and domestic relations issues. She conducts in-depth research on...
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Grant J. Keating

Associate
Business Law and Commercial Litigation Law are the focus of Grant Keating. During his career, he has successfully represented a wide variety of business clients at trials, appeals and alternative dispute...
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Laurie A. Koerner

Associate
Laurie A. Koerner is a lifelong resident of Lake County, Ohio. Her legal practice focuses on the area of family law litigation, including divorce, dissolution, child support, spousal support, and...
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Keith R. Kraus

Partner
Keith R. Kraus has over 30 years of experience in the areas of Business and Real Estate transactions as well as Business  Law and Commercial Litigation. His business practice is primarily...
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Kristen M. Kraus

Partner
Kristen M. Kraus has extensive experience in handling civil jury trials in both state and federal court. She has litigated cases in nearly every county in Northeast Ohio, as well...
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Patrick T. Murphy

Partner
Patrick T. Murphy is a Partner in the firm of Dworken & Bernstein Co LPA in Northeast Ohio where he has focused his practice in personal injury litigation for over...
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Gary S. Okin

Partner
Gary S. Okin is certified as a specialist in Family Law by the Ohio State Bar Association.  His focus includes divorce and dissolution, child custody, support and alimony, domestic violence,...
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Anna M. Parise

Partner
Anna M. Parise’s legal practice includes domestic relations, divorce, family law, child support, spousal support, and custody. Anna is also frequently appointed by trial courts in Cuyahoga, Geauga, and Lake...
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Patrick J. Perotti

Partner
Patrick J. Perotti is an award winning national leader in the fields of consumer class actions, employment discrimination, and wage and hour litigation. With verdicts and settlements exceeding $600 million...
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Howard S. Rabb

Partner
Howard S. Rabb and his  Estate Planning practice involves an analysis of the goals of the client, an understanding of all relevant family relationships, and a comprehensive list of all of...
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Melvyn E. Resnick

Partner
Melvyn E. Resnick focuses his practice on Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Real Estate and Estate Planning & Probate.  He earned his undergraduate degree in Business and Accounting with honors...
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Irving Rosner

Partner
As head of the Worker’s Compensation Department, helping injured workers is a priority for Irv Rosner. He earned his undergraduate degree in Finance and Accounting with high honors from Ohio State University. Prior...
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Steven Roth

Associate
Steven Roth is an attorney in Dworken & Bernstein’s business transactional, commercial real estate, and sports, media, and entertainment law divisions. Steven’s practice involves representing and counseling clients in the areas...
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Richard N. Selby II

Partner
Richard N. Selby II brings extensive jury trial experience to Dworken & Bernstein in both state and federal court. He currently manages the Commercial Litigation Department while also playing a role in various...
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Jonathan T. Stender

Partner
Jonathan T. Stender focuses his practice on representing both individuals and management in a wide spectrum of labor, employment and safety matters, including workers’ compensation, OSHA, VSSR, ADA, FLSA, FMLA, civil rights,...
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Joshua J. Strickland

Associate
Joshua J. Strickland joined Dworken & Bernstein in 2010 and practices primarily in the firm’s business transactional department and the firm’s commercial and residential real estate department. Josh focuses his practice...
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Jo A. Tatarko

Associate
Jo A.Tatarko  focuses on Commercial Litigation, representing clients in the areas of breach of contract, lease disputes, construction disputes, business disputes, and all other aspects of business litigation. Jo devotes 90% of...
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Jim Timmerberg

Associate
Jim began his legal career by clerking for the Honorable Donald R. Ford in the Eleventh District Court of Appeals of Ohio. Since his clerkship, he has represented plaintiffs in...
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Jodi Littman Tomaszewski

Partner
Jodi Littman Tomaszewski focuses her practice in the areas of general business, real estate, financing and eminent domain litigation.  Her practice includes assisting and counseling clients with regard to general...
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Geoffrey H. Turoff

Partner
Since joining Dworken & Bernstein in 1995, Geoffrey H. Turoff has specialized in Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury Law. Areas of Practice: Worker’s Compensation Education & Court Admissions: Cleveland State...
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Erik L. Walter

Partner
Erik L. Walter’s practice focuses on environmental law, administrative law, general civil litigation, zoning and land use, commercial transactions and litigation, utility law and utility regulatory law as well as oil...
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Daniel Williams

Associate
Criminal Law is the focus of Daniel Williams.  He represents clients throughout NE Ohio including Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula counties.  After working tirelessly for the past three years advocating for the...
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Kim Alabasi

Of Counsel
Kim Alabasi has practiced in the area of Immigration since 2004. She earned her undergraduate degree in Spanish/Sociology from Marquette University and later went on to work in Mexico, first...
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Jerome M. Emoff

Of Counsel
Jerome M. Emoff is recognized as one of the outstanding criminal defense practitioners in Northern Ohio. He has extensive trial and appellate experience at both the federal and state levels and has...
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