Janet L. Lowder

Janet L. Lowder

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Cleveland, OH

Hickman & Lowder Co., L.P.A.
 | 1300 East 9th Street, Suite 1020
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-861-0360
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (60%),
  • Elder Law (40%)
Attorney Profile

Ms. Lowder focuses her practice on the legal rights of the elderly and of children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities. Janet is a recognized authority on elder law, special needs estate planning, Medicaid, and other public benefits issues. She is a co-founder of and counsel to the Community Fund Management Foundation, a non-profit organization that administers the Master Trust and Pooled Trust for individuals with disabilities, and received the Foundation's 1999 Amicus Award. Janet is Co-chair of the Long Term Care, Medicaid, and Special Needs Trusts Committee of the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association and recently completed two terms as Chair of the Ohio State Bar Association Elder Law Committee.  She is also past President of the Special Needs Alliance, is a member of NAELA, and has been designated a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation.

About Janet Lowder

Admitted: 1992, Ohio

Professional Webpage: http://www.hickman-lowder.com/about-hickman-lowder/your-lega...

Honors and Awards:

  • Powley Elder Law Award, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), 2012
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, President's Award, 2009
  • Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Top Hat Award, 2000
  • Community Fund Management Foundation, Amicus Award, 1999

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • OSBA Certified Elder Law Specialist, 2014
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Co-chair, Long Term Care, Medicaid, and Special Needs Trusts Committee of the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association
  • Chair, Ohio State Bar Association Elder Law Committee

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President, Special Needs Alliance, 2012

Educational Background:

  • J.D., Cleveland Marshall College of Law, summa cum laude
Office Location for Janet L. Lowder

1300 East 9th Street
Suite 1020
Cleveland, OH 44114

 

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Last Updated: 12/3/2014

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