Steven R. Hobson, II

Top rated Business & Corporate attorney in Akron, Ohio

Hanna Rasnick Evanchan Palmisano Hobson & Fox, LLC
Steven R. Hobson, II
Hanna Rasnick Evanchan Palmisano Hobson & Fox, LLC

Practice Areas: Business & Corporate, Real Estate, Business Litigation view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 1998

Education: The University of Akron School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010

Hanna Rasnick Evanchan Palmisano Hobson & Fox, LLC

275 Springside Dr
Suite 200
Akron, OH 44333 Visit website


Steven R. Hobson II is a partner at the law firm of Hanna Rasnick Evanchan Palmisano Hobson & Fox, LLC, in Akron, Ohio. He serves clients across the state, helping them with corporate law and legal matters such as:

  • Business law
  • Real Estate law
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates 
  • Construction law

Graduating magna cum laude from Kent State University with a bachelor’s in history, Mr. Hobson pursued his legal studies at the University of Akron School of Law, earning his law degree magna cum laude in 1997. While in law school, he served as the research and comments editor for the Akron Law Review and clerked for the Honorable Judge Donna J. Carr.

Mr. Hobson is licensed in all state and federal courts in the State of Ohio, including the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. He maintains professional memberships with the Akron Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Christian Legal Society.  Mr. Hobson has served, and continues to serve, in various capacities for his profession, his community and his church.

Professionally, Mr. Hobson strives to get his clients the most favorable resolution in every situation and case he handles. For his vast legal acumen and professionalism, he has been peer- review rated as Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* and he also holds a “Good” rating on Avvo. With more than 25 years experience, he is a seasoned attorney who is known for his analytical skills and strategic representation both inside and outside the courtroom. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Business/Corporate, Real Estate: Business, Business Litigation, Estate Planning & Probate
  • 30% Business/Corporate
  • 30% Real Estate: Business
  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 20% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 1998, Ohio

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Christian Legal Society, Member
Educational Background:
  • Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, B.A.; Honors: magna cum laude; Honors: Phi Beta Kappa; Major: History
  • Graduated, Magna Cum Laude
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Preventing Franchise Flight: Could Cleveland Have Kept the Browns by Exercising its Eminent Domain Power?, 29 Akron Law Rev. 665, 1996
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Ohio, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1999
  • Akron Bar Association, Member; Scholarship Cmt Chair; Property Law Cmt., Vice-Chair
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member

Office location for Steven R. Hobson, II

275 Springside Dr
Suite 200
Akron, OH 44333

Phone: 330-662-3065


1 Year Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2010

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