Rachel A. Kabb-Effron

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Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Beachwood, OH

The Kabb Law Firm
 | 21625 Chagrin Blvd, Suite 240
Beachwood, OH 44122
Phone: 216-991-5222
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2016
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (90%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Rachel A. Kabb-Effron, Certified Elder Law Attorney, is the owner of The Kabb Law Firm in Beachwood, Ohio, where she specializes in elder law and is an accredited Veterans benefits attorney. Ms. Kabb-Effron is certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and has been recognized as a specialist by the state of Ohio State Bar Association since 2006. She was awarded the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys' award for outstanding achievement in the Ohio chapter.

Ms. Kabb-Effron has been a member of the adjunct faculty of Cleveland Marshall College of Law since 2013.

Ms. Kabb-Effron has been advocating for elderly and disabled clients on eligibility issuesinvolving Medicaid and other public assistance programs since 1999.

She is a founding member, current board member and past president of the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association.  She has taught hundreds of lawyers the fundamentals of Life Care Planning and is also part of the Stockton College Elder Care Coordination Certificate faculty.  She is a volunteer with the National Elder Law Foundation as a grader and has served on numerous committees of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

She has chaired and is a frequent speaker for the National Business Institute and Lorman Education Continuing Legal Education Seminars. She has also been an active member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, serving on numerous national committees. She is a member of the Ohio State and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associations.

Ms. Kabb-Effron is a frequent lecturer for professional and community groups. Ms. Kabb-Effron graduated cum laude from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and with honors from the University of Cincinnati.


Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Elder Law (90%)

Estate Planning & Probate (10%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2016 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013

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About Rachel Kabb-Effron

Admitted: 1998, Ohio

Professional Webpage: http://www.kabblaw.com/rachelkabb-effron.aspx

Honors and Awards:

  • Ohio NAELA Chapter Member of the Year, Ohio National Academy of Elder Law, 2006
  • Community Service Award, Cleveland Bar Association's Young Lawyers, 2000
  • Pro Bono Award, Young Lawyers Section, Cleveland Bar Association

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation, 2006-Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • William K. Thomas Inn of Court, 2011
  • President, Ohio Chapter NAELA, 2010
  • Board Member, Life Care Planning Law Firms Association (LCPLFA), 2006-2010,
  • Ohio, 1998
  • Chairman, Ohio Chapter National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member, Cuyahoga County Bar Association,1998-2004
  • Member, National Organization of Social Security Representatives, 2002-2006
  • Member, National Organization of Veteran's Advocates, 2006-2007
  • President-Elect, LCPLFA, 2007-2008
  • Board Member, Long Term Care Ombudsman, 2008-2009
  • President, LCPFA, 2008-2009
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association, 1998-Present
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 1998-Present
  • Member, Cleveland Bar Association, 1998-Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Northeast Ohio Case Manager Network
  • President, Premier Chapter of BNI
  • American Field Service, Business Networking International (BNI)
  • Medical Advisory Board, Community Care At Home section of JFSA
  • Jewish Family Service Association's Maturing Family Services Advisory Committee
  • Older Adult Subcommittee
  • Jewish Community Federation's Task Force of Agency Professionals
  • Ethics Committee of the Kethley House, Benjamin Rose Institute
  • Member, University Hospitals Bedford Senior Network

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Elder Law Adjunct Faculty for Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Adjunct Faculty, 2013
  • Speaker, Estate Planning and Probate Annual Seminar, Toledo Bar Association, 2007
  • Speaker, Estate Planning and Probate Annual Seminar, Cleveland Bar Association, 2007
  • Frequent Lecturer, Professional and Community Groups
  • Frequent Speaker, Jewish Family Service Association
  • Frequent Speaker, Fairhill Center
  • Frequent Speaker, Lorman Educational Continuing Legal Education Seminars
  • Elder Care Coordinator Certificate Program, University of Florida

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Specialist, State of Ohio Supreme Court, 2006


Educational Background:

  • University of Cincinnati, B.A. in Political Science, with Departmental Honors
  • Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cum Laude, J.D.
Office Location for Rachel A. Kabb-Effron

21625 Chagrin Blvd
Suite 240
Beachwood, OH 44122

Phone: 216-991-5222


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