Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.

  • Established in 1959
  • Firm Size 32
  • Peer Reviews

    4.7/5.0 (345)
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About this firm

Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. is a full-service law firm that has represented businesses and individuals in Northeastern Ohio for more than 50 years. From its founding in a small office in Cleveland's Standard Building, Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. has expanded steadily to become the largest law firm in the Lake, Geauga, and Ashtabula County area.

Welcome to Dworken & Bernstein the largest law firm in the Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula County area. For well over 50 years, Dworken & Bernstein has been known as “my lawyer” to thousands of long-standing clients.

Today a single lawyer cannot adequately provide legal representation in all areas. With 30+ attorneys focusing on distinct and diverse areas of the law, Dworken & Bernstein is able to offer clients comprehensive representation. A commercial real estate matter may touch on estate planning issues. A family matter may overlap with a business concern. A personal injury matter may raise employment issues. As a legal team, Dworken & Bernstein has the expertise to address just about any legal issue that concerns individuals, families or businesses.

As you scroll through our various practice areas below, remember that when you working with any single attorney on our team gives you access to the expertise and reputation of the entire firm plus the support of over 40 staff members.

Our winning team consists of AV rated attorneys, Super Lawyers, Rising Stars and rankings in the top 75 Trial Lawyers in the U.S., and well as listings in Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Dworken & Bernstein is also recognized as an A+ business with the Better Business Bureau. At Dworken & Bernstein, we have a Certified Family Law Specialist and a Certified Employment Law Specialist on our team. Attorneys who want to become certified must pass a written exam in their area of expertise, demonstrate a high level of involvement in their field of practice, meet ongoing continuing education and receive favorable evaluations by their peers. In Ohio, certification is granted to only 1% of all attorneys.

With over $750 million in settlements and judgments, our national experience in all types of matters, along with our Supreme Court experienced attorneys, Dworken & Bernstein can help you navigate through any legal storm. Call us for a free consultation. You’ll be glad you did.Dworken & Bernstein is also committed to the community with over $32 Million directed to charities and non-profits through our Ohio Lawyers Give Back cy pres initiative.

Areas of Practice (162)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Reorganization
  • Business Law
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Immigration
  • Immigration Law
  • Personal Bankruptcy
  • Personal Injury
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Workers Compensation
  • Corporate Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 11
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 7
  • Bankruptcy Reorganization
  • Creditors Rights
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Liquidations
  • Receivership
  • Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy
  • Fraudulent Conveyance
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Product Defects
  • Real Estate
  • Escrow Fraud
  • False Advertising
  • Business Formation
  • Nonprofit Corporations
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Partnership Law
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Business Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Leveraged Buyouts
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Trade Secrets
  • Initial Public Offerings
  • Banking Law
  • Loan Workouts
  • Foreclosures
  • Mortgage Law
  • Public Finance
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Venture Capital
  • International Banking Law
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • OSHA
  • ERISA
  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Civil Rights
  • Age Discrimination
  • WARN Act
  • COBRA
  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Franchise Law
  • Franchise Licensing
  • Wealth Transfer
  • Asset Protection
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Utility Law
  • Utility Regulation
  • Federal Indian Law
  • Sports Law
  • Media Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Appeals
  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Real Estate Sales
  • Commercial Real Estate Leasing
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • Zoning Law
  • Easements
  • Zoning Variances
  • Land Use
  • Real Estate Taxation
  • Tax Complaints
  • Eminent Domain
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Condominium Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Homicide
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Sex Crimes
  • Computer Crime
  • Theft
  • Burglary
  • Firearms Litigation
  • Drug Crimes
  • RICO
  • DUI/DWI
  • OVI
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Employment Disability Discrimination
  • Wills
  • Living Wills
  • Estate Administration
  • Trust Law
  • Living Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Advance Directives
  • Trust Administration
  • Divorce
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Legal Separation
  • Child Custody
  • Visitation Rights
  • Juvenile Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spousal Support
  • Employment Immigration
  • Employment Visas
  • Consular Law
  • Family Immigration Law
  • Visas
  • Asylum
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Professional Negligence
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Medical Malpractice
  • White Collar Crime
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Catastrophic Injury

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  • 4.7/5.0 (345 reviews)
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.6/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Grant Keating by a Associate on 10/19/12 in Civil Litigation

    Grant was opposing counsel in a recent trial. I found him to be professional throughout the proceedings. He was a strong advocate for his client's position, but conducted himself with a high degree of professionalism.

    Grant was opposing counsel in a recent trial. I found him to be professional throughout the proceedings. He was a strong advocate for his client's position, but conducted himself with a high degree of professionalism. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Jonathan T. Stender by a Of Counsel on 10/11/12 in Workers Compensation

    Jonathan is extremely thorough and prepared in presenting his cases. Further, he is adept at managing his clients and directing the hearing to proceed as he wishes. His knowledge of the law and how to use legal theories in support of his case is un... Read more

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    Jonathan is extremely thorough and prepared in presenting his cases. Further, he is adept at managing his clients and directing the hearing to proceed as he wishes. His knowledge of the law and how to use legal theories in support of his case is unsurpassed. Read less

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