Franklin Hickman, Janet Lowder and David Myers are selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®. Franklin is listed in the area of Education Law. Janet is listed in the areas of Elder Law and Trusts & Estates. She is also listed among the 2013 Lawyers of the Year in Trusts & Estates. David is listed in the area of Elder Law.
Hickman & Lowder is a proud recipient of the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.
Paralegal Carol Culley completed the Elder Care Coordination (ECC) certification program.
Janet Lowder was selected for inclusion in 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers.
Hickman & Lowder once again ranked Cleveland Tier 1 in Elder Law and Cleveland Tier 2 in Litigation - Trusts & Estates and Trusts & Estates Law in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2013.
Franklin Hickman is inducted into the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities' Hall of Fame.
Janet Lowder (Family & Elder Law) and David Myers (Trusts & Estates) are listed among Cleveland's Top Rated Lawyers by LexisNexis® and Martindale-Hubbell® for having reached the highest levels of ethical standards and professional excellence.
Hickman & Lowder once again ranked Cleveland Tier 1 in Elder Law and Cleveland Tier 2 in Trusts & Estates in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2011-2012.
Janet Lowder becomes Co-Vice Chair of the Long-Term Care, Medicaid and Special Needs Trust Committee of the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association.
Hickman & Lowder ranked Cleveland Tier 1 for Elder Law and Cleveland Tier 2 for Trusts & Estates Law in U.S. News & World Report's Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" for 2010.
Lisa Montoni Garvin becomes a member of the Cuyahoga County Advisory Council on Senior and Adult Services' Community Relations Subcommittee.
Carol Culley becomes a Certified Paralegal through The National Association of Legal Assistants.
Janet Lowder is selected to the Ohio Super Lawyers list.
Andrea Aycinena joins the firm full-time. Her practice focuses on probate, guardianship, special education, and related litigation.
Terry Fries-Maloy was accepted into the National Association of Social Workers' Social Work Expert Database.
Christy Zeyer is elected President of the Cleveland Association of Paralegals (CAP).
Mary-Clarice Kastelic joins Hickman & Lowder as a Medicaid Legal Assistant. Mary has a strong background in Medicaid, as well as experience with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Marshals Service.
Hickman & Lowder becomes a Certified Green Law Firm by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.
Hickman & Lowder’s Lorain County office moves to its new location in Sheffield Village.
Terry Fries-Maloy, MSW, LISW, joins Hickman & Lowder as our Care Coordinator. Terry has over 30 years of experience in geriatric acute, long-term, home health, rehab, hospice, and assisted living/retirement care and will assist in the development of our new care planning program for older adults and people with disabilities.
Lisa Montoni Garvin becomes a Certified OSHIIP Counselor through The Ohio Department of Insurance.
Hickman & Lowder makes plans to move its Lorain County office to 5062 Waterford Drive in Sheffield Village in mid-November. The new location, just north of Lorain County Community College, is well suited to accommodate our clients in western Cuyahoga and Lorain counties.
Mary McKee is appointed to Hickman & Lowder's Board of Directors. As a participant on the Board, Mary will have direct impact on the management of the firm.
Christy Zeyer received her Paralegal Certification through the Ohio State Bar Association. There are fewer than 150 paralegals in the state who have earned this credential, which involves specific eligibility requirements and testing. For more information on OSBA certifications, please visit the OSBA website.