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Hickman Lowder Lawyers Recognized as 2024 Best Lawyers® Award Recipients

by | Aug 17, 2023 | Elder Law, Firm News, Special Education, Trusts

August 17, 2023 — Hickman Lowder Lidrbauch & Welch Co., LPA attorneys Janet L. Lowder, Franklin J. Hickman, and Ethan A. Welch were recently recognized by Best Lawyers as 2024 Best Lawyers® award recipients.

A special congratulations goes to attorney Janet L. Lowder who has been named 2024 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Elder Law in the Cleveland Area.  Only a single attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this a significant and coveted accolade. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

Hickman Lowder attorneys will be featured in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in Cleveland, Ohio for the following areas of practice:

Janet L. Lowder for Elder Law

Franklin J. Hickman (since 2014) for Education Law
Janet L. Lowder (since 2006) for Elder Law,
Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Trusts and Estates

Ethan A. Welch (2021) for Elder Law and Trusts and Estates


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