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John Herrnstein

John Herrnstein

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  • Business Law, Estate Planning, Probate ...
  • Ohio
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John is a lifelong Buckeye. He graduated with honors from The Ohio State University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in business and accounting. In 1983, John graduated with honors from The Ohio State University College of Law. He has been practicing law in Cuyahoga Falls ever since. John has been active in the community as a long-time baseball coach and as a member of several community organizations. John and his family are proud to call Cuyahoga Falls home.

During his thirty-six year legal career, John has prepared thousands of Wills, Power of Attorneys, Trusts, and sophisticated estate planning devises and has represented many clients with the administration of estates, trusts, and guardianships. Clients with litigation needs have also benefited from John’s experience. John has tried hundreds of lawsuits for clients in the courts in Summit County and throughout northeastern Ohio. John is an experienced trial lawyer in cases involving personal injuries, wrongful deaths, collecting accounts, and real estate matters. John’s extensive experience in construction law has benefited dozens of contractors and owners, both large and small. John represents many businesses of all types with their start-up needs, collection matters, employment issues, document preparation, and litigation matters. Hundred of clients with real estate matters have also counted on John to guide them through the sale or purchase of their homes, leases, and landlord or tenant issues.

John is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and Akron Bar Association. For 36 years, he has had the honor of assisting individuals and businesses with their legal needs.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Elder Law
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Ohio Office of Attorney Services
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Herrnstein Law
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
J.D. (1983)
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Ohio State University - Columbus
B.S. (1980) | Business and Accounting
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Lawyers of Distinction 2020
Lawyers of Distinction
Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar
- Current
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Akron Bar Association
- Current
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US Federal Courts Northern District Ohio
- Current
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Ohio State Bar College
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Written Materials On Many Business Topics
Written Materials On Many Estate Planning Topics
Written Materials On Many Litigation Topics
Written Materials On Many Personal Injury Topics
Ohio Mechanics and Material Liens 3rd Edition
Harrison Company publication
Thompson Electric VS. Bank One
Thomson Reuters
Speaking Engagements
Estate Planning, Akron Bar Assocaition
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Herrnstein Law LLC
111 Stow Avenue
Suite 101
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Telephone: (330) 929-2676
Fax: (330) 929-7963
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)