Our Team In The News

September 17, 2020

Patricia J. Schraff Presents on Advanced Directives

Patricia J. Schraff recently presented at the Advanced Directives Seminar at the West Geauga Senior Center for the Geauga County Bar Association. Click here to watch the presentation.

August 4, 2020

OSBA Council of Delegates Annual Meeting

John P. Thomas, a member of the OSBA Council of Delegates from District 12, attended the Virtual 2020 OSBA Annual Meeting on July 24, 2020. The Council of Delegates is the OSBA’s own “house of representatives,” with 133 members, proportionally representing each OSBA district around the state.

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May 22, 2020

John P. Thomas Elected President of Lake County Council on Aging

The Lake County Council on Aging Board of Directors recently elected John P. Thomas as President effective May 21, 2020 for a two-year term 2020-2022.

April 28, 2020

Andrew J. Santoli Wins Judicial Primary

Schraff Thomas Law is pleased to announce that Andrew J. Santoli was declared the winner in the Democratic Primary for Judge of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, General Division. He now proceeds to the general election on November 3, 2020.

June 11, 2020

Senior Resource Panel

John P. Thomas will be speaking during a panel discussion at Maplewood at Chardon on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 12:30pm regarding important senior planning topics. Click here for more information.

March 8, 2020

Why Everyone Needs a Living Will & Health Care Power of Attorney

John P. Thomas recently contributed to an article published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

March 21, 2020

March for Meals Event

Schraff Thomas Law is a proud sponsor of The Lake County Council on Aging “March for Meals” event. The fundraising event is scheduled for Saturday, March 21st at the Great Lakes Mall in Mentor at 8:30am.  Click here for more information.

March 13, 2020

Pat Schraff and Lindsay Jones presenting at the Elder Law Special Needs Planning & Practice Management seminar

Lindsay C. Jones will be presenting at the Ohio State Bar Association’s Elder Law Institute on March 12, 2020.  This panel discussion will focus on Stakeholder Liaison interaction with the Ohio Department of Medicaid, and includes as panel members Attorney Ronda J. Cress (Senior Legal Counsel with ODM), and Rachel Hopmoen (Section Chief, Eligibility Policy with ODM). 

Patricia J. Schraff will be presenting at the Ohio State Bar Association’s Elder Law Institute on March 13, 2020, regarding the topic of Protecting Baseline Residents’ Rights.  This timely topic will include important information on the impact of COVID-19 for nursing facility residents and their families. 

Click here for more information about the 2-day seminar in Columbus, Ohio. 

February 20, 2020

Winter Break Event

The Lake County Council on Aging is hosting their annual "Winter Break Event" to support March for Meals on February 20, 2020 at Pastina Rustic Italian Kitchen in Mentor. John Thomas is Vice President of the Board of the LCCOA and on the committee planning the event. Click here for more information.

January 13, 2020

New Schraff Thomas Law Associate

Schraff Thomas Law, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Tara M. Pavlovcak as an Associate who will work in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, and guardianships.

Schraff Thomas Law LLC Strongsville Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Dance

December 6, 2019

Strongsville Chamber of Commerce Holiday Scholarship Dance

Schraff Thomas Law, LLC proudly sponsored a table at the Strongsville Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Dance on December 6, 2019. Last year, the Chamber awarded 20 scholarships and made donations to area organizations.

November 15, 2019

John P. Thomas will be speaking at the St. Joseph Parish Will & Estate Seminar.

John P. Thomas will be speaking at the St. Joseph Parish Will & Estate Seminar on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 7:00-8:00pm in Strongsville, Ohio. 

September 16, 2019

Patricia J. Schraff answers the question: "How Do I Set Up A Trust For My Special Needs Family Member In Ohio?"

Creating a special needs trust can be an important way to protect the financial future of a disabled family member. Click here to read Patricia's complete answer.

September 3, 2019

John Thomas speaks at Retirement 101 Seminar

John Thomas will be speaking at a Seminar entitled Retirement 101 on October 2nd and 3rd at Grand River Cellars, 5750 S. Madison Rd., Madison, OH 44057. 

August 11, 2019

Lindsay C. Jones, Ohio NAELA Chapter Member of the Year 2019

It is our pleasure to announce that Lindsay C. Jones has been chosen as the Ohio NAELA Chapter Member of the Year award, for 2019. This is the first year that this honor has been awarded in Ohio, and that decision was based on several factors - including leadership, character, and a dedication to advocacy efforts (at both the state and federal level). Congratulations!

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