Daniel A. Baron

DANIEL A. BARON

Dan A. Baron has dedicated his legal career to the areas of estate planning, business law, and elder law.  Dan diligently strives to provide seamless client service while considering asset protection, control, and tax considerations with every estate and business plan.  Mr. Baron graduated with honors from Cleveland Marshall College of Law.  He holds a business degree from The University of Akron, cum laude, and is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, West Shore Bar Association, Akron Bar Association, Business Networking Institute, and American Bar Association.  Dan is also a member of the estate planning section at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

Mr. Baron has helped the Cleveland, Ohio legal community by writing numerous articles on asset protection, trust options, elder law, medicaid planning, business law and more. While at CM-Law, he was the editor-in-chief of the Global Business Law Review (“GBLR”) where he managed nine executive editors and was responsible for publishing articles of legal scholarship. As editor-in-chief, he hosted the Symposium for the GBLR where lawyers from around the world who spoke on legal issues concerning global business.

Most important to Dan is his contributions to the Cleveland, Ohio community through speaking engagements, philanthropy, and community service. He currently holds a 5 star rating through Avvo and is well regarded in the northeast Ohio legal community.  To speak with Dan, contact Baron Law LLC at 216-573-3723.

SACHIN V. JAVA

Sachin V. Java’s professional legal practice is devoted to providing advice on transactional and regulatory matters for entities in several industries. By utilizing his unique diversified background to understand operations, values and strategic goals, he aids clients achieve success. From a transactional perspective, he provides advice on matters related to general business and corporate governance, equity matters, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, liquidation, financial structuring, and risk management. In addition, he also provides assistance in healthcare regulatory matters to ensure compliance with FDA regulations, HIPAA and state privacy and security laws.

Prior to joining the legal profession Sachin served in several operational roles that have allowed him to gain expertise in financial negotiation, accounting, project management, grant writing, business plan creation, engineering, clinical research and medical innovation. His educational background includes a Law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, a Master’s Degree in Engineering and Management and an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. His varied experience and education enable him to provide creative solutions to client’s needs.

He also devotes his time to volunteer in leadership roles for various organizations in the Cleveland/Akron area.

Law Assistant

NICOLE HAMED

Nicole Hamed joined the Baron Law team in 2017, where she is the primary paralegal and client liaison.  As a Cleveland native, Nicole has worked in the legal community for over fifteen years.   Starting at a very young age, Nicole worked with workers’ compensation and social security litigation and has even helped start law firms from the ground up.   At Baron Law, LLC she concentrates her efforts on client management, drafting, and research. Prior to joining the firm, Mrs. Hamed was well-known in the Lakewood community for her volunteering and advancement of the civic community efforts of LakewoodAlive.  She currently is on the board of the Lakewood Early Childhood PTA and coordinates the Meet The Trucks Event.   When she is not helping clients in need, she enjoys woodworking, cooking, and yoga.   Nicole is an invaluable resource to the Baron Law team, and we are pleased to have her.

MIKE E. BENJAMIN, Of-Counsel

Mike is a contracted attorney at Baron Law LLC who specializes in civil litigation, estate planning, and probate law. He is a member of the Westshore Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association for the Northern District of Ohio. He can be reached at mike@baronlawcleveland.com.

WILLIAM J. SCHULZ, Of-Counsel

Bill is a licensed attorney with 25 years of experience in the areas of Estate and Business Planning. Early in his career, he spent eight years as a trial attorney, representing individuals and business owners throughout Northeast Ohio. Since then, he has focused his practice exclusively on Estate and Business Planning.

His Estate Planning practice include the drafting of basic and complex Estate Planning Documents, as well as the administration of Guardianships and Estates. In addition, Bill works with families who have special needs children and adults, providing them with both the legal documents and the planning guidance to help those families provide the best potential results for the care of their special needs children and adults. He also works with families who have loved ones in need of care for a chronic illness. As an Elder Law attorney, he helps families plan for the long-term-care of their loved ones. This includes the representation of families before the Medicaid Nursing Home Section of the Department of Job and Family Services. Bill still practices as a Trial Attorney, appearing in Guardianship, Will Contest, Trust Contest and Trust Reconstruction actions.

His Business Planning practice includes helping clients decide upon and create appropriate corporate entities, including Corporations, Partnership and Limited Liability Companies. He also works with business owners interested in putting together business succession planning documents, or those who have existing succession documents they would like reviewed. Finally, Bill also provide business clients with LLC Operating Agreements, Buy/Sell Agreements, Employment Contracts and Lease Agreements.