About the Firm

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Please contact Koblentz & Penvose, LLC for an initial consultation.
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The following is a list of many of our firm’s practice areas:


  • Attorney Discipline Defense: Defending attorneys who have had ethical grievances filed against them.
  • Bar Admission Representation: Assisting lawyers from other jurisdictions to be admitted to the Ohio bar, either without examination or pro hac vice.  Also, we represent applicants for the bar who have alleged issues involving requisite character and fitness to be declared eligible to sit for the bar exam.
  • Legal Ethics: Providing professional advisory opinions to attorneys regarding legal ethics and counseling attorneys on a wide array of ethical issues from questions about appropriate advertising to perceived conflicts of interest.
  • Attorney Disqualification: Pursuing and defending motions to disqualify attorneys from specific litigation matters.
  • Law Firm Formation, Dissolution or Sale.
  • Attorney Sanctions:  Defending and prosecuting motions for sanctions brought against attorneys.
  • Contempt of Court:  Representing attorneys who have been held in contempt of court.
  • Legal Malpractice:  Defending and prosecuting claims for legal malpractice.
  • General Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Defending Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) charges and other alleged traffic violations
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Relations, Divorce and Dissolutions
  • Child Custody and Child Support Cases
  • Complex and General Civil Litigation
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Small Business Formation and Counseling: Advising the formation and operation of various types of small businesses, whether an Ohio corporation, Ohio limited liability company, partnership or other type of entity.
  • Contracts and Commercial Law:  Negotiating, drafting, and litigating contracts.
  • Employment Law

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Koblentz & Penvose, LLC is a general practice law firm located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio which provides legal representation in a number of practice areas.  While a large portion of our practice involves matters relating to legal ethics, attorney discipline and professional responsibility, our firm provides legal advice and representation to clients with matters involving many areas of the law.