Joel D. Cavanaugh has joined Palecek, McIlvaine, Hoffmann & Morse Co., LPA. Cavanaugh will serve as an associate attorney advising clients in the areas of estate planning, Medicaid planning, trust and estate administration, and probate matters.
Cavanaugh is a lifelong Wadsworth resident and is excited to return to practice in his hometown. He is a graduate of the University of Akron where he received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in English and later earned his law degree, summa cum laude.
Before his association with the Palecek firm, he clerked with the City of Parma and worked for two years at a firm advising clients on complex issues of Medicaid qualification and planning and Estate Planning. He was responsible for handling client estates through the probate process, and drafted complex trusts, wills, and powers of attorney.
“We are thrilled to add Joel to our legal staff. He is passionate about helping families through both the estate planning and probate process. His expertise in the area of Medicaid planning will be invaluable to those planning for their sunset years” according to Linda Hoffmann, firm President. “He is eager to become further involved in service to our clients and the surrounding community.”
He joins attorneys James McIlvaine, Linda Hoffmann, and Mary Jo Morse in the firm’s historic Wadsworth location.
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