Paul Singerman Named “2019 Lawyer of the Year in Cleveland” in Real Estate Law by Best Lawyers

Paul Singerman has been honored by The Best Lawyers in America©  as the 2019 Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland. Paul has been recognized by The Best Lawyers™, the peer-reviewed publication, every year since 2007. This year Paul has received the “Lawyer of the Year” distinction for Cleveland real estate lawyers. Paul is honored to […]

Congratulations to all of SMDK’s 2019 Best Lawyers

Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. would like to congratulate Paul Singerman, Gary Desberg, Ronald Teplitzky, Evan Hirsch, and Troy Brown on being included in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Founded in 1983, The Best Lawyers™, has grown into one of the most respected publications in the legal profession. Candidacy […]

SMDK Continues Support of Greater Cleveland Foodbank

Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. employees and family members volunteered at the Greater Cleveland Foodbank on July 17, 2018, and helped process 5,288 pounds of fresh sweet potatoes and peaches that will help feed at least 900 families. This is an annual tradition for the Firm and is done in conjunction with the […]

SMDK Welcomes Stanley T. Jaros

Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that Stanley T. Jaros has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Prior to joining the Firm, Stanley was a partner with Gruber, Moriarty, Fricke & Jaros and with Moriarty & Jaros P.L.L. Stanley will practice in the Firm’s commercial lending, real estate, business organization and […]

SMDK Welcomes Michelle R. Reese

Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that Michelle R. Reese has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Prior to joining the Firm, Michelle was an associate at Day Ketterer and an Environmental Health and Safety Technician at Labyrinth Management Group. Michelle will practice in the Firm’s public sector, commercial […]

SMDK Welcomes Stephen L. Byron

Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that Stephen L. Byron has joined the Firm as a Principal. Prior to joining the Firm, Steve was a Partner at Walter Haverfield and is currently the Law Director for Orange Village, Pepper Pike, Hunting Valley, and Waite Hill, and serves as the Acting […]

Samuel S. Pearlman Tribute

 It is with great sadness that we remember our colleague, Samuel S. Pearlman, who passed away on February 6, 2018.  Sam attended the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude, was a member of the Order of the Coif, and was an Editor of the University […]

New Ohio Tax Amnesty Program

By Edmund G. Kauntz, Esq. In last year’s budget bill, the Ohio legislature created an amnesty program for most Ohio taxes which were unreported/underreported and unpaid as of May 1, 2017.  The program runs only from January 1 through February 15, 2018.  If your application for amnesty is approved, you will avoid 100% of any applicable […]

Gary W. Melsher Tribute

It is with great sadness that we remember our colleague, Gary W. Melsher, who joined us upon his retirement from Jones Day and was a member of the Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. family for more than 13 years. Gary passed away suddenly on September 27, 2017. Gary attended The Ohio State University, where he […]

Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A., Principals Gary S. Desberg and Ronald J. Teplitzky

            Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. would like to congratulate two of its principals, Gary S. Desberg and Ronald J. Teplitzky, on their recognition by Chambers USA 2017. In addition, Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. was recognized this year as being one of the top law […]