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 […]

Jacqueline A. Hoelting – Van De Merwe Presents at Beachwood Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, Jacqueline A. Hoelting – Van De Merwe presented “Key Negotiation Points in Commercial Leases” at the Beachwood Chamber of Commerce “Lunch with a Lawyer” seminar series. The presentation focused on provisions of office and retail leases most often negotiated between landlords and tenants, with an emphasis on provisions tenants should request when […]

SMDK Proudly Supports Greater Cleveland Foodbank

Attorneys, staff, and their spouses volunteered at the Greater Cleveland Foodbank on August 8, 2017 and helped process seven pallets of non-perishable foods weighing approximately 4,500 pounds. This is an annual tradition for Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. and is in conjunction with an office wide food drive and fundraiser. To learn more […]

SMDK Welcomes Jaime M. Syx

Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that Jaime M. Syx has joined the Firm as an Associate. Prior to joining the Firm, Jaime was an Assistant Prosecutor in Summit County, where she obtained significant trial experience and success in trying over 15 jury trials. She practices in the field of […]