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Ann E. Salek - Member

Contact

Phone
330-723-6404
Fax
330-721-7644
Location
4996 Foote Road
Medina, OH 44256
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Education & Experience

Overview:

Ann Salek is certified as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the Ohio State Bar Association and is one of only 30 attorneys in the State of Ohio to have attained certification as an Elder Law Attorney (CELA) through the National Elder Law Foundation and the Ohio State Bar Association. Ann works tirelessly to empower seniors, and those caring for them, with the knowledge to confidently navigate the many issues that arise, both legally and financially, during the aging process. Ann is skilled, knowledgeable and experienced in all the legal ins-and-outs of long term care planning including Medicaid and VA planning, capacity assessment, guardianships, powers of attorney, and advance directives, as well as general estate planning, trust and probate law.  

Ann’s practice also extends to families in need of legal counsel regarding the long-term physical and financial care of persons with special needs, including the creation of special needs trusts.

Education:

  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
    • Top 10% of class
  • Allegheny College, B.A.

Admissions:

  • Ohio 

Certifications:

  • Ohio Bar Association Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
  • Ohio Bar Association Certified Specialist in Elder Law
  • National Elder Law Foundation Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA)

Recognitions:

  • Women of Our Community Award, The Medina County Women's Journal (2019)
  • Leadership Medina County, Class of 2018

Professional Affiliations:

  • Ohio State Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section
    • Elder Law Section
  • Medina County Bar Association
    • Chairman of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section

Publications & Lectures

  • Helping Hands, bi-monthly magazine for Seniors
  • Medina County Bar Association Newsletter, Estate Planning/Elder Law
  • Medina County Women’s Journal bi-monthly magazine
  • Medina Cleveland Clinic Foundation quarterly newsletter 

Blog Posts:

Community Involvement

  • Medina County Estate Planning Council, Board Member
  • Medina Hospital Foundation, Board Member
  • Medina County Catholic Charities, Advisory Board
  • Akron Community Foundation, Advisory Board
  • Hospice of Western Reserve, Advisory Board
  • Brunswick Senior Center, “Ask the Lawyer” pro bono program

 

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