At Schneider, Smeltz, Ranney & LaFond P.L.L., they offer thoughtful, practical solutions to the complex problems facing their clients. Established in 1895, Schneider, Smeltz, Ranney & LaFond is one of Cleveland’s oldest law firms. They not only apply the technical expertise their clients require, but also provide excellent, personal, and timely service to their clients.
They are a general civil practice firm. The firm’s primary areas of practice are business law, business succession planning, estate planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning, family law, employment law, litigation, real estate, taxation and health care law.
Their clients include many closely-held businesses, private family foundations, nonprofit organizations, and families concerned with wealth preservation, wealth transfer, and tax planning issues.
Within the firm, they enjoy and cultivate a friendly and collaborative working environment. Their newer attorneys benefit from hands-on experience and client contact early in their careers. Outside of work, they are active members of their communities and of many professional and charitable organizations.