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If there was such a thing as a 10-star rating Bart would deserve it. In a probate landscape filled with legal liars and greed-motivated heirs, Bart stands out as a pillar of honesty, integrity and legal expertise.”

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Bart has been a blessing for my family. He has acted as many different roles for us, including Estate Planner, Probate Attorney, and most importantly, Trusted Advisor.”

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Bart is a terrific estate attorney and probate specialist. He has been our trusted counsel for many years.”

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I've had the privilege of working with Bart on many occasions and can say that he is the premiere probate & estate planning attorney. He's a talented litigator and will tirelessly fight for his clients.”

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Probating an estate is stressful and often confusing. The Ohio probate court and probate laws are sometimes difficult to maneuver for those who have never had to encounter them. Cleveland probate attorney Bart Leonardi will work to lessen the stress…
James Bart Leonardi LLC provides experienced litigation services to help you resolve tough probate disputes in court. In any kind of litigation, there will be conflict and stress. In probate litigation, however, when parties disagree about how probat…
At James Bart Leonardi, LLC, we understand the importance of a customized estate plan. Not everyone’s circumstances are the same. Cleveland estate planning attorney Bart Leonardi believes in building an honest relationship with our clients. We…


Cleveland Probate and Estate Planning Attorney

James Bart Leonardi, LLC is a Cleveland, Ohio law firm that provides a full range of estate planning, probate, trust and probate litigation services to clients throughout Northeast Ohio. The firm’s proprietor, Bart Leonardi, is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the Ohio State Bar Association. Bart spent the first part of his career as an insurance advisor and securities analyst. He later became a lawyer and developed experience as a litigator and trust attorney. This wide range of experience enables him to give his clients a comprehensive view of financial planning not often found in estate planning attorneys.

Mission: To Earn — and Keep — Your Trust

The importance of trust between an attorney and client is paramount. We work with our clients to obtain the best possible results by focusing on their goals and bottom line. This begins with our very high client service standards. We work hard on your case, but also on keeping you informed and updated as your case progresses. This includes responding to your phone calls and emails within 24 hours (in most circumstances). At James Bart Leonardi, LLC, clients can expect a wealth of planning options and legal strategies with fair and clear pricing.

With an easy to reach location in Westlake, our probate and estate planning firm makes itself available to clients throughout the Greater Cleveland area. We serve clients throughout Northeast Ohio including Cuyahoga, Lorain, Lake, Geauga, Summit and Medina Counties. Contact us today.