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TIMOTHY J. GALLAGHER is an attorney with Reminger Attorneys at Law, where he focuses his practice on legal matters involving probate, guardianship, trust, and estate administration. Mr. Gallagher represents trustees and executors of estates, creating flexible plans to meet their needs. His experience in the area of probate and trust administration includes the drafting of estate plans for both individuals and families, and assisting them through the probate process. He also advises institutions on a variety of trust administration issues. Mr. Gallagher is also a member of the firm’s probate litigation practice group. In this capacity, he leverages his jury trial experience to provide representation in probate and trust disputes involving will contests, charges of undue influence, breach of fiduciary duty actions, and other potential issues that can complicate the settling of an estate. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association. Mr. Gallagher received his B.S. degree from the Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and his J.D. degree from The University of Akron School of Law.
JACQUELINE C. MAHLAND is an attorney with Maguire Legal Group. She practices in the areas of probate and estate planning. Ms. Mahland graduated, with honors, from Washington & Jefferson College and earned her J.D. degree from University of Akron School of Law.
AMY L. PAPESH is an attorney with the law firm of Elk & Elk Co., Ltd. She focuses her practice on probate administration and estate planning, and heads the firm's probate division. Ms. Papesh has previously lectured for National Business Institute on probate matters. She is admitted to practice in the states of Ohio and Florida; and is a member of the Ohio State, Cleveland Metropolitan and Portage County bar associations. Ms. Papesh is also a member of the Lawyer's Guild of the Catholic Dioceses of Cleveland. She is a trustee for the Aurora Baseball League and also for the Aurora Schools Foundation. Ms. Papesh earned her B.A. degree from John Carroll University and her J.D. degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
PAUL R. SHUGAR is an attorney with Reminger Attorneys at Law. Mr. Shugar is a member of Reminger’s Probate Litigation Department and has trial experience litigating million-dollar estate, trust, and guardianship issues such as undue influence, power of attorney abuse, and financial exploitation. An award-winning journalist who worked at daily newspapers around the country before becoming a lawyer, he employs the writing and investigation skills he developed as a reporter to help people in a legal setting. Mr. Shugar is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree from Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. Mr. Sugar earned his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.