Our Practice


Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Pet Trusts
  • Probate
  • Domestic Relations
  • Civil Settlements
  • Juvenile Criminal

My Pledge to All of My Clients

I have been practicing law in the Greater Cleveland area for over twenty-two years. During this time, I have developed and grown as a professional and have learned a depth of empathy often not found in my profession. As my client, you will always come first. You will never be sold anything you don't need or want. I want you to feel free to call, e-mail or text me with questions or concerns. Truly, your satisfaction and peace of mind are my priority. You will always be respected by both myself and my staff.

Representation in Many Fields

 I am licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, and routinely provide representation in litigation, mediation, alternate dispute resolution, negotiation and appeals in Northeast Ohio. I provide legal services in estate planning, probate, pet trusts, civil  litigation,  juvenile criminal representation, domestic relations including divorce, dissolution, child support, and much more.

Legacy of Success

Marc L Stolarsky, LLC Law Firm has been in business for over 22 years and has a proven track record of success. I use that experience to help you down a path to the results you need. Check out our success stories, and then schedule your free phone consultation today.

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Bar Admissions

- Admitted to Ohio Bar, May 1996.
- Admitted to the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, October 1997.

- Admitted to the United States Supreme Court, June 2014.


- Over twenty-two years in the practice of law, practicing in Estate Planning, Domestic Relations, Staff Attorney for the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Legal Department and various law firms, Owner Attorney for Marc L Stolarsky Law, LLC.

Marc L. Stolarsky Law LLC Cleveland, Ohio

Estate Planning, Family Law, Probate December 2004 - Present

- Areas of practice: estate planning, probate and family law.

Shapiro & Felty, LLP Cleveland, Ohio

Associate February 2004 - December 2004

- Associate in firm that concentrates on foreclosure law and collections.

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Cleveland, Ohio

Domestic Relations Court, Legal Department January 2000 - February 2004.

- Staff Attorney in the Legal Department to the Domestic Relations Court.

Keith Weiner & Associates, L.P.A. Cleveland, Ohio

Associate March 1998 - December 1999

- Associate in firm focusing on collections law.

Kramer and Associates Cleveland, Ohio

Associate July 1996 - March 1998

- Associate in firm focusing on civil rights law and also involved in criminal law, personal injury collections, bankruptcy, wrongful termination, juvenile law, probate, etc.

Fillo and Siskovic Cleveland, Ohio

Law Clerk Sept. 1995 - Dec. 1995

Judge Nugent, Ohio Court of Appeals, Eight Cleveland, Ohio

Judicial Extern Summer 1995

City of Parma Law Department Parma, Ohio

Assistant to Bill Mason February 1992 - June 1995

Eric Fingerhut Campaign Shaker Heights, Ohio

Main Office Manager Oct. 1989 - Jan. 1990

Representative Tim Johnson Washington, D.C.

Legislative Aide and Computer Specialist March 1986 - Oct. 1989


Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, LLM Degree, August 2011

- Masters of Law Degree

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Juris Doctor, July 1995.

- Editor, Journal of Law and Health.

- Writer, contributor, student publication, The Gavel.

Bowling Green State University, Masters of Arts, Political Science, May 1985.

-Internship with Common Cause in Washington, D.C. Member Pre-Law Society. Volunteer

Student Escort Service. Developed computer programs using Basic and Pascal languages.

Ohio University, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, June 1983.

-Dean’s list; writer for Miscellany Magazine. Internship with representative Dennis E. Eckart on Capitol Hill. Member Pre-Law Society

Bar Association Memberships

Member, Ohio State Bar Association

- Probate Court Section

- Estate Planning Section

- Solo Law Practice Committee

- Lawyer Referral Service

Member, Cuyahoga County Bar Association

- Probate Court Section

Member, Cleveland Bar Association

- Probate Court Section

- Solo Practice Section

Member, Akron Bar Association

- Lawyer Referral Service

- Lawyer Volunteer Service

Member Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association 

-Animal Law Section member,

-Estate -Planning Section member

-Solo and Small Practice Section member

Member Lake County Bar Association; 

Group Affiliations

- Member, Professional Networking Group, Membership Committee

- Member, Cleveland Professional Twenty-Thirty Group

- President of the Rocky River Chapter of the International Referral Network

- Chairman of the Professional Networking Group.

- Editor, Journal of Law and Health, Cleveland Marshall School of Law.

-Master Mason, Forest City Lodge 388;

-Member American Civil Liberties Union;

Chambers of Commerce

- Member Beachwood Chamber of Commerce

- Membership Retention Committee

- Member Cuyahoga Valley Chamber of Commerce

- Member Networking Committee

Community Service

- Volunteer with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Team Members for the Light the Night Walk; 

-Volunteer at Oberlin Senior Center at estate planning attorney; 

-Primary Speaker with Tri-City Seniors Organization Legal Seminar; 

-Mentor for Supreme Court of Ohio's Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program; 

-Volunteer estate planning attorney for Stewart's Caring Place; 

-Volunteer estate planning attorney for Medina Legal Aid; 

-Mentor Forth Angel Program; 

-Guardian ad Litem Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, and Portage Counties; 

-Member of the Cuyahoga County Central Committee, 2010.


Animal Law in the Bible, Not yet published, 2017.

History of the Estate Taxes in the United States and Ohio, Spring 2010 Ohio Probate Court Journal.

Animal Trust in Ohio, article published in the Probate Court Journal of Ohio. March/April 2007.

Protecting Fido and Fluffy After You're Gone, article published in the Ohio State Bar Association Network Law You Can Use newspapers in Ohio, January 2007; also printed in Out Hometown News, Berea -- December 2010.

Federal and Ohio Estate Taxes: Where they came from and where they are going, Article not yet published. January 2010.

Advanced Directives For Same-Sexed Couples article published in the Ohio Probate Court Journal, January/February 2009.

Animal Trusts in the United States, article published in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal, March 2009.

Digital Assets, article published in the Ohio State Bar Association network Law You Can Use newspapers in Ohio, April 2009.


Marc Stolarsky/Marc Stolarsky Law LLC: Battling opponents, cancer make him a winner, Cleveland Jewish News, January 23, 2018, p. ??.

Local Lawyers Super Attorneys, Cleveland Jewish News, January 25, 2019, p. 77.

Road to Recovery: Marc Stolarsky [AKA Superman] From Runner To Survivor To Inspiration, Ohio Sports and Fitness +, April 2010, Cover Story pp. 12 – 14.

"Ask The Attorney", regular guest, WAKR 1590 AM Akron, Ohio radio.

Tom Pattison Show, Mentor, Ohio, guest attorney to talk about estate planning.

Cleveland Magazine, January 2009, Cleveland's Most Interesting People 2009


Our Team

Marc L. Stolarsky



Marc L. Stolarsky is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, but routinely provides representation in litigation, mediation, alternate dispute resolution, negotiation and appeals in Northeast Ohio.

Office Manager


As our paralegal and office manager, Melody will work directly with you and Marc to get you the services you need.