Josephine L. Begin, Esq.

Josephine L. Begin, Esq.



Josephine L. Begin, Esq. is dedicated, meticulous, and highly responsive to her clients’ concerns and case objectives. Her primary concentration is in civil litigation, with focuses in family law, business law, and construction law. She is passionate about providing her clients the awareness and education they need to understand the intricacies of their own case so they can make the most informed decisions possible.

Josephine is highly resourceful and spends much of her time carefully collecting and investigating the facts of each case. With a sophisticated understanding of her clients’ matters, Josephine can develop thorough case plans early in her representation and is persistent in driving them forward to resolution or trial. In these pursuits, Josephine is particularly eager to learn the priorities of all parties involved, and is especially proud when she can craft a creative and amicable resolution that allows parties to move forward without the expense and burden of protracted litigation.

Throughout her professional journey, Josephine has developed a solid network of experts in fields that touch upon the most nuanced aspects of her cases: real estate values, business valuations, construction standards, and accounting. Effective experts build make for strong cases. Josephine excels at expert outreach, and when necessary she stacks a qualified team behind her clients to get them the just results they deserve.

Josephine’s legal services often must transcend the steady march toward the finish line. Cases that involve families are often made increasingly complex by the reality that a household, while changing, must still function, pay bills, raise children, and make decisions. Likewise, ongoing businesses embroiled in internal or external conflicts must still produce, pay employees, manage accounts, and present a public face of reliability and success. Josephine’s familiarity with the high-conflict dynamics at play in these matters has equipped her with the tools and professional demeanor to intervene in heated mid-case disputes and navigate toward solutions that minimize the damage, wasted time, and emotional turmoil that can otherwise be left unchecked.

Whether she is in negotiations, trial, or general conversation, Josephine is steadfast in her loyalty to her clients, and shows a true flare for championing her clients’ positions at every turn.

Licensed in:
Ohio State Courts

Focus Areas:
Family Law
Civil Litigation
Estate Planning
Guardian ad Litem
Court appointed representative for Abuse, Neglect,  Dependency matters

Special Interests:
Volunteer for Lake Cty. DR Legal Clinic
Volunteer for Youth United Way of Lake Cty. (2020)

Bachelors: Cleveland State University
Summa Cum Laude
JD: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Magna Cum Laude
Special distinction in Ethics and Legal Writing for Litigation

Ohio State Bar Association
OSBF 2018-2019 Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & Under (District 18)
Lake County Bar Association
Willoughby Area Chamber of Commerce

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