A series of workshops addressing legal issues
About Joan Burda
Joan M. Burda is a lawyer with a solo practice in Lakewood, Ohio. She limits her practice to estate planning and small business law. www.lgbtlaw.com
She is nationally recognized for her work in addressing legal issues affecting the LGBT community. She is the author of the Award-winning book, Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples, (ABA 2012, 2004) and the author of Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Clients: A Lawyer’s Guide (ABA 2008). She has written numerous articles on LGBT legal issues and writes regularly for various publications and websites.
Joan is a frequent speaker on LGBT legal issues to bar associations and other organizations around the country. She is a regular panelist at Lavender Law, the annual law conference sponsored by the National Lesbian and Gay Bar Association.
Joan is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law where she teaches Sexual Orientation and the Law. She also teaches Civil Procedure, Contracts and Administrative Law in the Legal Studies Program at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, OH
Joan is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, the National LGBT Bar Association and the American Society of Journalists and Authors.
She lives with her partner, Betsy, in Lakewood, OH.