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Rachel Lynn Smick

Rachel Lynn Smick

Hoover Kacyon, LLC
  • Personal Injury, Divorce, Appeals & Appellate ...
  • Ohio
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Summary

Attorney Rachel Lynn Smick is a family law litigator, as well as an experienced trial lawyer in matters of personal injury, probate law, and real estate matters.

Rachel first joined the prior named firm of Joseph A. Kacyon & Associates in 2015. Now, at Hoover Kacyon, LLC, Rachel focuses extensively on Domestic Relations matters. In this role, Rachel counsels clients through high asset divorce cases, complex domestic custody and visitation matters, out-of-state and foreign custody disputes, and has successfully both brought and defended contempt actions. Rachel has handled high asset divorce cases, high conflict custody and visitation matters, and post-decree matters from the inception to completion at trial. Rachel has also successfully minimized court involvement for her clients through negotiating advantageous settlements.

Rachel heads up the firm’s real estate practice group as well, due to her experience in landlord tenant matters and other real estate and property disputes. Rachel is very experienced in both bringing and defending eviction lawsuits, as well as advising clients how to avoid eviction issues by effectively managing properties and their businesses, so that they have more profit and less expenses for legal matters. Additionally, Rachel has brought and defended many civil matters arising from real estate disputes, contract disputes, and personal injury claims from inception to settlement, or completion at trial.

Rachel is also an integral part of Hoover Kacyon, LLC’s probate practice. Rachel has advised and counseled clients in estate planning, guardianship matters, probate estates, and adoption. Rachel has additionally brought and defended many complex custody issues intertwined between the domestic relations court and probate court.

Education
University of Akron School of Law
J.D. (2015) | Law
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Honors: Cum Laude
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California State University - Dominguez Hills
B.A. (2011) | English Literature
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Hoover Kacyon, LLC
Current
Awards
Top 40 Under 40
American Academy of Attorneys
Rising Star
American Institute of Legal Advocates
2018, 2019
Professional Associations
Akron Bar Association
Attorney
Current
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American Bar Association
Attorney
Current
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Ohio State Bar Association
Attorney
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
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Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury

    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • Divorce

    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce

  • Appeals & Appellate

    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals

  • Arbitration & Mediation

    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration

  • Estate Planning

    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills

  • Family Law

    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law

  • Foreclosure Defense

  • Landlord Tenant

    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights

  • Probate

    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests

  • Real Estate Law

    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law

Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Hoover Kacyon and Associates, LLC
Website
Rachel Smick's Website Profile
Contact & Map
527 Portage Trail
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Telephone: (330) 922-4491