AKRON, OH—Brouse McDowell is pleased to welcome Jennifer M. Himmelein as a Family Law attorney in our Cleveland Office.
Himmelein joins Brouse from Cavitch Familo & Durkin where she had a broad family law practice covering domestic relations, juvenile, probate and mediation. She has experience handling a variety of cases in Domestic Relations Court, including but not limited to, divorce, dissolution, legal separation, child custody and visitation, parental alienation, domestic violence, spousal and child support, post-decree modifications and disputes, registration of foreign orders, property division disputes, contempt proceedings, and a myriad of other enforcement actions. She also frequently helps draft prenuptial agreements for couples, including same-sex couples.
In Juvenile Court she has handled paternity, child support proceedings, custody and visitation disputes, and other private custody and support disputes between unmarried parents, as well as, guardianships of minors and minor name change application proceedings in Probate Court.
Himmelein regularly serves as a Court-appointed Guardian ad Litem in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Lake and Geauga Counties. Jennifer has participated in extensive divorce-related mediation training and is certified as a Parent Coordinator. She also conducts private mediations related to divorces and parenting issues.
Himmelein received her JD from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, cum laude, and her BA from Kent State University, summa cum laude.