Our Team - Advocates in Aging

Daniel P. Seink, Esq., CELA

Founder and managing partner Daniel P. Seink is dual certified in Elder Law,  first as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation , which is the only certification accredited by both the American Bar Association and the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Certification of Attorneys as Specialists, and second as a Certified Specialist in Elder Law through the Ohio State Bar Association. Mr. Seink devotes his practice primarily to those issues uniquely affecting the elderly, the disabled and their families.

Attorney Seink is the contributing Editor to the fourth and fifth editions of the Elder Law Handbook published by the Ohio State Bar Association.  He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and serves as a Board Member of the Ohio Chapter of NAELA.  He is also a member the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section of the Ohio State Bar Association, and is a Sub-Committee Chair of the Elder Law Committee for the OSBA. Daniel volunteers as a speaker for the Alzheimer's Association and is a frequent lecturer to legal, financial, health and tax professionals.  An honors graduate of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, and John Carroll University, Mr. Seink also served for three years as a staff attorney for the State of Ohio Court of Appeals. 

Mr. Seink is accredited by The Department of Veterans Affairs to prepare, present and prosecute claims for veteran’s benefits.

Email: dseink@ohioelderlaw.com

Claudia B. Rose Brown, Esq., MSSA

Attorney Claudia Rose Brown dedicates her practice to Elder Law and long-term care planning issues.  Ms. Brown has worked with older adults in hospital, nursing home and home care settings as a case worker for the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging and as a guardian for Cleveland's Volunteer Guardianship program. 

Ms. Brown is a graduate of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where she served as an editor for the Journal of Law and Health, and holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University.

Attorney Brown is accredited by The Department of Veteran Affairs to prepare, present and prosecute claims for veteran's benefits.

Email: crosebrown@ohioelderlaw.com

Monica M. Newell, Esq.

Ms. Newell is a graduate of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Cleveland State University. Ms. Newell has practiced for over 10 years in the areas of Elder Law, estate planning and probate administration. Her prior experience includes employment at financial institutions where she was responsible for the administration of health and welfare plans for major corporations and the management of retirement plans and products. 

Ms. Newell is accredited by the Department of Veteran Affairs to prepare, present and prosecute claims for Veteran’s Benefits.

Email: mnewell@ohioelderlaw.com

Steven R. Roush, Esq.

Steven R. Roush graduated with a Bachelors Degree in History from Southern Adventist University in 2004, and with a Juris Doctor from the Univerity of Toledo School of Law in 2009.  He is a member of the Columbus Bar Association.  He has dedicated his practice to the areas of elder law and estate planning, and is a frequent speaker on the topics of trusts, public benefits eligibility and asset protection.

Attorney Roush is accredited by The Department of Veteran Affairs to prepare, present and prosecute claims for veteran's benefits.

Email: sroush@ohioelderlaw.com

George Aljoe, Esq.

George Aljoe is an Associate Attorney; He graduated from the University of Akron School of Law and was admitted to practice in 2015. George focuses on helping clients with Medicaid, Estate Planning, and other Elder Law issues. He is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. George is committed to providing the very best service to help clients meet their needs.

Email: galjoe@ohioelderlaw.com

Kathy J. Cline, LSW, GCM

Kathy Cline is a licensed social worker with more than twenty years of experience in the field of aging.  She started her career in Adult Protective Services, and subsequently worked as a supervisor at the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging, a social worker in both residential care facility and home care agency settings, and as a coordinator of a community social services program in Southeast Cuyahoga County.  Ms. Cline is a Certified Geriatric Care Manager, a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner, and a Certified Elder Care Coordinator.  Her commitment has always been the best care for the senior in the least restrictive environment possible.  Mrs. Kline is an alumnus of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.  She serves as the Care Advocate and Coordinator for the Firm, and is the key for our clients to quality care.

Email: kcline@ohioelderlaw.com