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FORBES LAW LLC

Our lobby hours are 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday. 

Office hours by appointment

*Our office closes for lunch between 12:00PM and 1:00PM.

Saturday and evening appointments are available by special request.

We are conveniently located in downtown Painesville, Ohio, about 30 miles east of Cleveland 

and 30 miles west of Ashtabula County.  


FORBES LAW LLC
Main Street Law Building
166 Main Street
Painesville, OH 44077
(440) 357-6211


The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice     


You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. 

Our People

Cecily A Renzi, MBA

Paralegal/Firm Administrator


 Cecily has assisted the firm on a part-time, full-time, and contract basis for over twenty (20) years.  She earned her Masters in Business Administration degree (MBA), and her  Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) in Legal Studies, magna cum laude, from Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio. 
     She has worked in the areas of Bankruptcy, Probate, Domestic Relations, Social Security Disability, Corporate, and Litigation at
FORBES LAW LLC, Cooper & Forbes Co., LPA, and various downtown Cleveland firms.  She also assists with Mediation, Evictions, Wills, POA’s, and handles scheduling, billing, social media, marketing, and website design for the firm.  
     Cecily is currently serving her 4th term on the Review Board for the Institute for Paralegal Education (IPE), is a member of the Ursuline College Alumnae Mentoring Board, and is a Notary Public for the State of Ohio. 

Cecily can be reached at crenzi@geflaw.net

Glenn E. Forbes, Esq.


Glenn E. Forbes has been practicing Bankruptcy law for nearly forty (40) years.  After his admission to the Ohio bar, he immediately began practicing Bankruptcy law.  Although other types of cases have sent him to the Municipal and Common Pleas Courts, and the United States District Court as well as State and Federal Appeals Courts, Bankruptcy has become a bigger and bigger part of his practice.  He has taught Bankruptcy law to paralegal students at Lake Erie College and Lakeland Community College as well as lecturing to lawyers and other professionals in continuing education seminars. He approaches client debt problems in a multi-dimensional fashion, considering not only Bankruptcy options, but also settlement or workout options or, in the appropriate case the “doing nothing” option.


Bar Admissions:

   U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1999
   U.S. Supreme Court, 1992

   U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1979

   Ohio, 1979

Education:

        Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1979, J.D.
        College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, Major: History, 1976


Glenn can be reached at gforbes@geflaw.net


Our people make the difference.


Our team of experienced legal professionals is dedicated to providing award-winning service to our clients. We take the time to research your situation completely and bring about the most effective opportunities ensuring you get the successful outcome you deserve. We're proud that so many of our clients have repeatedly turned to us for counsel and representation. We are determined to work hard to earn our clients loyalty every day. We're here to help you succeed.