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S. Lee Kohrman
Partner Emeritus
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S. Lee Kohrman

Partner Emeritus
216.736.7216
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OVERVIEW & EXPERIENCE

Lee is one of KJK’s Partner Emeritus, having joined the firm in 1955 after its founding by his father in 1918. From the earliest days of his career, Lee has focused his legal practice on helping entrepreneurs in Northeast Ohio and throughout the country start and grow their companies. His counsel has dealt not just with matters of the law, but also with business strategies to drive their success. His practice has also included family asset planning and philanthropic organization development and operations.

Today, Lee is a civic leader actively engaged in philanthropy and volunteerism for such organizations as University Circle, Inc., the Musical Arts Association, the David & Inez Myers Foundation and the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland. He is an avid world traveler who has collected art from around the world, much of which is displayed in KJK’s Cleveland headquarters.

Representative Experience
AWARDS & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Professional Affiliations

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association

Awards

  • Charles Eisenman Awards, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated Attorney
BAR / COURT ADMISSIONS
  • Ohio State Courts
CIVIC INVOLVEMENT
  • BBYO (Jewish Teen Leadership Organization), Trustee and Executive Committee
  • Cleveland State University Foundation, Trustee
  • David & Inez Myers Foundation, President
  • Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, Life Trustee and Past Chairman
  • Musical Arts Association, Trustee
  • Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (Jerusalem, Israel), Past Chairman
  • The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Life Trustee and Executive Committee
  • The Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, Past General Chairman of Welfare Fund and Life Trustee
  • University Circle, Inc., Board Committee
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    EDUCATION

    • Harvard Law School, L.L.B., 1953
    • Bar-Ilan University
    • Tel Aviv University
    • University of Haifa
    • Harvard College, A.B., 1949

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    From our earliest years, KJK has always been a firm of attorneys who are good listeners and advisors to our clients. Our counsel is just as much about making good business decisions as it is about the law.

    S. Lee Kohrman
    Partner Emeritus
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