Dawn McFadden

 Photo by Joshua Foster

Photo by Joshua Foster

Dawn is one of the founding partners of McFadden Bushnell. Dawn moved to Chagrin Falls, Ohio when she was in High School. She attended law school at Case Western Reserve University and has spent a significant portion of her professional life in the Cleveland area. Dawn focuses on assisting clients and their families in planning for possible long-term care needs, including nursing home care as well, helping families plan for loved ones with special needs as well as general estate planning. When not in the office, she can be found in Shaker Heights, Ohio with her husband André.

Dawn has been a presenter at the Ohio State Bar Association’s Elder Law Institute for the past two years and has been a member of the planning section for the 2018 and the upcoming 2019 Elder Law Institute. Dawn is also the Co-Chair of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Small Firm & Solo Practitioner section.

Education:

  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (J.D. cum laude), Order of the Barristers

  • Bowling Green State University, OH (B.A. Political Science)

Experience:

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, Winston-Salem, NC

  • Jones Day, Cleveland, OH

Affiliations:

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

  • Ohio State Bar Association

  • Academy of Special Needs Planners

  • ElderCounsel

  • WealthCounsel

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Admitted to Practice Law in:

  • Ohio

  • Florida

  • New York

  • North Carolina

CONTACT INFO

Dawn E. McFadden
McFadden Bushnell LLC
12200 Fairhill Road, Suite C-357
Cleveland, OH 44120
Phone: 216-714-0090
Email: dmcfadden@mcfaddenbushnell.com

 

Christina M. Bushnell

 Photo by Joshua Foster

Photo by Joshua Foster

Chris is a founding partner of McFadden Bushnell.  A longtime resident of the Cleveland area, Chris spent the first decade of her legal career as a paralegal before taking the plunge and going to law school.   She concentrates her practice on elder law and estate planning, particularly assisting her clients plan for long-term care issues through the use of Medicaid crisis and pre-planning, helping families plan for loved ones with special needs as well as general estate planning.  Outside the office, Chris and her husband Mike can be found cheering on their sons Declan and Sean at hockey, swimming or other various sports depending on the season.

Chris has been names as a top rated Elder Law Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio by Super Lawyers. Chris has been a presenter at the Ohio State Bar Association’s Elder Law Institute. Chris is also the Vice Chair of the Women In Law section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

Education:

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, OH (J.D. magna cum laude), Cleveland Marshall Law Review, Executive Editor

  • Bowling Green State University, OH (B.A. Political Science)

Experience:

  • Baker Hostetler, Cleveland, OH

Affiliations:

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

  • Ohio State Bar Association

  • Academy of Special Needs Planners

  • ElderCounsel

  • NAELA (National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys)

Admitted to Practice Law in:

  • Ohio

CONTACT INFO

Christina M. Bushnell
McFadden Bushnell LLC
12200 Fairhill Road, Suite C-357
Cleveland, OH 44120
Phone: 216-714-0090
Email: cbushnell@mcfaddenbushnell.com