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.


  • 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)


  • Baker Hostetler, Cleveland, OH


  • 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


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