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Our Team

Ricardo J. Cardenas​


​After 15 years at two national defense firms, Buckley King & Bluso and Roetzel & Andress, Ric Cardenas joined Bob Deacon's office in 2013. With more than 20 years  experience assisting businesses and individuals with their legal needs, Ric's practice is focused on business litigation, transportation law, product liability, and insurance-related 

Russell D. Kornblut


After 26 years as a General Counsel for large financial institutions as well as being a partner in several highly ranked mid-size national law firms Russell formed his own practice in 2011 to best serve his clients.  

Jeffrey W. Ruple​


Jeff Ruple left his position as a shareholder in a National Law Firm to join Bob and Ric in 2014. He has over 20 years of experience representing individuals and businesses in a broad range of legal issues. Jeff's experience has included defending Fortune 500 Companies to small 

Pamela D. Kurt​


Pamela D. Kurt received her Associate Degree at Lakeland Community College and continued her education at Cleveland State University, receiving her bachelor degree, magna cum laude, in Urban Studies Management in 2000. Later, Ms. Kurt graduated from Cleveland-Marshall, Cleveland State