Mental Health is Physical Health Too

As we contemplate the ambiguous term “Mental Health,” it is important to recognize that our mental health is just as important as, and even an integral part of, our physical health.  There is a cornucopia of studies that link mental health to the way we feel physically.  There is a reason why we feel better after a long walk, a hard workout, or even a day of doing yard work.  In some cases, exercise is used to supplement or even replace medication in treating mental health issues – think: runner’s high.  Depression, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Personality Disorders, and even Schizophrenia are all mental health diagnoses that have been successfully treated, in part, by exercise.  

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Hickman & Lowder Attorneys Named to 2022 Best Lawyers® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Lists

We are pleased to announce that four attorneys have been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, and one has been included in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

Hickman & Lowder would like to congratulate the following named to 2022 The Best Lawyers in America list:

  • David S. Banas – Elder Law and Trusts and Estates
  • Blaine P. Brockman – Elder Law
  • Franklin J. Hickman – Education Law
  • Janet L. Lowder – Elder Law, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Trusts and Estates

Hickman & Lowder would like to congratulate the following named to the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

  • Ethan A. Welch – Trusts and Estates
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Cleveland is a Desirable City for Attorneys to Live, Work and Play

Attorney David Banas was quoted in the Cleveland Jewish News Article Cleveland desirable city for attorneys to live, work, play stating that from a professional standpoint there are a lot of opportunities in Cleveland. “There’s a lot of people to meet, a lot of people to talk to and everybody’s really helpful. There’s a real sense of a community, professionally, in Cleveland.”

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Attorney Ethan Welch’s Estate Planning Article is Featured in The Morning Journal’s Senior Living Edition

Attorney Ethan Welch had his blog Should I Share My Estate Planning Information with My Family featured in the Senior Living tab for The Morning Journal’s July Edition. Ethan states “there is no right or wrong answer when it comes to sharing estate plan information, and some approaches may work better than others”.



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