Joan M. Burda is the author of Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples and Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Clients: A Lawyer's Guide. She has practiced law in Ohio for more than 28 years and is an adjunct professor of law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and an adjunct faculty member in the legal studies program at Ursuline College.
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