Horwitz & Damicone is one of the only law firms in Ohio with attorneys who hold LLM (Masters of Law) degrees gained from the top two schools in the country; New York University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center. With over 40 years of combined legal experience, our attorneys bring a multi-disciplined approach to solve a range of legal issues for small and medium-sized business owners.

Stuart M. Horwitz

Stuart M. Horwitz


Stuart M. Horwitz is Horwitz & Damicone’s founding member and has over 30 years of corporate, tax, estate, probate, succession and asset protection planning experience. He is one of only five attorneys in the state of Ohio, and the only attorney in Northeast Ohio, to be a Board Certified Specialist in Federal Taxation and Estate Planning, and Trust and Probate. Mr. Horwitz uses the latest techniques in his practice, many of which have been developed in-house. He was recently appointed to Ohio's Federal Tax Specialization Board and is delighted to have been elected as a 2014 and 2015 Super Lawyer…Read more >>

Before founding Horwitz & Damicone Mr. Horwitz was a partner at Frantz Ward in Cleveland and at Roetzel & Andress in Akron OH. He was also an Associate at Kohrman Jackson & Krantz, also in Cleveland. Mr. Horwitz holds a Masters of Law in Taxation (LLM) from Georgetown University Law Center, a Juris Doctor (JD), from the Ohio State University School of Law and a BSBA in Finance from Ohio State University.

Ohio State Bar Association Specializations

  • State Certified in Federal Tax
  • State Certified in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate

Bar Membership

  • Ohio
  • United States Tax Court

Martindale Hubbell Rating

  • AV® rated

Super Lawyer

  • 2014 Super Lawyer (Business Law)
  • 2015 Super Lawyer (Business Law)

Mr. Horwitz is married and lives with his wife and two children in Montville Township, OH. << See Less

Jason S. Damicone

Jason S. Damicone


Jason S. Damicone is a Principal with Horwitz & Damicone who has over 10 years of tax and estate planning experience. Well versed in the areas of corporate/business transactions and planning, taxation, estate planning, probate and trust administration, Mr. Damicone can help you resolve a wide range of legal issues. His extensive educational background in taxation has been instrumental in allowing him to meet the challenging business and personal planning demands of his clients...Read more >>

Previously Mr. Damicone was an Associate at Handwork & Kerscher, LLP in Perrysburg and at Barkan & Roban in Toledo. He holds a Masters of Law in Taxation (LL.M) from New York University School of Law, a Juris Doctor (JD) from the University of Akron School of Law in which he graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a BA Criminology from Ohio State University, also graduating Cum Laude​.

Organizational Affiliations

  • Ohio, Michigan and Akron Bar Associations
  • Tax & Estate Planning Councils of Cleveland and Akron
  • Akron Tax Club
  • Tax Club of Cleveland

Bar Membership​

  • Ohio
  • Michigan
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States Federal Circuit Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 11th

Mr. Damicone is married and lives with his wife and daughter in Montville Township, OH. << See Less

Joan M. Horwitz

Joan M. Horwitz

CFO & Dir. Human Resources

Ms. Horwitz joined the firm in 2004 as the Chief Financial Officer and Director, Human Resources.

Prior to joining Horwitz & Damicone, Ms. Horwitz was the founder of Horwitz & Associates, Inc., an executive search firm which she ran for eight years. Before that she was Vice President, Corporate Employment at KeyCorp. She began her career in the Cleveland office of Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc., an international executive search firm, where she worked as an Analyst.

Ms. Horwitz received her undergraduate degree from Cleveland State University in Psychology.
Ms. Horwitz is married and lives with her husband and two children in Montville Township, OH.

Alexandra R. Lester

Alexandra R. Lester

Legal Assistant

Ms. Lester is a graduate of The University of Mount Union college where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree, cum laude, in Education.

She began her career as a Case Manager with Millennium Capital and Recovery Corp. in Hudson, OH. In that role she worked closely with financial institutions and clients to help resolve issues relating to consumer lending recovery practices.

Ms. Lester also worked as a Library Office Support Assistant while attending University of Mount Union and was active in volleyball, basketball and track for which she received Honorable Mention Winner & Character Counts Awards in all three sports.

Ms. Lester is married and resides with her husband in Akron, OH.


We are currently looking to fill an Associate position within Horwitz & Damicone.

You will be required to work closely with our attorneys to provide transactional, research and drafting support to our clients. You will be responsible for drafting contracts for corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, and will be involved in both pre-mortem planning and post-mortem administration for estate planning clients. Other responsibilities will include researching issues and determining more effective ways to structure solutions.

You will have

  • An LLM in Taxation with a focus on income tax issues
  • A J.D. degree

To find out more or to apply for this opportunity to join Ohio’s premier law firm please send a confidential resume to:

  • Joan M. Horwitz
    CFO & Dir., Human Resources
  • Horwitz & Damicone, LLC
    4992 Foote Rd.
    Medina, OH 44256
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