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Christine Sabio Socrates


Chair, Estate Planning & Probate


Christine (“Tina”) Sabio Socrates has over 25 years of experience in estate planning and probate law representing individuals, married couples, professionals and business owners. Her vast experience in estate planning ranges from estates modest in size to the very large and sophisticated estates. This includes helping clients with everything from a simple will and power of attorney to revocable trusts and complicated trust planning designed to achieve specific goals like wealth transfer, business succession, asset protection, charitable giving or minimizing estate tax liability. Tina utilizes a team approach to estate planning, working with individual clients along with their financial, insurance, and accounting advisors to formulate the “right” plan to achieve their goals.

In addition to estate planning, Tina has significant experience in probate/trust administration, adoption and guardianship representing fiduciaries in several counties throughout the state of Ohio.

Tina is dedicated to providing clients with quality representation with minimal delay.

Civic & Professional Involvement

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • The Lawyers Guild of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

Bar Admissions

  • All Ohio State Courts


  • Gilmour Academy (1985)
  • Boston College (B.A. Economics, 1989)
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (JD, 1992)
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law (LLM Taxation, 1998)