Robin L. Stanley, Esq.

Robin L. Stanley, Esq.

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Practice Areas:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Probate
  • Estate Administration
  • Guardianships
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Powers of Attorneys
  • General Litigation


Robin L. Stanley graduated from Ledgemont High School in Thompson, Ohio, in 1996, where she was valedictorian. In 2000, she received a Bachelor of Science Degree, magna cum laude with honors from Heidelberg University. She received her J.D. Degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Akron School Of Law in 2003. Ms. Stanley joined Petersen & Ibold in 2004.

Ms. Stanley is a member of the Geauga, Ashtabula, Trumbull and Lake, Ohio, and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associations and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio. She serves on the Board of Directors of Family Pride of Northeast Ohio, Inc., and the Geauga County Fair Foundation. She is the editor of Ipso Jure, a publication of the Geauga County Bar Association.

The practice areas Ms. Stanley emphasizes include probate, wills and trusts, estate planning, guardianships, bankruptcy, and related real estate and small business matters. 


  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2003
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Recipient of Merit-based Full Tuition Scholarship for 3 years
  • Heidelberg University, Tiffin, Ohio
    • B.S.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Honors Program
    • Honors: Outstanding Biology Student of the Year
    • Honors: Outstanding Accounting Student of the Year
  • Ledgemont Local Schools, Thompson, OH

Bar Admission

  • Ohio, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2003

Published Works

Representative Cases


  • Ohio Super Lawyers Risings Star
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under for District

Classes & Seminars

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Licensed Minister of Hartsgrove Community Church, UCC
  • Board of Directors of Family Pride of Northeast Ohio
  • Volunteer, Outdoor Ministries, Heartland Conference, United Church of Christ and Dunkirk Camp and Conference Center, Dunkirk, NY
  • Chairperson of Lantern Fellowship, Heartland Conference, United Church of Christ
  • 4-H Advisor for Lake County Busy Bees 4-H Club

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Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • Geauga County Bar Association, Ipso Jure Editor, Member
  • Trumbull County Bar Association, Member
  • Lake County Bar Association, Member
  • Ashtabula County Bar Association, Member
  • Representative for Geauga Bar Association on the United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Ohio Attorney Constituent Group

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Current Employment Position