John J. Frank
with dual bachelor’s degrees from the State University of New York
at Buffalo which were followed by graduate work in the fields of
Communications and Anthropology specializing in Persuasion.
Thereafter, in 1998 John completed his JD at Cleveland State
University where he participated in the Russian Foreign Studies
Program. After receiving his JD John became licensed to practice
law in Ohio and New York. Before forming Frank and Kornblut John
managed and operated John J. Frank Co. for several years. John has
18 years of practice experience including large firm, as well as,
solo practice. During his two decades of practice he has gained
extensive experience in handling a wide range of commercial,
business, creditor/debtor, litigation and insurance related
matters; including but not limited to, Commercial Collections,
Retail Collections, Insurance Subrogation, Tax Collections,
Commercial Defense, Insurance Defense, Receiverships, Landlord /
Tenant, White Collar Fraud Recovery, International Collections,
Business Litigation and Complex Litigation.
Professional affiliations include:
• Ohio Bar
• New York Bar
Russell D. Kornblut
AV Peer Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Russell is the Administrative Partner for Frank & Kornblut, LLC. After 26 years as a General Counsel for large financial institutions as well as being a partner in several highly ranked mid-size national law firms Russell formed his own practice in 2011 to best serve his clients. His goal was cost effective legal services delivered with maximum results and efficiently serving his client’s needs. Russell is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Florida and regularly practices in both State and federal Courts in Ohio and Florida.
With 32 years of experience Russell has expertise in the legal disciplines that Frank & Kornblut practices. He is an expert in all facets of real estate law and focuses his practice on general civil and commercial litigation, corporate law, creditor’s rights, regulatory and compliance, landlord-tenant, and financial institution representation.
Russell’s clients are all sizes. They include Fortune 500 companies, banks and financial institutions, large and small businesses and many, many individuals. Each client is treated the same regardless of your legal matter and being responsive to your legal needs is always a priority. While actively practicing Russell is also a frequent speaker at local and national continuing legal education seminars for attorneys, industry based clients, and real estate agents. He has also served as a past visiting professor at Lake Erie College in the Parker MBA Program, and instructs his students, in Business Law, Business Management, and Ethics.
Russell graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University where he also taught Political Science in the Honor’s program before earning his law degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law. Since being admitted to the Bar in 1985, he has worked hard to deliver for all his clients, earning the highest possible AV peer rating on Martindale Hubbell.
Russell is also very active in the Community and is an Officer of the Cleveland Chapter of the Indiana University Alumni Club and a past President. Russell also co-chairs two separate 501 C-3 Non-Profits benefitting brain cancer research and for housing and support of victims of Domestic Violence.
Professional affiliations include:
• Ohio Bar
• Florida Bar
• Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
• Ohio State Bar Association
Millie is a bilingual litigation paralegal and she assists the Attorneys at Frank & Kornblut, in creating litigation readiness systems and risk management controls. Millie attended Cuyahoga Community College specializing in Paralegal Studies. She has been a lead Paralegal at a few diverse law firms that have allowed her to expand her knowledge base and develop skills in different areas of the law. She has been a Paralegal for over ten years and has assisted attorneys in cases that deal with real estate, civil and business litigation, criminal defense, creditor defense, consumer defense, and product liability cases. While also attending yearly FDCPA training and any other training courses with hands on learning from our Attorneys ensuring development and expansion to her current knowledge base.
Millie will help you in your communications with our Attorneys to provide the best legal services possible and to always be responsive to your individual legal needs.