Jennifer Kangas Berendt
Jennifer’s legal work currently focuses on estate planning, elder law, public sector law, real estate development law, business law and contracts. She graduated from the University of Akron School of Law Honors College summa cum laude and also has a Masters degree in Public Administration and a Certificate in Economic Development from the Cleveland State University Levin College of Urban Affairs. Jennifer is licensed to practice law in Ohio and is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Akron Bar Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Estate Planning Council of Cleveland.
Before attending law school, Jennifer worked in economic development in both the public and private sectors. She also has a Masters degree in Music in French Horn Performance from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and a Bachelors degree in Music from Kent State University. She has worked as a free-lance musician in Northeast Ohio for more than 20 years.
Jennifer is a lifelong Ohio resident. She lives in Aurora with her husband and four children.