About The Kabb Law Firm

Kabb Law is an Elder Law and Care Firm in Beachwood, OH, specializing in the needs of local senior citizens and veterans.

We’ve spent years helping Cleveland-area seniors and service veterans take care of their legal issues and plan for long-term care. We help clients lay the foundation to live safely and with the dignity they deserve.

Our team has seasoned experts on staff to help you or your loved ones get the benefits you need and deserve.

The Kabb Law Firm takes a holistic, full-service approach to every case we handle. We have the staff in house to help you through every step of the process you’re going through.

We’re the first elder law firm in Northeast Ohio to have a full-time social worker and public benefits coordinator on staff making us an Elder Law and Care Firm.
These professionals have the qualifications and the experience to help you plan for your long-term care, and to help you access the benefits you’re eligible for but might need help to apply to get.

In addition to our care and public benefits coordinators, we have a team of experienced attorneys to help you with your legal issues.

While we specialize in long-term care issues for seniors, we have the expertise we need to help you with many of the most common issues that affect seniors and veterans.

These include:

Planning for the future can get complicated for seniors. If you live in the Beachwood, OH, area and you think you might need professional help with legal issues particular to seniors and veterans, callcontact or visit Kabb Law to consult with our team.

We can help you plan, fund and enjoy a safe and comfortable retirement, get the benefits you deserve and take care of your assets as part of a comprehensive estate plan that gives you peace of mind.

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Meet Our Team

Kabb Law is an Elder Law and Care Firm in Beachwood, OH, that specializes in the needs of local senior citizens and veterans.

Rachel A. Kabb-Effron, Esq. - Certified Elder Law Attorney

Rachel A. Kabb-Effron, Esq., CELA


Rachel is the owner of the firm and has been since 2001. She holds a Bachelors in Political Science from the University of Cincinnati and law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. She is a Certified Elder law attorney from the National Elder Law Foundation and the Ohio State Bar Association.  She is a member of the adjunct faculty at her law school. She enjoys theatre, dancing and singing in her spare time. She has been married to her husband since 1996 and has two daughters.

Full Bio

Kenneth S. Kabb, Esq.

Of Counsel

Ken is of counsel with the firm and was its founder in 1984. Following a career as a mechanical and medical engineer, he earned his law degree from Cleveland Marshall Law School in 1969. Ken has been helping veterans win compensation from the VA for over 12 years and is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates. Ken holds a Private Pilots License as well as a Coast Guard 100 ton Masters license and NRA firearms instructor certification. He established the North Coast Sailing School which closed after seven years so he could go off cruising. His sailing adventures included a three year voyage from Cleveland, Ohio to Venezuela and return via Bermuda, Tortola the Caribbean, Bahamas and east coast of the United States.

Allyson Turk

Accredited VA Claims Agent & Senior Paralegal

Ally is a U.S. Army Veteran who was stationed in Germany as an All-Source Intelligence Analyst. She holds an A.A.S. Degree in Criminal Justice and an A.A.B. in Paralegal Studies from Lakeland Community College. She graduated Magna Cum Laude for both degrees and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. She is continuing her education at Youngstown State University to finish her bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW) next spring. She is an Accredited VA Claims Agent and holds an active membership to the National Organization of Veterans Advocates (NOVA). Ally has a strong passion for helping Veterans and enjoys volunteering with The Subzero Mission, camping, and off-roading her Jeep in her free time.

Jennifer Evans


Coming Soon

Legal Assistant

Darlene Toman

Office Manager

Darlene or as we call her “Mama Dar” is the heart of our firm. As office manager, she makes sure the lights stay on and that the cases are handled properly. She went to the school of hard knocks and worked for years in Courts and law firms across the area. She loves flying planes with her husband and checking out local wineries. She also loves spending time with her kids and grandkids! Darlene is your go-to person if you haven’t heard back from someone at the firm or need special attention.

Richard Weiss

Insurance and Benefits Provider

While Rich is not technically part of the staff of The Kabb Law Firm, he does share space here. He holds a degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University. Rich helps clients with funeral trusts, annuities, and Medicare supplemental insurance. He is an avid golfer and tennis player and enjoys spending time in Palm Springs, California.

Carolyn Lechner

Elder Care Coordinator

Carolyn Lechner has worked for The Kabb Law Firm for over five years. She has a degree in Sociology from Allegheny College and a Masters of Science in Social Administration from The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. She also has a certificate in grant writing from Notre Dame University. Carolyn has worked in long-term care, hospice and case management settings over the course of her career, but has found working with The Kabb Law Firm to be the most effective and satisfying way in which to advocate for elders in the community and their families.

Mia Effron

The Boss’ Kid

She is a 9th Grader at Orange High School where she is a Varsity Soccer player and as well as a member of the Softball team. She is often found buried in the file room under the papers that need to be filed. She loves soccer and shooting guns with her Grandpa Ken.


The new office Dog


The Office Dog, R.I.P

Jake was our office dog.  His primary job was to check on the employees and clients all day.  Secondly he was able to find any rays of sunlight in the office.  He loved destroying toys and eating as well as bugging people for food. We miss you Jake