Cheryl is an attorney joining the firm in 2018. Prior to her employment with Hoover Kacyon, Cheryl served as an assistant prosecutor working with Children Services on cases of abused, neglected and dependent children. In that capacity, Cheryl worked diligently alongside social workers and Guardians Ad Litem on behalf of hundreds of children and families to produce outcomes in the best interest of the children. She has extensive litigation and negotiation experience and has completed 52 hours of mediation training.

Cheryl is a graduate of The Ohio State University, with a B.A. in Journalism. Prior to law school, Cheryl was a writer and editor in the Akron and Cleveland areas for business-to-business publications. Cheryl’s coverage of legislation affecting industry in Northeast Ohio earned her recognition from The Cleveland Press Club. While she initially intended to practice media law, Cheryl soon realized that family law is her calling. Cheryl is looking forward to expanding her practice to include all areas of family law and adoption.

Cheryl is a member of the Akron Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.