Lauren M. Zidones


Lauren is developing her practice in commercial and residential real estate, Landlord and Tenant issues and lease negotiations, corporate formation and organization, and Oil, Gas and Mineral interest issues. 

Lauren is an accomplished leader who is eager to help clients achieve their goals.

Contact Information

75 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44308


The University of Akron School of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
Kent State University, B.A., Paralegal Studies Major, Criminal Justice Minor, Magna Cum Laude


Prior to law school, Lauren was a Paralegal with a pet insurance company based in Akron, Ohio and assisted with drafting and reviewing business contracts, managed the entity’s Secretary of State business filings, and managed insurance agent license compliance. She also worked as a Probate Paralegal and drafted various probate court forms.

During law school, Lauren was elected the Student Bar Association President and was an Ex-Officio Director on the Akron Bar Association. She also served two years as a Student Representative on the Student Disciplinary Committee. She was an Assistant Editor on the Akron Law Review and her student note was selected for publication. Lauren was also a Student Ambassador for the Akron Law Admissions Office and spoke with prospective and admitted students about attending law school.

Lauren was selected as a Summer Legal Intern at The J.M. Smucker Company in Orrville, Ohio where she expanded her corporate governance knowledge and performed in-depth research on laws relating to business matters.

Prior to her admission into the Bar, Lauren spent nearly two years expanding her knowledge and experience as a law clerk for BMD and was a participant in the firm's Summer Associate Program where she worked alongside the Business & Corporate Law group and conducted in-depth legal research and assisted with drafting Operating Agreements, Commercial and Residential Real Estate Purchase Agreements, Leases, Employment Agreements, and Corporate Formation and Governance documents.

In her free time, Lauren enjoys doing yoga, hiking in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park with her wife and their two dogs, going to Cleveland sports games, and trying new local restaurants.

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association 

Professional & Civic Affiliations

Presentations & Publications

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