Emily Honsa Hicks
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  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University (J.D., 2009)
  • University of Notre Dame (Executive Certificate in Negotiation, 2006)
  • Hiram College (B.A., Social Science, 2004)


Bar Admissions
  • Ohio
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Supreme Court



  • Barrister, William K. Thomas Inns of Court
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Young Lawyer Liason, ABA Fair Access to Services Committee
  • Past Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Past Member Ohio State Bar Association
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Catholic Lawyers Guild of the Diocese of Cleveland
  • Past Member, Risk Management Association International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
  • Past Member, Turnaround Management Association


  • Board of Directors, The Refugee Response
  • Board of Directors, Les Delices
  • Member, Village of Chagrin Falls 2021 Charter Review Commission
  • Member, Chagrin Falls School Board Budget & Finance Committee
  • Member, Chagrin Valley Little Theater Women’s Committee
  • Member, Chagrin Falls Beautification Committee
  • Charitable Giving Board, Church of the Resurrection
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, TMA NextGEN
  • Past Co-Dean, Cleveland Alumni Board for Delta Theta Phi
  • Past Vice President of Volunteers, Minds Matter Cleveland
  • Past Membership Chair, City Club of Cleveland
  • Past Member, Cleveland Counsel for World Affairs Young Professionals


  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), American Bankers Association, 2018

Outside the office

In her spare time, Emily loves leading her Cub Scout den on new adventures. She is also actively involved in her community and sits on several advisory boards.