Katherine Friedell

Of Counsel

Katherine focuses her practice on family law. She practices in the domestic relations court, handling divorces, dissolutions and post decree matters; and in the juvenile court private custody disputes and modifications and child support matters including the initial establishment of child support and modification of child support. 

Katherine is an active  Guardian ad Litem in the Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court and in the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court.

Katherine advises clients before their contemplated marriage on the pros and cons of pre-marital agreements and has been involved in the negotiation and drafting of pre-marital agreements.

Before becoming an attorney in 1992, Katherine taught high school English at Hawken School and was actively involved in her community and its schools. Katherine is an involved member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and has been a part of its 3 R’s Program since its inception in 2006.

Katherine received her B.A. in English from The University of Michigan, Master of Arts in English from Case Western Reserve University and graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law with honors.



“Have used John Zoller to represent me in a divorce case & he has done an excellent job on getting results in a timely fashion. His office has been very timely in responses and he is very easy to talk to, good listener. I highly recommend him.”

Eddy P.

“Lisa & John:

I wish I could have the opportunity to thank you in person. I want to thank you for all your support, love, encouragement, and legal guidance through this unexpected time in my life. Here’s to becoming! Be well and take care!”

Kristie T.

“Thank you again for treating me not just as a client … thanks for listening, and truly listening!”

Mary Ann K.

“I just wanted to thank you again for all that you have done for me over the past year … you are great at your job!”

Angela B.

“Mary, thank you again for everything you did to help me get through our divorce process. I always appreciated your professionalism and calm, caring, patient demeanor. I strongly believe in the collaborative process-we are all doing well and remain a close family. I’m glad that I had you to represent me.”

Janine R.

“Words cannot describe the gratitude I have in my heart for you. I can’t imagine going on this journey with anyone else.”

Liz T.

“Please keep doing what you do, and know you are changing lives for the better! THANK YOU!”

Tina T.

“You and your team always had a calming and professional way of handling every situation that arose.  I understand that we are never truly out of the woods in a situation like this, but it’s a comforting feeling knowing that I have you and your team on my side in the future.”

Bill M.

“Thanks for all your help and optimistic comments – it’s definitely keeping me from just giving up! ”

Isabel S.

“Thank you so much for the compassionate and thorough advice you’ve given generously thought this stressful and frustrating family drama.”

Maysan H.

“From the first phone call, you were both wonderful professionals. So glad I made the right call.”

Lynn S.

“You graciously guided me through a very challenging time in my life and always sought to provide me with all the possible options in every decision I had to make.”

Donna R.

“I don’t wish divorce upon anyone, but if I know someone who needs a good and caring attorney, I will definitely recommend you!”

Bonnie K.

“Thank you so much for suggesting the Retrouvaille weekend to us … it means a lot that you would reach out to perfect strangers like that!”

Sean B.

“Thank you for understanding me and my feelings. Thank you for helping to make my miracle come true. You are the best.”

Bella, Guardian ad litem child client

“You have been a blessing in my life and I am grateful.”

Jennifer L.

“Mary helps turn the table on negative reputations of divorce attorneys. Her calm manner and meticulous attention to detail was a blessing to me as I went through the arduous journey of my divorce proceedings. I strongly recommend Mary Biacsi and her firm and I am thankful to Jeff Nischwitz for introducing me to her.”

Shelly S., Cleveland, OH




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