Tanja M. Holecek, Partner

Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg
6055 Rockside Woods Boulevard, Suite 200
Cleveland, Ohio 44131
T: (216) 642-3342
F: (216) 520-0145

With years of experience in the area of family law, Ms. Holecek offers her clients personalized assistance and guidance in pre-marital and marital issues, divorce, dissolution, support and other domestic relations matters.  She also represents clients in cases involving children’s issues, including child support and custody.

While Ms. Holecek has extensive experience in the litigation of complex family law cases, she believes in the utilization of creative divorce resolution methods (including the collaborative divorce model and mediation).  To this end, Ms. Holecek has successfully completed Professional Mediation Training provided by the Ohio Supreme Court, including Specialized Family and Divorce Mediation Training.  She has fully satisfied the requirements established by the Supreme Court of Ohio Dispute Resolution Section under Rule 16 of the Rules of Superintendence to serve as a domestic relations and family law mediator in all Ohio Courts.

Ms. Holecek is a member of the Cleveland Academy of Collaborative Professionals and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Up Side of Downs, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing support, education, and advocacy for individuals with Down Syndrome and their families.

Since 2015, Ms. Holecek has been a featured speaker at the annual Ohio State Bar Association program, “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: Introduction to Domestic Relations Law and Practice”.

Ms. Holecek practices in the Domestic Relations Court of the following counties:

  • Cuyahoga
  • Lake
  • Geauga
  • Summit
  • Medina
  • Portage

Practice Area


  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1989
  • B.S., John Carroll University, 1986

Membership / Honors / Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell’s Highest Possible Rating in both legal ability and ethical standards, AV (Preeminent)
  • Peer Voted, Best Lawyers
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Geauga County Bar Association
  • Portage County Bar Association
  • Cleveland Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Up Side Of Downs