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Estess, Kim

Kim Estess, Esq., is dually certified as a specialist in elder law by the National Elder Law Foundation and the Ohio State Bar Association and certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law by the OSBA.

Her practice focuses on estate planning, estate administration, elder law, asset protection, Medicaid, special needs planning and guardianships.

"I firmly believe that providing outstanding service requires more than just excellent legal work — it also involves taking the time to establish a strong relationship with each client in order to truly understand their unique family situation and goals," she says.

 

Company
O'Diam & Estess Law Group, Inc.
Website URL
8039 Washington Village Drive, Suite 110
Centerville
45458
County
Montgomery
Phone
(937) 458-0574
Meyer, Richard F.

Founded by Richard F. Meyer, R.F. Meyer & Associates LLC features highly regarded attorneys and a professional legal staff with decades of experience.

The experienced staff offers clients outstanding service in the firm’s specialized areas of practice, including elder law, estate planning and administration, probate administration and trust administration. Our practice also includes asset preservation, tax planning, guardianships, special needs planning, and Medicaid eligibility planning and litigation.

With offices conveniently located in Worthington, Ohio, we offer a wide array of legal services to assist you and your family as you move through the stages of life.

Find much more info at our website, ElderLaw.US.

Company
R. F. Meyer & Associates LLC, Attorneys at Law
Website URL
450 W. Wilson Bridge Rd, Ste 380
Worthington
43085
Phone
(614) 407-7900
Fax
(614) 407-7905
O’Diam, Brittany D.

Brittany D. O'Diam, CELA, is a dually Certified Specialist in Elder Law by the OSBA and the National Elder Law Foundation, and she is also an OSBA Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law. Brittany concentrates her practice on estate planning, estate administration, guardianships, Medicaid, asset protection, special needs planning and elder law. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Past-President, Ohio Chapter); ElderCounsel, LLC, a national network of elder law attorneys; WealthCounsel, LLC, a national organization of estate planning attorneys; Ohio State Bar Association (Vice Chair, Elder & Special Needs Law Section); Florida Bar Association, Dayton Bar Association (Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Committee; and Greene County Bar Association. Brittany also serves as an Ohio Department of Medicaid Stakeholder Liaison, the Chair of the Board of Trustees for The Disability Foundation, and a member of the Business Advisory Council for the Greene County Educational Services Center.

Brittany devotes much of her time to educating the public as well as professional advisors and service organizations about estate planning, as well as the options available to help the elderly and special needs population. She received her BS in Journalism cum laude from Ohio University, and her JD cum laude from the University of Akron School of Law. She is licensed to practice in both Ohio and Florida, and she lives in Beavercreek, Ohio with her husband and their two children.

Company
O'Diam & Estess Law Group, Inc.
Website URL
8039 Washington Village Drive, Suite 110
Centerville
45458
County
Montgomery
Phone
937-458-0574
Fax
(937) 458-0579
Sutton, Maggie L.

Maggie L. Sutton has worked with Richard Taps since 2011. She is a graduate of Indiana University Kelley School of Business with a degree in Accounting. Maggie received her law degree from Capital University in 2011, cum laude, where she was both Secretary and Treasurer of the Board of the Women’s Law Association. She is a volunteer with the Legal Aid Society, helping elderly and low-income individuals with their estate planning needs.

Prior to law school, Maggie worked in Chicago as a tax accountant for a large accounting firm. She has experience preparing business and individual tax returns for high net worth individuals.

Maggie is certified in elder law by the National Elder Law Foundation. There are only 30 attorneys in Ohio who are certified in elder law.

Maggie grew up in Worthington and lives there with her husband and children. She enjoys reading, exercising, running half marathons, and sewing. She also enjoys rooting on the Buckeyes and Colts during football season and the Hoosiers during basketball season.

Company
Taps Sutton & Roshon, LLC
Website URL
400 S. Fifth St., Ste. 103
Columbus
43215
County
Franklin
Phone
(614) 443-8000
Fax
614-443-8106
Vonau, Christopher

Chris Vanau joined the Decker Vanau firm in 2008 as a law clerk and is now a partner. He received his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and his law degree from Capital University Law School. He is the son of one of the founding partners, Jim Vonau.
Chris’ practice areas include estate planning and probate matters; business formation, operation, transactions, and other matters; and residential, commercial, and investment real estate matters; guardianships; construction-related disputes.
Like his father, Chris is a member of both the Ohio and Columbus Bar Associations.  He is a member of the Gahanna Community Improvement Corporation (CIC), Family and Youth Law Center (FYLaw) at Capital University, Volunteer Guardianship Program, the Catholic Foundation Professional Advisors Group (PAG), Columbus Foundation Professional Council, and The Ohio State Unversity Office of Estate and Gift Planning Professional Advisory Council.
Chris also chairs the Columbus Bar Association’s Estate Planning and Trust Committee.
Chris co-authored “Ohio Mechanics’ Lien”, a book published for fellow practitioners and contractors as a guide through the various topics of Ohio mechanics’ lien law.
As an avid supporter and alumnus of Saint Charles Preparatory High School in Bexley, Ohio, Chris is the current varsity head soccer coach at St. Charles. He enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, Brittany, and his three children, Jackson, Barrett and Reese.
Company
Decker Vonau, LLC
620 E. Broad St., Ste 200
Columbus
43215
County
Franklin
Phone
614-242-4242
Fax
614-242-4243