President

Brittany Horseman O’Diam
Brittany Horseman O’Diam’s practice focuses on estate planning, elder law, asset protection, Medicaid and long term care planning. She also practices extensively in guardianships and estate administration. She is passionate about helping her clients create and execute plans for all of the “what ifs” life can bring, crafting each plan to address the unique aspects of each client’s circumstances. There is no such thing as one size fits all planning.

Brittany maintains an active presence in her community, as well as in the estate planning and elder law community. She is the Chair of the Board of Trustees for The Disability Foundation and she serves as volunteer legal counsel for the Greene County Community Foundation. She is a member of WealthCounsel and ElderCounsel, which are national networks of estate planning and elder law attorneys. She is active in the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), serving as the President Elect of the Ohio Chapter. Brittany is also a member of the Ohio State Bar Association (Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section and Elder Law Committee), the Florida Bar Association, the Dayton Bar Association (Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Committee), and the Greene County Bar Association.

Brittany is licensed to practice law in both Ohio and Florida. Brittany graduated cum laude from the University of Akron School of Law. She obtained her BS in journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, cum laude. She was a fifth generation graduate of Beavercreek High School and she is a second generation estate planning attorney. She is now happily settled in Beavercreek with her husband, Adam Horseman, and their children and dogs.

Vice President

Jennifer Sitterley Baum
Jennifer H. Sitterley Baum is a principal member of Sitterley, Vandervoort, & Davis, Ltd. in Lancaster, Ohio where she concentrates primarily in the areas of Elder Law, Probate, and Estate Planning, including trusts, medicaid planning, veterans benefits, and asset protection.

Member of the Ohio and National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
Board Member of the Fairfield County United Way
Solicitor for the Village of Sugar Grove, Ohio
Member of the Fairfield Medical Center Advance Directives Committee
President of the Southeast Ohio Sight Center

Secretary

Maggie L. Sutton
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.

ADMISSIONS
Supreme Court of Ohio, 2011
Supreme Court of Indiana, 2013
Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs

BAR ASSOCIATIONS
Columbus Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association

MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Women Lawyers of Franklin County
Worthington Estate Planning Council
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), current Secretary of the Ohio chapter
Community Fund Management Foundation, currently on the Board of Trustees

Treasurer

Richard F. Meyer
Attorney Richard F. Meyer is the founding partner of R.F. Meyer & Associates LLC in Worthington, Ohio. Serving individuals and families throughout Franklin County and all of central Ohio, Mr. Meyer devotes his practice exclusively to estate planning, elder law and probate, and he has nearly 40 years of experience helping his clients establish and enforce their final wishes and create lasting legacies for their loved ones.

Certified as a specialist in estate planning, trusts and probate law by the Ohio State Bar Association, Mr. Meyer provides customized solutions to those seeking to protect themselves, their assets and their heirs for the future. Handling all areas of estate planning, he has extensive experience helping his clients establish special needs trusts and other instruments for their unique circumstances and goals, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many throughout his community discover the peace of mind that comes from a well-planned estate.

A 1977 cum laude graduate of Marietta College, Mr. Meyer attended Capital University Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1980. The Ohio State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Court of Ohio.

Widely regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Meyer has written extensively and conducted lectures before various professional legal organizations on a variety of topics related to estate planning and administration and elder law.

He is also highly active in his legal community, as evidenced by his memberships with several local, state and national bar associations. He currently serves as treasurer of the Ohio Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and he is the past chair for the elder law and special needs committee of the Ohio State Bar Association.

Recognized for his professionalism and service, Mr. Meyer holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has received top ratings from Avvo and other client and peer review sources, as well as numerous other awards and accolades.