PRACTICE AREA: Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law
Mr. Gibbs serves on the Firm's Board of Directors and is the Chairperson of the Estate Planning, Probate, and Elder Law Department. Licensed to practice in Ohio and Florida, he is certified by the Ohio Stat Bar Association as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law. Mr. Gibbs focuses his practice on providing creative and sophisticated estate, tax and business planning advice to business owners and wealthy individuals.
Mr. Gibb’s estate planning practice includes estate, gift, business succession, and family tax planning; drafting of Wills, Trust Agreements, Powers of Attorney and associated documents; life insurance planning, including the design of life insurance trusts; education planning; and post-mortem tax planning.
Additionally, Mr. Gibbs guides owners of closely held businesses through the options and steps of succession planning, including buy-sell agreements, stock transfer restriction agreements, buy-outs, voting control arrangements, close corporation agreements, multi-generational transfers of business interests and operating agreements for limited liability companies.
Mr. Gibbs is listed in the 2010 through 2018 editions of The Best Lawyers in America© (Trusts and Estates and Litigation-Trusts & Estates), has been selected to the 2011 through 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers© List, and was recognized as an Ohio Rising Star in 2009.
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1996 - Case Western Reserve University (J.D. cum laude)
1991 - Fordham University (B.A. cum laude)
Lorain County Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Estate Planning Council of Cleveland
National Association of Estate Planners & Councils
The Humanitarian Society of the United Way of Greater Cleveland (2008-Present)
Southern Cuyahoga United Way (Co-Chair, Humanitarian Section, 2008)
St. Ignatius Class Agent
The First Tee of Cleveland (Former Board Member and Committee Chair)
John Carroll University Entrepreneurs Association (Former Board Member and Committee Chair)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
State of Ohio
U.S. Tax Court
State of Florida
2016 - Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
2010-2016, 2018-2019 - The Best Lawyers in America©
2011-2018 - Ohio Super Lawyers© List
2009 - Ohio Rising Star
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