John H. Burson: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

John H. Burson

Phone419.321.1258

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law / Business Organizations
  • Estate Planning
  • Taxation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Estate Administration
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Real Estate
 
University Williams College, B.A., 1965
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1968; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation, 1973
 
Admitted1968, Ohio
 
Memberships 

Professional and Community Affiliations

•Toledo Bar Association
•Ohio State Bar Association
•The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
•Ohio State Bar Association, Taxation Committee
•National Association of Estate Planners and Estate Planning Councils, past President
•Toledo Estate Planning Council, past President
•Toledo Bar Association Taxation Committee, past Chairman
•University of Findlay, Trustee Emeritus
•United States Naval Reserve Judge Advocate General's Corp., Retired Captain

 
BornFindlay, Ohio, June 26, 1943
 
Biography

John H. Burson is certified as an Accredited Estate Planner and a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. His principal areas of practice are estate planning, corporate and taxation law.

John has extensive experience in representing closely-held family businesses with respect to sophisticated business tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, benefit planning, trust and estate planning and charitable gift planning. He serves on the board of directors of numerous family businesses and serves as counsel to private family foundations. He has substantial experience in representing clients before the appellate division of the IRS, and with respect to corporate taxation, estate taxation and valuation issues, before The Tax Court of the United States, the Sixth Circuit of Appeals, the United States Court of Claims and the State of Ohio Board of Tax Appeals.

John has lectured nationally on estate planning to estate planning councils and national business organizations and writes articles for national trusts and estates publications. He is a retired Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Honors
• Best Lawyers in America, 1993 - 2015
• Ohio Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2004 - 2012
• AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

News Releases

08.21.2014 82 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015

06.30.2014 John H. Burson Selected to Serve as Board Chairman of the Chaine des Rotisseurs Foundation

08.15.2013 83 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014

08.28.2012 81 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013

12.20.2011 Shumaker Attorneys Named to 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars

09.07.2011 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America 2012

12.20.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2011 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars

08.12.2010 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

 
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John H. Burson

1000 Jackson Street
ToledoOH 43604-5573




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