Patrick J. Weschler: Lawyer with Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC

Patrick J. Weschler

Phone330.258.6410

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Practice Areas

  • Trusts & Estates
     
    University Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1978
     
    Law SchoolUniversity of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, J.D., 1981
     
    Admitted1981, Ohio; 1985, District of Columbia
     
    BornPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 27, 1956
     
    Biography

    Practice Area & Professional Experience

    · Joined the Firm as an associate in 1988; elected a partner in 1991.

    · Former Chair and Co-chair of the Trust & Estates Practice Group.

    · Over 30 years experience providing estate and business succession planning counsel to clients, and assisting with the structuring of charitable planned gifts.

    · Expertise in the creation and administration of private foundations, charitable split interest trusts, and other planned giving vehicles.

    · Previously practiced law in Washington, D.C., and Cleveland, Ohio.

    Bar Admissions & Associations

    Member: American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate Section

    Member: Ohio State Bar Association

    Member: Akron Bar Association; Past Chair, Probate Section

    Awards & Honors

    · Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® , (1995 - 2014).

    · Received special recognition for 10 consecutive years or more as one of the Best Lawyers in America ®.

    · Recognized as one of Ohio's Super Lawyers™ in 2004 - 2013, as voted by his peers.

    Professional & Civic Involvement

    Member: Order of the Coif

    Member, Advisory Board: Lisle M. Buckingham Endowment Fund

    Member, Board of Trustees: Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania

    Member, Vice-Chair and Board of Directors: Humane Society of Greater Akron

    Member, Advisory Board: WKSU - FM (Kent State University Public Radio)

    Member, Cabinet: Leave a Legacy, Akron, Ohio

    President and Director: Betty and John Jacobson Foundation

    Member, Chair: Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs Technology Committee

    Past Member: Virginia Law Review

    Presentations & Publications

    Co-author: "Estate Tax Relief Does Not Reduce Need for Planning" (Law You Can Use)

    Frequent speaker on trust and estates and charitable law issues for various organizations and clients.

    Presentations Include:

    "Snowbird Rules" - Change of Domicile

    Post-Mortem Planning

    Business Succession Planning

    Planned Giving for Charitable Organizations

    Social Media Issues and Charitable Organizations

     
    ISLN902838626
     


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    Office Information

    Patrick J. Weschler

    3800 Embassy Parkway, Suite 300
    AkronOH 44333




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