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
     
    Memberships 

    Associations
    American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate Section
    Ohio State Bar Association
    Akron Bar Association; Past Chair, Probate Section

     
    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.

    Awards & Honors
    •Listed in The Best Lawyers in America , (1995 - 2015).
    •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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