John C. Lucas

John C. Lucas: Attorney with Isaac Wiles Burkholder & Teetor, LLC
  • Partner at Isaac Wiles Burkholder & Teetor, LLC (55 Attorneys)
  • The Miranova Building, Two Miranova Place, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215-5098
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His keen understanding of both human nature and financial numbers have helped John Lucas build a long successful career in helping clients.

He has over three decades of experience advising family businesses, contractors, homebuilders and real estate developers on a variety of legal matters ranging from entity formation, tax planning, and succession planning to general business matters.

With a background as a certified public accountant with the tax department of a “Big Eight” public accounting firm, John brings tax planning and financial expertise to his client’s projects. He also has an extensive estate planning practice, attending to the estate and succession planning needs of his clients.

He is one of only a handful of attorneys in Ohio certified by the Ohio State Bar Association and recognized by the Ohio Supreme Court as both a Specialist in Federal Taxation Law and Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law.

John is Chair of the Estate Planning, Trust & Probate and Tax Law practice groups at Isaac Wiles.


•Certified Public Accountant State of Ohio
•OSBA Certified Specialist In Federal Taxation Law
•OSBA Certified Specialist In Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law

articles & presentations


•Significant 2018 Federal Income Tax Changes for Business Owners, Building Insider, September/October 2018

•New Income Tax Deduction for Certain Business Owners, Columbus CEO, March 13, 2018

•Positive Changes to Ohio Custodial Accounts for Minors


Able Accounts, Professional Advisor Group of The Catholic Foundation, 2015
Tax Relief Act of 2010-Estate Gift and GST Tax and Business Changes, Columbus Bar Association Taxing Matters Series, Business Tax Committee, 2011
Are You Addressing Estate Tax Repeal?, The Professional Advisors Group of the Catholic Foundation, 2010

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Business
  • Estate Planning, Trust & Probate
  • Tax
  • Health Care
  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
614-826-6938  Phone
614.340.7436  Phone
University Attended:
Miami University, B.A., Accounting, 1973
Law School Attended:
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1987, U.S. Tax Court; 1980, U.S District Court, Southern District of Ohio; 2014, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1976, Ohio

Professional & Community Activities


•American Bar Association, Taxation Committee
•Ohio State Bar Association
•Columbus Bar Association, Estate Planning, Trusts, Probate, Federal Tax, and Special Needs Trusts
•American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Tax Section
•Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
•Building Industry Association of Central Ohio, Associate Member


•The William H. Davis, Dorothy M. Davis and William C. Davis Foundation, Vice President and Treasurer, Director-a supporting organization of The Columbus Foundation.
•The Catholic Foundation of Columbus, Professional Advisor Group
•The Columbus Foundation, Professional Council
•St Brigid of Kildare Catholic Church, Dublin, Ohio, Planned Giving Committee

Birth Information:
Columbus, Ohio, April 20, 1951
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Columbus, Ohio

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