Richard Meyer

Richard F. Meyer. Esq. – Founding Partner

PRACTICE AREA AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE


Richard Meyer is a partner of Browning, Meyer & Ball Co., LPA, in their Columbus, Ohio location.

  • Focuses practice on elder law, probate, customized estate planning, including special needs trusts and asset protection planning
  • OSBA Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate Law
  • Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the Ohio State Bar Association Trust & Estate Section and Elder Law Committee, and the Columbus Bar Association Probate Committee.
  • Frequent speaker in the elder law, estate planning and probate related fields for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Ohio State Bar Association and National Business Institute.
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating of AV, which indicates very high to pre-eminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar.
  • Past Chair, Ohio State Bar Association Elder Law and Special Needs Committee
  • Chair, Ohio State Bar Association Elder Law and Special Needs Certification Committee
  • President, Ohio Chapter – National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Ohio Super Lawyer

PUBLICATIONS

  • Probate Law Journal of Ohio, Nov/Dec 05; “H.B. 66 and Medicaid Recovery”
  • NAELA News, Volume 18-Issue 1-2006; “Divorce Elder Law Style”
  • NAELA Journal, Volume 3, Number 2, 2007; “Death Comes to the Attorney”
  • Columbus Lawyers Quarterly, Winter 2010; “What is a Trust Protector and How Might You Use One?”
  • Principal Author, 2014 Edition “Andersons’ Ohio Elder Law Practice Manual”

EDUCATION

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio (J.D., 1980)
  • Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio (B.A., cum laude, 1977)

COURTS & BAR ASSOCIATIONS

  • Ohio Bar (1980)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio (1980)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (1990)
  • U.S. Tax Court (1980)
  • Supreme Court of Ohio (1980)
  • Member: Columbus Bar Association – Sustaining Member
  • Member: Ohio State Bar Association – Sustaining Member
  • Member: Ohio State Bar Association Foundation
  • Member: Ohio Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member: American Bar Association
  • Member: ABA – Law Practice Management Section

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Attorney, Ohio Charity Foundation
  • Attorney, Ohio State Council Knights of Columbus
  • Member: National Academy of Elder Lawyers (NAELA)
  • Member: Board of Directors, Franklin County National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • Member: Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
  • Past Grand Knight – Assumption Council 3727, Knights of Columbus (Supreme Star Council Award)
  • Former Chapter President – Columbus Diocese, Knights of Columbus
  • Former District Deputy – Columbus Diocese, Knights of Columbus (Supreme Star District Award)
  • Former Home Association President – Assumption Council 3727, Knights of Columbus
  • Former Financial Secretary – Assumption Council 3727, Knights of Columbus
  • Former State Membership Director, Knights of Columbus
  • Supreme Council Top Proposer Award – Ohio Knights of Columbus (1991-1992)
  • Supreme Council New Council Development Award – Ohio Knights of Columbus (1993-1994)

NEWS

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