Jeffrey A. Easterday - Of Counsel
Jeff Easterday, a founding partner of Barrett, Easterday, Cunningham & Eselgroth LLP, is a native of Delaware, Ohio. He majored in Agricultural Economics at The Ohio State University, graduating cum laude in 1976. He received his law degree from Capital University in 1983. Jeff worked in agricultural lending for 14 years with the Farm Credit system, serving as branch manager, special accounts officer, and as an appraiser. Jeff has practiced law, serving land owners, agricultural producers, businesses and agribusinesses, and individuals, for more than 20 years.
Jeff’s areas of practice include real estate, contracts, will and estate planning, estate and trust administration, estate, gift and income tax for individuals, fiduciaries and business entities, and business formation and operation. Jeff has also worked in business and trust litigation including serving as lead trial attorney.
He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, a member of the OSBA Agricultural Law committee. He has served as chairman of the legislative subcommittee and testified before Ohio congressional committees. He is a member and past President of the Delaware County Bar Association. Jeff has served as an educator for the Ohio State Income Tax School, the OSBA Agricultural Law Symposium, and as a presenter for various seminars, workshops and meetings. Jeff holds an Ohio certified general appraisal license. He has been active in a variety of community, charitable, and church activities in a variety of roles. As a youth, Jeff was active in FFA, participated in music and sports activities, was inducted into the National Honor Society, and operated a small crop and swine farming operation with his brothers.
Jeff and his wife enjoy travel, including visits to her family in Mexico (Jeff is trying to learn Spanish).
U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1984
Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio, 1983
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1976
Bachelor of Science
Honors: Cum Laude
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Ohio State Bar Association
Agricultural Law Committee
Delaware County Bar Association
2007 – 2008, Past President
American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
American Agricultural Law Association
Ohio Agricultural Council