Russell N. Cunningham, Partner

Russell N. Cunningham - Partner

Russell was a Co-Author with James Skeeles, OSU Extension Educator, on the Estate Planning Letter Study Course, 2004 Edition and 2007, 2009 and 2012 online Fact Sheet Series, and was a Co-Author of OSU Extension’s other online estate planning materials. Russell is a multi-year recipient of the “Ohio Super Lawyer” designation from Law & Politics Magazine and was recognized as a “Top Lawyer” by Columbus CEO Magazine.

He has more than 29 years experience in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, trust planning, and probate. He has worked closely with business owners on succession planning issues. He is a member of the Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Section of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Estate and Gift Tax and Probate Court Committees of the Columbus Bar Association.


Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, OSBA, 2003

Bar Admissions:

Ohio, 1989


Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1989
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Order of the Coif
Honors: Singer Prize for Excellence in Business and Commercial Law, 1989

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1986
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Honors: Pacesetter Outstanding Senior-Academics; Leadership-College of Business

Honors and Awards:

Singer Prize for Excellence in Business and Commercial Law, 1989

Pacesetter Outstanding Senior in Academics and Leadership in College of Business, 1986

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Ohio State Bar Association, 1989 – Present Member
Columbus Bar Association, 1989 – Present Member
Christian Legal Society, 1989 – Present Member

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