Robert J. Meredith
Practices in the following areas of law:
Probate; Estate Planning; Real Estate; Corporate
Admitted: 1988, Ohio
Law School: Capital University, J.D., 1988
College: The Ohio State University, B.S., 1983
Member: Allen County, Ohio State (Member, Board of Governors, Probate Section, 2001—) and American Bar Associations
Bob was born in Lima and graduated from Lima Senior High School. He attended The Ohio State University and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (1983). While at Ohio State, Bob earned four varsity letters in swimming.
After college, he worked as a paralegal for a large Columbus law firm. He graduated from Capital University, Order of the Curia, and Law Review, in 1988. Bob’s practice focuses primarily on estate planning, real estate, and business law. He is a member of the Allen County and State of Ohio Bar Associations. He has chaired the probate committee of the Allen County Bar Association.
Bob serves as a Council Member to the Probate, Trust and Estate Planning Section of the Ohio State Bar Association. The Council drafts and lobbies for approval of legislation to improve the estate planning, trust and probate environment of Ohio citizens and lawyers. He is a frequent lecturer to the public and his peers on various estate planning and real estate topics, and two of his articles have been selected for publication in The Probate Law Journal of Ohio, a valuable resource to probate practitioners.
Bob stays involved in the Lima community. He is currently a member of the Lima YMCA Board of Trustees, and is a past President of its Board of Directors. He is also very involved in The United Way of Lima, serving on its board and several committees, and is a long-standing member of the development board of St. Rita’s Hospital. Earlier in his career, he volunteered as head swimming coach for the Lima YMCA, Lima Senior High School and Bath High School, as well as numerous youth sports programs.