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Richard Meyer Esq.
PRACTICE AREA AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE
Richard F. Meyer is a partner of Browning & Meyer Co., LPA, in Columbus, Ohio.
His practice focuses primarily on elder law, probate, and customized estate planning, including special needs trusts and asset protection planning. Mr. Meyer is an OSBA Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate Law. He is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the Ohio State Bar Association Trust & Estate Section, Elder Law Committee, and the Columbus Bar Association Probate Committee. He is a 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 the National Business Institute. Mr. Meyer has a 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.
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?
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, Knights of Columbus State Council
Attorney, Knights of Columbus Charity Foundation
Member: National Academy of Elder Lawyers (NAELA)
Member: Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
Past Grand Knight Assumption Council 3727
Knights of Columbus Supreme Star Council Award
Former Home Association President Assumption Council 3727, Knights of Columbus
Former Financial Secretary Assumption Council 3727, Knights of Columbus
Former Chapter President Columbus Diocese, Knights of Columbus
Former District Deputy Columbus Diocese, Knights of Columbus
Supreme Star District Award, 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
Browning & Meyer Co., LPA is well known for their commitment to the community. Mr. Browning and Mr. Meyer are natives of Ohio, having been born and raised in Columbus and Springfield respectively. They continued their education in their home state attending and graduating college in Ohio, with each earning a Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School in Columbus.
Through the years, they have continued to support their community and its citizens through active participation in a number of organizations including Knights of Columbus State Council, Knights of Columbus Charity Foundation, Neoacacia Masonic Lodge, Ancient and Accepted Order of Scottish Rite, Aladdin Shrine Temple, the Bellevue Hospital Foundation, and the Endowment Fund of the Immaculate Conception Church, Bellevue, Ohio.
The attorneys are involved on both a local and national level in efforts to bring forth reforms to Medicaid and estate planning policies. Richard F. Meyer, Esq. is a frequent speaker in the estate planning and probate related fields for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and National Business Institute. William J. Browning, CELA has authored numerous articles on Elder Law topics, including Medicaid planning, long-term care, and planning for the disabled. Mr. Browning is also a past president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.