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Brian Charles Close

Brian Charles Close

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Business, Tax

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Real Estate: 34%
    10 years
  2. Tax: 33%
    10 years
  3. Business: 33%
    10 years

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Contact Info

Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP

191 W. Nationwide Blvd
Suite 300
Columbus, OH, 43215-8120



FLMember in Good Standing200608/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Columbus Bar Association, Business Tax CommitteePast ChairmanN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Dinsmore & Shohl WebsiteOhio Overhauls Local Income Tax Code2014
Dinsmore & Shohl WebsiteOhio Use Tax: Ohio Department of Taxation Offers a Carrot Then a Big Stick2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2007
Capital University Law SchoolDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2005
DePauw UniversityEconomics & ManagementBA - Bachelor of Arts2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Columbus Bar Association Small Firm/Solo Practitioners CommitteeThe Basics of Tax Controversy for the Solo Practitioner: Assisting your Clients through the IRS Collection Process2011
Ohio Lake Communities AssociationTaxation of Homeowner's Associations2009
Columbus Bar Association Business Tax CommitteeCOD Income Rules: Increasingly Important in a Troubled Economy2009
2009 Small Business Forum & Leader AwardsSuccession Planning: Having Plan A is important. Having Plan B is critical2009