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Edward Cramer Hertenstein

Edward Cramer Hertenstein

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Tax, Estate Planning, Business

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Licensed since 1976

  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    38 years
  2. Tax: 40%
    38 years
  3. Business: 20%
    38 years

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Contact Info

Roetzel & Andress, LPA

155 East Broad St., 12th Fl
Columbus, OH, 43215-3615



MIActive And In Good Standing201008/06/2015

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2011 Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year - Columbus OhioBest Lawyers in America2011
Trusts and Estates LawBest Lawyers in America2011
Tax LawBest Lawyers in America2011
Tax LawBest Lawyers in America2010
Trusts and Estates LawBest Lawyers in America2010
Tax LawBest Lawyers in America2009
Trusts and Estates LawBest Lawyers in America2009
Tax LawBest Lawyers in America2008
Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2008
AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2007
Tax LawN/A2007
Trusts and EstatesN/A2007
Ohio Super LawyerN/A2007
Trusts and EstatesN/A2006
Tax LawN/A2006
Ohio Super LawyerN/A2006
Ohio Super LawyerN/A2005
Tax LawN/A2005
Tax LawN/A2004
Tax LawN/A2003
Tax LawN/A2002
Tax LawN/A2001
Tax LawN/A2000
Tax LawN/A1999
Tax LawN/A1998
Tax LawN/A1997
Certified Specialist, Federal TaxationN/A1997
AV ratingN/A1982

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerRoetzel & Andress, LPA2004 - Present
PartnerKegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter Co., LPA1983 - 2004
AssociateKegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter Co., LPA1978 - 1982
Law Clerk to Associate JusticeSupreme Court of Ohio1976 - 1978


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow1994 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/A1978 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1978 - 2005
Columbus Bar AssociationTaxation Committee (Chairman, 1985)1976 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Probate Law Journal of OhioWhy Paying Gift Taxes Can Be a Terrific Investment2008
Wealth Transfer Conference Manual, Vol. 06-022Update Revisited: In Today's Economy, Comparing GRATs to Sales to Grantor Dynasty Trusts2006
Wealth Transfer Conference Manual, Vol. 02-29Comparing Freeze Alternatives2002
Wealth Transfer Conference Manual, Vol. 00-27Installment Sales to Grantor Trusts2000


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawN/AJ.D.1976
Southern Methodist UniversityFinanceB.B.A.1973

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Wealth Transfer ConferenceWhy Paying Gift Taxes Can Be a Terrific Investment2008
Wealth Transfer ConferenceLeveraged Transfer Planning Techniques2006
Wealth Transfer ConferenceEstate Freeze Techniques and Update2002
Wealth Transfer ConferenceAdvance Planning Ideas2000
Wealth Transfer ConferenceGRATs and Related Strategies1996
Wealth Transfer ConferenceLeveraged Transfer Planning1995
Columbus Tax ConferenceSelected Federal tax topics1993
Columbus Tax ConferenceSelecetd Federal tax topics1987
Columbus Tax ConferenceSelected Federal tax topics1986
Columbys Tax ConferenceSelected Federal tax topics1983