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Raenell Leigh Nagel

Raenell Leigh Nagel

Practice areas:

Family, Elder Law, Estate Planning

About Me

Admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2012, Ms. Nagel has more than 20 years of relevant experience, including roles in a wide variety of non-profit organizations and government agencies.

Committed to helping families through individualized estate planning and elder law services, particularly with respect to special needs trusts and charitable gifts, Raenell also serves the nonprofit and small business communities through expert and affordable legal services.

In establishing a private practice, Nagel Law LLC, Ms. Nagel carefully chose her areas of focus in estate planning, elder law, and nonprofit and small business law to reflect both the knowledge she has gained from past experience and her personal values. Raenell has a particular interest in making the law accessible for people who have non-traditional estate planning needs - such as those planning for a family member with special needs, young professionals, single parent households, grandparents raising grandchildren, blended families, LGBT families, and more.

Raenell received her Juris Doctor from the Boston University School of Law, with a concentration in environmental law. She also volunteers with a variety of nonprofit organizations working on education, animal welfare, and more.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2012

  1. Family: 70%
  2. Estate Planning: 15%
    3 years
  3. Elder Law: 15%
    3 years



Hourly ($150/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

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Contact Info

Nagel Law LLC

175 South Third Street
Suite 200
Columbus, OH, 43215



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney and Senior Director of Planning and AdministrationOhio Environmental Council2013 - 2014
AttorneyNagel Law LLC2012 - Present
Senior Director of Policy & Strategic PlanningOhio Environmental Council2008 - 2013

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Union County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Women Legal Professionals of DublinMember2014 - Present
Columbus Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Women Lawyers of Franklin CountyMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
American UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
American UniversityJustice, Law, & SocietyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WLFC LuncheonStarting A Law Practice #LikeaGirl2015