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Ronald Francis Wayne

Ronald Francis Wayne

Practice areas:

Trusts, Probate, Wills & Living Wills, Elder Law

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Elder Law: 25%
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 25%
  3. Probate: 25%
  4. Trusts: 25%

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Contact Info

1375 E. 9th St.
Suite 1700
Cleveland, OH, 44114



FLMember in Good Standing199508/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
RecognitionSuper LawyersN/A
RecognitionBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBuckingham Doolittle & Burroughs1981 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Society of Financial Services ProfessionalsBoard MemberN/A
Board of Directors, Society of Financial Services ProfessionalsMemberN/A
Florida Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
St. Basil the Great Parish Finance and Endowment CommitteesMemberN/A
The Lawyers Guild of the Catholic Diocese of ClevelandMemberN/A
University Hospitals Planned Giving Advisory CommitteeMemberN/A
Estate Planning Council of ClevelandFormer DelegateN/A
Elder Care Matters AllianceLifetime Charter MemberN/A
Estate Planning Advisory Council of Case Western Reserve UniversityMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar JournalPreserving Portability-The Deceased Spousal Unused Exemption Amount-Easier Done Than Said?2012
Catholic Universe BulletinA Discussion on Living Wills2010
Cleveland Jewish NewsGrowing specter of financial abuse of the elderly2010
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar JournalEmerging Litigation Trends Under the Ohio and Florida Trust Codes or 'Mom always liked you best.'2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State UniversityN/AN/AN/A
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Cohen &Company CFO UpdateHow & What to Ask Your Parents About Their Estate Planning2014
Ohio CPA Accountancy ShowInheritance Controversies: Did Grandfather Really Mean to Disinherit Me?2013
Ohio CPA Accountancy ShowRecent Developments in Ohio Estate Planning And Probate Law2013
Probate Law SectionAwards of Attorney Fees in Probate Litigation2011
National Tax ConferenceUpdate on Estate Gift and Generation Skipping Transfer Taxes and the Role of Trusts and Gifting in Business Succession Planning2011
Breakfast with BuckinghamWhat the 2010 Tax Reform Act means to your estate plan2011
39th Charitable Tax SeminarInheritance Controversies2011