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Adam J. Arnold concentrates his legal practice in Estate, Business, Criminal and Wealth Planning matters. The majority of his practice includes complex estate tax planning, business succession planning, life insurance planning, lifetime giving and charitable planning. He provides sophisticated and significant estate planning to people in all the various stages of life: for the individual, married couple, new family, working parent, or retiree. Adam represents businesses and their owners in all aspects of federal and state tax planning for business transactions and operations including: joint venture formations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and S corporations.  Adam also assists in business and tax planning for mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of business entities, tax planning for choice of entity, and strategic advising in real estate transactions.

Adam focuses on the details of planning. He thinks ahead and sees the big picture. Adam practices law with passion and thoroughly enjoys working with clients on a daily basis. Everyday he realizes how fortunate he is to practice in such a respected and challenging profession of helping people. Adam is originally from the beach town of Melbourne, Florida and still travels to visit friends and family often. He is married to his best friend and business partner Kristin L. Arnold. They have two sons named Wesley and Samuel. Adam and his family reside in Beavercreek, Ohio. His hobbies and interests include traveling, home improvements, photography, outdoor recreation, home brewing, and fantasy football.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 40%
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
  3. Probate: 20%
  4. Business: 20%



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Arnold & Arnold, Ltd.

1502 Liberty Tower
120 West Second Street
Dayton, OH, 45402


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyArnold & Arnold, Ltd.2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dayton Referral SystemMember2014 - Present
Dayton Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Contested GuardianshipFavorable Guardianship Ordered
Criminal Jury TrialJury Verdict: Acquitted on all counts
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of AkronTaxN/A2010
University of Central FloridaLegal StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science2007