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John Wagner Eilers

John Wagner Eilers, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1967, District Court (southern district) Ohio 1968, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1970, United States Supreme Court 1970, United States Tax Court 1980.

Background

  • Eilers, John Wagner was born on November 21, 1939 in Cincinnati. Son of John Wagner and Mary (McEvilley) Eilers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Econnomics, Marietta College, 1496. Postgraduate, Xavier College, 1961—1962. Juris Doctor, Chase College Law, 1967.

    Career

    • Trust associate First National Bank, Cincinnati, 1962—1965. Tax law clerk Walker & Chatfield, 1965—1968. Assistant prosecuting attorney Hamilton County, 1968—1969.

      Associate Paxton & Seasongood, 1969—1974. Trust officer Fifth Third Bank, 1974—1979. Private practice, 1979—1988.

      Attorney Kepley, Gilligan & Eyrich, since 1988. Lecturer Southwestern Ohio Tax Institute, Cincinnati Estate Planning Institute, Ohio Legal Institute.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1967, District Court (southern district) Ohio 1968, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1970, United States Supreme Court 1970, United States Tax Court 1980.

    Works

    • Estate Planning for the Blended Family
    • Every family is different, and blended families—defined as those with children from previous marriages or couplings included—can be even more difficult to plan for.
    • Estate Planning for the Blended Family
    • Every family is different, and blended families—defined as those with children from previous marriages or couplings included—can be even more difficult to plan for.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Vice chairman, treasurer Ohio State League Young Representatives, 1969—1970. Trustee Ault Park Advisory Council. Chairman Hamilton County Young Representatives, 1968.

    President Better Housing League, 1982—1984, Mimosa Restoration, Inc. Fellow: Ohio State Bar Foundation (board governors probate sect 1983-1991), American College Trust & Estate Counsel (committee charitable planning since 1995). Member: American Bar Association (real property, probate & trust section), Cowan Lake Sailing Association, Friendly Sons St. Patrick, Cincinnati Estate Planning Council (trustee 1985-1988), Cincinnatus Association, National Association Estate Planner (accredited estate planner), Ohio State Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association (estate planning section chairman, probate court committee chairman 1987, taxation committee, eastate planning committee, probate court committee chairman 1987).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing.

    Connections

    • Children: Michael master of Civil Engineering., Christopher R.
    • father: John Wagner Eilers
    • mother: Mary (McEvilley) Eilers
    • children: Michael master of Civil Engineering. Eilers
    • Christopher R. Eilers
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