Harlan S Louis

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Overview

Harlan focuses on tax and wealth transfer planning. For almost 30 years, he has developed practical and efficient strategies to achieve client goals and minimize taxes.

Harlan is a certified specialist in estate planning, trust, and probate law, advising executors, trustees, and families. He handles federal and Ohio tax audits and appeals, representing charities and businesses of all sizes. Harlan has a background as a CPA and a master’s degree in tax law.

Harlan has received Martindale-Hubbell’s AV rating, its highest ranking for legal ability and ethical standards. He is also recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers and as a Top Lawyer by Columbus CEO Magazine.

Credentials

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law (LL.M. in Taxation
  • University of Dayton School of Law (J.D.) cum laude
  • Miami University (B.S. in Accounting)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • United States Tax Court

Professional Recognition

  • Top Lawyer in Columbus, named by Columbus CEO Magazine
  • Martindale Hubbell, AV Rating
  • Super Lawyers, 2021-2024

 

Professional Highlights

Harlan focuses on tax and wealth transfer planning. For almost 30 years, he has developed practical and efficient strategies to achieve client goals and minimize taxes.

Harlan is a certified specialist in estate planning, trust, and probate law, advising executors, trustees, and families. He handles federal and Ohio tax audits and appeals, representing charities and businesses of all sizes. Harlan has a background as a CPA and a master’s degree in tax law.

Harlan has received Martindale-Hubbell’s AV rating, its highest ranking for legal ability and ethical standards. He is also recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers and as a Top Lawyer by Columbus CEO Magazine.

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law (LL.M. in Taxation
  • University of Dayton School of Law (J.D.) cum laude
  • Miami University (B.S. in Accounting)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • United States Tax Court

Professional Recognition

  • Top Lawyer in Columbus, named by Columbus CEO Magazine
  • Martindale Hubbell, AV Rating
  • Super Lawyers, 2021-2024

 

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