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Russell Miller

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Mr. Miller joined our firm as a shareholder in 2013. Mr. Miller’s practice includes extensive work in small-to-medium sized business representation and commercial law, including a significant representation in real-estate matters. He has represented a diverse selection of businesses and has extensive experience with the formation of for-profit and non-profit corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. Mr. Miller is also familiar with entity operations such as entity and governance matters, employment law, commercial law, UCC and contract drafting negotiation and similar matters encountered on a day-to-day basis. Prior practice in bankruptcy and civil litigation enhance these areas of practice. Mr. Miller also has significant experience in a wide range of real estate transactions and related loan transactions, including ground and occupancy leases, lease negotiation and drafting, large purchases and sales and like-kind exchanges pursuant to §1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. He has also developed an estate planning and succession planning practice as a growing portion of his practice, arising out of his representation of business and real estate owners, including assistance in adopting an estate and/or succession plan, design and drafting of documents to effect the estate plan and preparation of documents necessary to fund and/or carry out the estate plan. He has experience with plans of a broad scope and documents ranging from simple wills and powers of attorney to trusts and family limited partnerships and/or limited liability companies.

Born: Athens, Ohio

Bar Admission:

  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2003


  • Ohio University (BSEd, 1972)
  • Ohio Northern University (J.D., 1977)

Member: American Bar Association (1978+); Ohio State Bar Association (Past Chair, Real Property Law Section Council, and Past Chair, Corporate Counsel Section Council; Chair or Co-Chair of Three OSBA Task Forces; Member, 1978+); Toledo Bar Association (1978+); Member, Real Estate Committee and Elder Law and Estate Planning Committee.

Recognition: AV Pre-eminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, including Top Rate Business Attorney selection, Continuing Best Lawyer Selection, Continuing Super Lawyer Selection, and continuing Wo's Who in Toledo Area Law Selection.

Concentrations: Corporate and Business Services; Banking and Finance; Closely-Held and Emerging Businesses; Commercial Law; Real Estate, Land Use and Constructions; Real Estate and Land Use Law; Condominium, Associations, and Homeowners Law; Estate and Succession Planning; Probate and Estate Administration; Environmental, Health and Safety; Labor & Employment


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