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Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP Attorney Geoffrey S. Kunkler Named to Columbus Business First’s “40 Under 40” Class of 2020

Columbus, Ohio, April 16, 2020 – Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP is proud to announce that Geoffrey S. Kunkler, Partner, has been selected as a member of Columbus Business First’s “40 Under 40” Class of 2020. The annual “40 Under 40” awards program recognizes the best and brightest young professionals in the region for their outstanding career achievements and community service. Columbus Business First received a record number of nominations this year.

Geoff’s practice is centered around estate planning for individuals and business owners, as well as asset protection planning for retirees. He focuses primarily on the areas of estate planning, elder protection, estate administration, charitable and philanthropic planning and special needs planning. In addition to his law practice, Geoff takes an active role in the community as Chair of the Board for Special Olympics Ohio and Vice Chair of the Board for the Delaware County Foundation.

Geoff received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Case Western Reserve University, and his Law degree (J.D.) from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Geoff also earned his Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy™ designation from The American College in 2016. In addition to being named to the prestigious “40 Under 40” class, Geoff has been recognized as a Top Lawyer (Columbus CEO), Top Attorneys Rising Star (Columbus Monthly), Super Lawyers Rising Star (Ohio Super Lawyers),  and has been rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®.

For over 50 years, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP has concentrated on responsively serving the legal and business needs of Central Ohio businesses and their owners and executives. The attorneys at Carlile Patchen & Murphy provide skilled guidance in the areas of Business Law, Litigation, Employment, Family Wealth & Estate Planning, Real Estate, Banking, Taxation, Securities and Insurance.


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