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Amanda M. Strausbaugh

Family Wealth & Estate Planning, Probate

Amanda concentrates her entire practice on estate planning, probate and trust administrationShe steers her clients through all aspects of estate planningincluding drafting all appropriate legal documents, structuring financial assets to reduce transfer taxes and probate costs, navigating the estate administration process and counseling trustees of family trusts in the proper exercise of their duties. She endeavors to ensure her estate planning clients know and understand their options for how and when their assets will be distributed in accordance to their wishes.   

Her legal passion was ignited during her time in the financial industry. Amanda noticed a gap of information; and this often meant seeing individuals struggling with difficulties surrounding incapacitation, probate and trust administration. Today, her understanding of financial institution inner-workings helps her clients avoid and navigate various pitfalls 

Education

Amanda received her undergraduate agree (B.S.) in Human Ecology from The Ohio State University where she also minored in GermanUpon graduation, she went on to complete her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Capital University Law Schoolwhere she graduated with honors. 

Professional Associations & Memberships

Amanda is a member of the Columbus Bar Association, where she is an active member of the Young LawyersMinorities in the Law, Estate Planning and Trust Committees. In addition, she is also a member of the Ohio Bar and the American Bar Associations. 

Community Involvement

Amanda regularly volunteers for the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education, which facilitates the middle school and high school mock trial and moot court competitions. In addition, Amanda has also served on the finance committee for the Harry Potter Alliancewhich supports literacy and empowering individuals in the LBGTQ+ communityShe had also logged over 500 volunteer hours at the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s crisis center 

Personal Interests

Amanda lives in Westerville with her dog and two black cats adopted from Colony Cats. 

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