Mr. Kunkler received his undergraduate degree (B.A.) and master’s degree (M.A.) from Case Western 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.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Geoff is active in several organizations within his profession including the Columbus Bar Association where he serves as the current Chair of the Estate Planning Committee and is a member of the Trust Committee and the Probate Law Committee. He is also a member of the: the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Foundation Professional Advisors, the Delaware County Foundation Professional Advisors Group, the Catholic Foundation Professional Advisors Group, and was previously a founding board member of the Central Ohio Chapter of the National Aging in Place Council.
Geoff was named a “Top Lawyer” by Columbus CEO magazine in 2016 and is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®, Martindale’s highest peer rating for legal ability and ethical standards.
“Considerations in Planning for and Administering Digital Assets” Probate Law Journal of Ohio (July/August 2016) with the permission of Thompson Reuters
“Saving for Beneficiaries is Easier with ABLE” Probate Law Journal Probate Law Journal of Ohio (September/October 2015) with permission of Thompson Reuters
Mr. Kunkler is involved with the Delaware County Foundation and is a current member of the Board of Directors and the Development Committee. Geoff is also involved in the special needs community and is a current member of the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Ohio. He also supports The Ohio State University and is a member of the Buckeye Club. Additionally, Geoff is a founding member and the current and inaugural Treasurer for the Central Ohio Business & Wealth Planning Council.
Geoff was born in Wooster, Ohio where his family still resides. In his free time, Geoff enjoys eating out and vacationing with his wife, Lauren, and playing with his dogs, Teddy and Mowgli. A former personal trainer, Geoff is a bit of a fitness nut and is currently focusing his efforts on CrossFit.