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Keith A. Stevens

Elder Law, Family Wealth & Estate Planning, Probate


Keith Stevens is an experienced estate planning and probate attorney focusing on special needs planning, veteran and elder protection. He represents individuals and business owners looking to protect their assets upon retirement, executors, and trustees with respect to the administration of estates and trusts, families in minor settlement and wrongful death cases, and navigates families through complex probate litigation matters. 

Professional Accolades 


Keith received his bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2007, where he also received minors in Asian Studies and German. Keith received his law degree (J.D.) from Capital University Law School in 2011, where he was a member of the Moot Court and Law Review. 

Professional Recognition

Keith has been recognized by Best Lawyers® peer rating service for his expertise in Litigation – Trusts and Estates (2023-2024).

Professional Associations & Memberships

Keith is a VA accredited attorney and authorized to assist clients in pursuing benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs. He ensures that veterans and their family members receive adequate, informed representation throughout the VA benefits appeals process. 

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Keith is a frequent lecturer and author on estate planning, elder care, special needs planning, estate and trust administration. 

  • Estate Planning After SECURE & CARES, Columbus Bar Association, September 2020 
  • Planning for Long-Term Care & Disability, The Complete Trust Course CLE, July 2020 
  • IRAs and Trusts: Sophisticated Beneficiary Choices, The Complete Trust Course CLE, November 2019 
  • Beyond the Basics of Special Needs Planning Part 2: Recent Updates, Estate Planning, July/August 2019 
  • Continued Attacks on Special Needs Trusts, Ohio Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Journal, May/June 2019 
  • Case Study: Diminished Capacity, Columbus Bar Association Probate Institute, 2019 (panelist) 
  • Beyond the Basics of Special Needs Planning, Estate Planning, May/June 2019 
  • Special Needs Planning: A Lawyer’s Perspective, Voya Cares seminar, March 2019 

Personal Interests

Keith lives in Delaware with his wife, three daughters, and a small menagerie of dogs, cats, and ducks. He enjoys hiking and fishing. As a native Iowan, he spends fall rooting for the Hawkeyes. 

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