Michael P. Cleary is celebrating over 45 years in the practice of law in the Central Ohio Area. Michael focuses on estate and life planning services for multiple generations of his friends and clients as a member of the Carlile Patchen & Murphy Family Wealth & Estate Planning Practice Group. He continues to offer seasoned counsel and advice in all areas of trust and probate administration and in wealth and estate planning services.

Professional Accolades 


Michael Cleary received his undergraduate degree in Arts (B.A) from The Ohio State University in January 1974 and his law degree (J.D.) from Capital University Law School in May 1977. 


Michael participated for more than 30 years in the Columbus Bar Association as a general member and a participant in the probate, solo/small Firm Committees of the association. He is also a member in good standing of the Ohio State Bar Association and a member of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Practice Groups.


Michael was active as a member and volunteer of the Lawyer Referral Service. He has also received the Martindale-Hubbell® rating of BV Distinguished®.

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