Jeffrey A. Halm

  • Areas of Practice

    • Business
    • Nonprofit & Foundation
    • Trusts & Estates

I serve as Of Counsel as Buckingham where I provide my clients with guidance on estate and corporate planning, asset protection, business acquisitions, estate administration and related real estate matters.


  • Experience
      • Vice President of Certified Title Agency, Inc., Buckingham’s wholly owned title insurance agency; Title Insurance Agent for First American Title Insurance Co.; Ohio Bar Title Insurance Co.; and Guardian Title Insurance Co.
      • Served on firm’s board of managers from 1996 to 2008, and as managing partner of the Canton office from 2000 to 2008
  • Education & Admissions
      • The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio (J.D., 1972)
      • Denison University, Granville, Ohio (B.A., 1969)
    • Admissions
      • All State courts in Ohio
      • U.S. Supreme Court
      • U.S. Tax Court
      • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
      • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Awards & Honors
      • Selected for inclusion in Ohio’s Super Lawyers® (2004-2017), as voted by his peers
      • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® (2007-2018) in the area of Trusts & Estates
      • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™, which is the highest possible rating in both legal and ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar
  • Professional & Civic Involvement
      • President, Board of Trustees and Executive Committee: Canton Symphony Orchestra
      • Board of Trustees and Foundation Committee: Stark State College of Technology
      • Board of Trustees: American Heart Association
      • Board of Directors: Jackson-Belden Chamber of Commerce
      • Board of Trustees: The Arc of Stark County
      • Member: Jackson Township Rotary
      • Trusts & Estates Committee: Stark Community Foundation
      • Endowment Fund Committee and Advisory Board: Buckeye Council, Boy Scouts
      Past Affiliations
      • Executive Director: The Timken Foundation of Canton
    • Associations
      • Member: American Bar Association
      • Member: Ohio State Bar Association
      • Member: Stark County Bar Association
  • Presentations & Publications
    • <strong>Presentations:</strong> <ul> <li>Frequently lectures on estate and gift tax planning and business succession issues.</li> </ul> <strong>Publications:</strong> <ul> <li>“Integrated Planning: Your Wills and Trusts are Done – Are You Finished?” <em>MD News</em> (2005)</li> </ul>