Jacintha Kraft Balch Esq

Jacintha Kraft Balch Esq

Balch Law
  • Business Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning ...
  • Ohio
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Biography

Jacintha Kraft Balch is an Ohio Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust, holds the highest Martindale Hubbell AV rating available to any lawyer, and has been named as one of Central Ohio's Top Lawyers in C.E.O. Magazine. She founded Balch Law in 1991. The firm's practice is dedicated to providing large firm experience with small firm attention.

She is a member of The Columbus Foundation's Professional Advisory Board, has served on the Columbus Jewish Foundation's Professional Advisory Board and as a Board Member of Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio.

She is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education events and for community groups.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Health Care Law
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
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Professional Experience
Principal Attorney
Balch Law
- Current
Estate Planning, Probate, Trust, Health Law
Vice President-head of estate planning trust department
Huntington National Bank
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Headed Estate Planning Department for major regional bank system's trust company
Attorney
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
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Estate Planning, Probate, Trust, Health Law
Education
University of Michigan Law School
J.D. | law
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Honors: cum laude; top legislation student award; Le Tourneau Award American College of Legal Medicine
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Wittenberg University
B.A. | English
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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Awards
multiple Leave a Legacy Award
Association of Fund Raising Professionals
Professional Associations
The Columbus Foundation
Professional Advisory Committee
- Current
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Ohio State Bar
Member
- Current
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Columbus Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Former Chairperson Estate Planning Committee
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Ohio State Bar Association
probate section
- Current
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Columbus Bar Association
estate planning and probate committees
- Current
Activities: Estate Planning Committee former Chair person
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Certifications
Certified Specialist: Estate Planning, Probate & Trust
Ohio
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Balch Law
1335 Dublin Rd
Suite 203A
Columbus, OH 43215
Telephone: (614) 224-2329
Fax: (614) 236-9921