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David J. Rectenwald

Partner, Trusts & Estates Practice Co-Administrator
1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604
Direct419.321.1407
Fax419.241.6894
drectenwald@slk-law.com

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Virginia Bick
Direct419.321.1431
vbick@slk-law.com

David J. Rectenwald is an Ohio State Bar Association specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law.  Dave is skilled in the area of sophisticated estate planning and wealth preservation.  His clientele includes successful business owners, physicians and other wealthy individuals.  He has extensive experience in all areas of estate planning, including business succession, insurance and tax planning and estate administration.

Dave also has extensive experience in the charitable planned giving area.  He was instrumental in establishing the Toledo Area Planned Giving Council, which educates professionals about planned giving, and served as the Council's first President.  He also represents a number of local charities and advises them on charitable and planned giving matters.

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2005 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers "Toledo Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year," 2015
  • Best Attorneys In Ohio 2012, Best Lawyers in America

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Michigan Bar Association
  • Twenty Under Forty Leadership Award Recipient
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northwest Ohio, former Trustee and Chairman of the Board
  • Harbor Foundation, Harbor Behavioral Healthcare, past Chairman/President
  • The Toledo Area Planned Giving Council, past Chairman/President
  • Notre Dame Club of Toledo, past Chairman/President

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Education

  • J.D., Ohio State University, 1986
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Notre Dame, 1983

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 1986
  • Florida, 2001
  • North Carolina, 2001
  • Michigan, 2002
  • United States Tax Court

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