Jamie E. McHenry

Jamie E. McHenry

Associate

216.696.4200 x1016
jmchenry@sssb-law.com


Biography

Jamie McHenry is an Associate attorney in Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP’s Trusts & Estates practice group, focusing in the areas of probate, estate planning, and tax matters.

Her particular experience focuses on assisting clients with charitable planning and trust and probate administration matters. Jamie also contributes to the Trusts & Estates group by providing assistance to clients on legal matters involving estate planning and administration, estate and gift tax planning, nonprofit law, and trust administration. She has experience relating to charitable gift planning, guardian removal, will contest, and undue influence. Her experience as a law clerk at the Cuyahoga County Probate Court, and as a law clerk at the Cleveland Clinic’s Philanthropy Institute, have given her a unique perspective on important issues for our clients.

Jamie received her J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, graduating magna cum laude in 2016.  During her graduate career, she served as an Articles Editor for Cleveland Marshall’s Journal of Law and Health, and received the CALI Excellence for the future award in the following areas: Legal Writing, Legal Profession, School Law, and Psychiatry and Law. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies, summa cum laude, in 2012 from the University of Cincinnati, and was awarded the 2012-2013 Outstanding Paralegal Student of the year.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, 2016, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
  • University of Cincinnati, 2012, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Paralegal Studies
    • summa cum laude

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section, and Taxation Section
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Section
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Cleveland

Awards & Honors

  • Recognized in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America® since 2022 for Practice Areas:
    • Trusts and Estates

Ones To Watch Badge

  • Selected to the Ohio Rising Stars list: 2024

Ohio Rising Stars, Jamie E. McHenry

Community Activities

  • Legal Aid, Brief Advice Clinics

Articles & Presentations

  • Are Your Powerholders Independent? Dissecting Internal Revenue Code Section 672, Probate Law Journal of Ohio, July/August 2021

Areas of Practice

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Awards & Recognition

Jamie E. McHenry
Jamie E. McHenry
Associate
216.696.4200 x1016
jmchenry@sssb-law.com

Biography

Jamie McHenry is an Associate attorney in Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP’s Trusts & Estates practice group, focusing in the areas of probate, estate planning, and tax matters.

Her particular experience focuses on assisting clients with charitable planning and trust and probate administration matters. Jamie also contributes to the Trusts & Estates group by providing assistance to clients on legal matters involving estate planning and administration, estate and gift tax planning, nonprofit law, and trust administration. She has experience relating to charitable gift planning, guardian removal, will contest, and undue influence. Her experience as a law clerk at the Cuyahoga County Probate Court, and as a law clerk at the Cleveland Clinic’s Philanthropy Institute, have given her a unique perspective on important issues for our clients.

Jamie received her J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, graduating magna cum laude in 2016.  During her graduate career, she served as an Articles Editor for Cleveland Marshall’s Journal of Law and Health, and received the CALI Excellence for the future award in the following areas: Legal Writing, Legal Profession, School Law, and Psychiatry and Law. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies, summa cum laude, in 2012 from the University of Cincinnati, and was awarded the 2012-2013 Outstanding Paralegal Student of the year.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Fiduciary Representation
  • Gift, Estate, and GST Tax Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Business Succession Planning

Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, 2016, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
  • University of Cincinnati, 2012, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Paralegal Studies
    • summa cum laude

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section, and Taxation Section
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Section
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Cleveland
Jamie E. McHenry
Associate
216.696.4200 x1016
jmchenry@sssb-law.com

Awards & Honors

  • Recognized in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America® since 2022 for Practice Areas:
    • Trusts and Estates

Ones To Watch Badge

  • Selected to the Ohio Rising Stars list: 2024

Ohio Rising Stars, Jamie E. McHenry

Community Activities

  • Legal Aid, Brief Advice Clinics

Articles & Presentations

  • Are Your Powerholders Independent? Dissecting Internal Revenue Code Section 672, Probate Law Journal of Ohio, July/August 2021