Justin L. Stark

Justin L. Stark

Partner

216.696.4200 x1131
JStark@sssb-law.com


Biography

As a Partner in the firm’s Trust and Estate practice group, Justin provides estate planning solutions to high-net-worth individuals and families. He has experience drafting many estate planning documents, including Wills, Revocable Trusts and Irrevocable Trusts. He also assists with probate and tax matters.

Prior to joining Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP, he worked at one of America’s largest financial institutions where he spearheaded a team of experts in investment management, financial and estate planning, lending and deposit solutions, and fiduciary services for high-net-worth clients to achieve their financial objectives. That experience gives Justin a unique perspective to assist clients with their comprehensive needs.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio,Florida,Pennsylvania

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2012, J.D.
    • Certificate in International Law
  • University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, 2009, B.A.
    • Economics and History

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • State of Florida
  • State of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Head of Membership, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • 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: 2023

Rising Stars Badge for Justing Stark

Articles & Presentations

  • So Your Client Becomes A Snowbird: Common Pitfalls And Traps In Their Estate Planning, Probate Law Journal of Ohio, April 2023

  • Changing Environment May Necessitate Trust Revisions, Crain's Cleveland, 2019 Estate Planning Edition

Areas of Practice

Licensed to Practice

Ohio,Florida,Pennsylvania

Awards & Recognition

Justin L. Stark
Justin L. Stark
Partner
216.696.4200 x1131
JStark@sssb-law.com

Biography

As a Partner in the firm’s Trust and Estate practice group, Justin provides estate planning solutions to high-net-worth individuals and families. He has experience drafting many estate planning documents, including Wills, Revocable Trusts and Irrevocable Trusts. He also assists with probate and tax matters.

Prior to joining Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP, he worked at one of America’s largest financial institutions where he spearheaded a team of experts in investment management, financial and estate planning, lending and deposit solutions, and fiduciary services for high-net-worth clients to achieve their financial objectives. That experience gives Justin a unique perspective to assist clients with their comprehensive needs.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio,Florida,Pennsylvania

Areas of Practice

  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Fiduciary Representation
  • Gift, Estate, and GST Tax Planning
  • Income Tax Planning
  • Tax Controversies and Litigation
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Trusts and Trust Administration

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2012, J.D.
    • Certificate in International Law
  • University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, 2009, B.A.
    • Economics and History

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • State of Florida
  • State of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Head of Membership, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Cleveland
Justin L. Stark
Partner
216.696.4200 x1131
JStark@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: 2023

Rising Stars Badge for Justing Stark

Articles & Presentations

  • So Your Client Becomes A Snowbird: Common Pitfalls And Traps In Their Estate Planning, Probate Law Journal of Ohio, April 2023

  • Changing Environment May Necessitate Trust Revisions, Crain's Cleveland, 2019 Estate Planning Edition