JB
JB

James R. Bright, Esq.

Licensed for 40 years

Attorney in Cleveland, OH

Practice Area: Probate and Estate Administration, Trusts and Trust Administration, Estate Planning 3 more areas of practice + 3 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Awards
AV Preeminent

Areas of Law

  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Trusts and Trust Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Fiduciary Representation
  • Tax Law and Planning
  • Charitable Planning and Giving

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  • 4.6/5.0 2 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.6/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/02/14 in Estate and Gift Taxation

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    Please remove the other ratings I submitted for Mr. Bright; It was completed in error.

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  • 1.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/02/14 in Estate Planning

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    • Legal Knowledge

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Credentials

Position
Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1976, Ohio
Law School Attended
Georgetown University
Class of 1976
J.D.
University Attended
Princeton University
Class of 1971
A.B.
Bar Fellowship
of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is listed in Best Lawyers in America. He has served on the Board of Directors/Trustees of many charitable institutions in Cleveland, including The Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Cleveland Play House. He has also been a member of the Princeton University Planned Giving Advisory Committee since 2002. Jim has also served as Honorary Consul for the Duchy of Luxembourg since 1995, and has been a partner in Cleveland Social Venture Partners since 2004. Fellow: American College of Trust and Estate Counsel; Designated Best Lawyer in America