Robert J. Onda

Attorney in Columbus, OH

Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, 1980. Ohio Super Lawyer, 2011, 2012, 2013. Author: "Self-Cancelling Installment Sales, An Income Tax and Estate Planning Evaluation," 36, University of Florida Law Review, No. 5, 1984. Speaker and Author: "Sophisticated Section 1031 Transactions in Ohio," National Business Institute, March 2004; "Ohio Tax Strategies Using Like Kind Exchanges," PESI, August 2003; "Section 1031 Planning Opportunities," Ohio State Bar Association, 1st edition, May 2007, March 2005, and August, 2003 and August 2002; "Section 1031 Exchanges of Investment Properties in Ohio," National Business Institute, June 2003, August 2002 and July 2001; "The Nuts and Bolts of Like Kind Exchanges," Ohio State Bar Association, May 1998; "Death and Taxes: an Overview of How to Avoid One of the Two Certainties of Life (At Least Temporarily)," Columbus Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Institute, May, 1993; "Selected Tax Issues," Columbus Bar Association, Real Property Law Institute, February 1992. Co-Author: "Negligence/Substantial Understatement and Valuation Penalties," ALIABA Course of Study, April, 1989; "Hidden Penalties," ALI-ABA Course of Study, April, 1987; 1988. Adjunct Professor, Capital University Graduate Tax Program, 1986-.

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Areas of Law

  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Federal Tax Controversies
  • Tax Deferred Exchanges
  • Mergers Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Business Law
  • Business Formation
  • Tax Planning


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Admitted in 1983, Ohio
1984, Florida
U.S. Tax Court

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  • Law School Attended

    Washington and Lee University
    Class of 1983
    cum laude

    University of Florida
    Class of 1984

    University Attended

    University of Notre Dame
    Class of 1979
    cum laude

    Birth Information

    Born in 1957
    Gary, Indiana

    Associations & Memberships

    Columbus Bar Association; Ohio State Bar Association; American Bar Association; The Florida Bar.

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    Robert J. Onda
     35 N. Fourth St., Suite 100,
    Columbus, OH 43215-2511


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