John F. Furniss  III - Bricker & Eckler LLP

John F. Furniss III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

John F. Furniss III is a partner in Bricker & Eckler's Business, Tax and Estates group. John represents individuals, including professionals, executives, and business owners, as well as families in connection with all aspects of estate planning, charitable giving, business succession planning, and estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning. He also represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the administration of trusts and probate estates as well as in disputes involving trusts and estates, including will contests, trust contests, and tax audits and controversies. He also represents tax-exempt organizations in matters related to their tax-exempt status, planned gifts from their donors, and their endowments.

John is active in various professional groups related to estate planning and charitable giving, including the Council for the Ohio State Bar Association's Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law Section. He also is active in leadership roles with various non-profit organizations in the central Ohio region.

Additional Information

Other Court Admissions
  • State of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • United States Tax Court
  • Kenyon CollegeAB 1997University of Virginia School of LawJ.D. 2000
    Fairfield Medical Center FoundationFairfield Heritage AssociationOhioana Library AssociationJazz Arts GroupPartnership For Philanthropic PlanningProfessional Advisors Committee, Columbus FoundationColumbus Estate Planning CouncilAmerican College of Trust and Estate CouncilCentral Ohio Planned Giving CouncilProbate Law Journal of OhioThe East Wing AssociationColumbus Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationOhio State Bar Association Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law SectionOhio State Bar Foundation, Class of 2007

    Office Location

    100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215-4291
    United States


    Practice Areas

    Trusts and Estates

    Other Information

    Gender: Male