Stephen L. Kadish - Kadish, Hinkel & Weibel

Stephen L. Kadish

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983

Steve Kadish is one of less than 1,000 lawyers in the U.S. who have been on The Best Lawyers in America list since its inception. A lawyer’s lawyer who has earned the respect of his peers, clients and the industry, he built his skills as a U.S. Tax Court clerk while earning his LL.M. at Georgetown University and earlier, his LL.B. from Columbia University.

Steve is a leading tax attorney in Northeast Ohio, with substantial experience in practice before the IRS, U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. District Court in tax-related matters. In addition to counseling individuals in the planning, creation and execution of estate planning documents, Steve represents trusts and estates as primary counsel.

Steve is the outside consultant to CPA Associates International on tax matters.

He has been published in law reviews and tax-related journals. For more than 30 years, Steve has lectured at numerous tax and accounting seminars, providing updates on Federal tax cases and law, including:

  • American Law Institute / American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar National Institute
  • Ohio Society of CPA’s Annual Accounting Show and Tax Planning Institute
  • Ohio Society of Women Accountants
  • Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • CPA Tax Institutes in Colorado, Indiana and West Virginia
  • Cleveland Tax Institute, Real Estate Institute and Estate Planning Institute


Williams CollegeBA 1960Columbia UniversityJ.D. 1963Georgetown University Law CenterLL.M 1965
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationEstate Planning Council of ClevelandTax Club of ClevelandCity ClubOhio State Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationAmerican College of Tax CounselCleveland Film SocietyEndowment Committee, Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland

Case History

Goosen v Comissioner — Groundbreaking case on taxation of foreign athlete's endorsement income

Office Location

1360 East Ninth Street, Suite 400
Cleveland, OH 44114
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Cleveland Metro Area
Stephen L. Kadish has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Tax Law (Closely Held Businesses, Closely Held Corporations, Closely Held Partnerships, Litigation – Appeals& U.S. Tax Court, Litigation – IRS Audits)

Other Information

Gender: Male