- Real Estate – Commercial and Residential
- Business Formation
- Probate/Estate Planning
- Trusts and Trust Administration
- Zoning and Condominium Development
Brian S. Artz first entered the private practice of law in 1980 and in 1988 co-founded the present day law firm of six attorneys in which he is a partner. Mr. Artz began his practice in a small law firm in Urbana, Ohio, working primarily in the areas of residential and commercial real estate, mortgage loan lending, estate planning and business representation. Upon moving to Columbus, he became affiliated with John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company and the Columbus City Attorney’s Office, Prosecutor Division, and subsequently established the law firm which has become known as Artz, Dewhirst & Wheeler, LLP. He currently serves on the legal advisory committee of The Columbus Foundation and has served on the Board of Trustees of the German Village Society.
Mr. Artz works with a network of other professionals in the establishment of new businesses and legal issues involving the management and operation of existing businesses for profit, as well as non-profit corporations and entities. Further Mr. Artz, works extensively in the area of estate planning, addressing personal and financial needs that arise during life and at death, and has developed an interest in trusts and trust administration, as well as elder law. Additionally, Mr. Artz has an extensive background in real estate matters, involving the purchase and sale of residential and commercial real property, zoning and development of real property, and the leasing and rental of real estate for individuals and businesses. Mr. Artz has worked extensively in the conversion of multi-family properties into condominiums, and he has been involved in the establishment of a number of different projects in the central Ohio area.
BAR ADMISSIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
State of Ohio Bar, 1980
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1981
Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
German Village Society
- The Ohio State University 1977 – B.A. Degree in Psychology
- University of Dayton School of Law (1980) – Juris Doctorate Degree
PERSONAL: Brian currently lives in the residential area known as German Village, an historical preservation community located adjacent to and directly south of downtown Columbus, Ohio.