Attorneys

William J. McGraw III

William McGraw has been an attorney since 1973, and with Dungan & LeFevre since its inception, presently serving as President. He is a Certified Specialist in the area of Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the Ohio State Bar Association and a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.  He is the immediate Past Chair of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Council of the Ohio State Bar Association. He was recognized as one of Ohio’s “Super Lawyers” from 2004-2014,  by Cincinnati Magazine, was named one of the top 50 lawyers in the Dayton/Cincinnati area and one of the top 100 Super Lawyers in the State of Ohio.

William McGraw handles estate planning, trust and probate matters ranging from complex estate tax planning to basic will preparation.  He helps people avoid probate, does simple and complex trust planning and counsels people regarding powers of attorney, living wills and healthcare powers of attorney.  Bill is experienced in the use of Family Limited Partnerships, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Charitable Lead Trusts, and Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts.

Bill handles a variety of business planning matters including Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Family Limited Partnerships, and helps represent owners of businesses in business succession planning.

A 1972 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law, Bill has been active in the Miami County Bar Association, and has served as President.  He also serves on the Editorial Board of the Ohio Probate Law Journal, for which he has authored a number of articles, and he speaks at estate planning seminars, helping to teach Ohio lawyers estate planning techniques.  He has helped write the Ohio Trust Code and has testified on pending legislation before the Ohio Legislature.

Bill and his wife, Donna, have two children, both married, and four grandchildren.

A copy of Bill’s Curriculum Vitae can be viewed here.

Email:  bmcgraw@dungan-lefevre.com

Practice Areas:
Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate
Business Law