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Roger D. Proper, Jr. - Member

Education & Experience


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law. L.L.M., Taxation
  • University of Toledo, J.D.
  • Miami University, B.S., Finance

Bar & Court Admissions/Memberships:

  • Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston Estate Planning Practice Group Chair
  • Wayne County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association (member, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section) as a specialist
  • American Bar Association (member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section)

Publications & Lectures

  • Roger D. Proper, Jr. & Matthew R. Hochstetler, To Be, or Not to Be: "Contingent" Claims Under R.C. § 2117.37, 21 Ohio Prob. L.J. 241 (July/Aug. 2011).

Community Involvement

  • Wayne-Holmes Estate Planning Council
  • Wooster Noon Lions Club (President 2007-2008, Current Board Member)
  • Main Street Wooster, Inc. (President 2006-2007, Current Board Member)
  • West View Manor (Board Member)
  • Wooster Young Professionals (President 2006-2007)
  • West Holmes Athletic Booster Club
  • FirstMerit Bank Advisory Board
  • Viola Startzman Clinic (Current Chair-Elect)
  • Wayne County Community Foundation Trustee
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