Kimberly M. Cutler

Kimberly M. Cutler
  • Biography


    Attorney Kimberly M. Cutler is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Trust & Probate Law. As part of Cannizzaro, Bridges, Jillisky & Streng, LLC, she handles client cases on a wide range of matters including Medicaid planning, estate planning, business entity planning, estate administration, guardianships, adoptions, and more. Attorney Cutler has been recognized as a top lawyer in Columbus CEO Magazine and was selected for inclusion in the list of Ohio Rising Stars® by Super Lawyers® Magazine. Attorney Cutler has published many articles on estate planning, estate administration, and estate taxes. Additionally, she speaks often to groups and at continuing legal education seminars.

  • Education


    Attorney Cutler completed her undergraduate studies in 1999, graduating cum laude from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree and a double major in Business and Marketing. In 2002, she graduated from Capital University Law School, cum laude. A year later, Kimberly Cutler earned a L.L.M., Masters of Law in Business and Tax from Capital University Law School as well. Prior to joining Cannizzaro, Bridges, Jillisky, Streng, Weller & Gullifer, LLC, Attorney Cutler was an attorney at Wright Law Co.

    Areas of Practice

    • Estate Planning (including special needs planning)
    • Estate Administration
    • Medicaid Planning
    • Guardianships
    • Adoptions
    • Business Organizations
    • Real Estate
  • Professional Memberships

    Professional Memberships

    • Bar Admission, Ohio, 2002
    • Mental Health & Recovery Board of Union County, Board Member, 2015 - Present
    • Union County Volunteer Guardians, Inc., Board Member 2010 - Present
    • Memorial Hospital of Union County Planned Gifts Committee, 2009 - Present
    • Ohio Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys, 2006 - Present
    • Ohio State Bar Association, 2003 - Present
    • Union County Bar Association, 2008 – Present
      • Board Member 2014 - Present
    • Wealth Counsel, 2005 - Present
    • Worthington Estate Planning Council, 2003 - Present
  • Outside The Courtroom

    Outside The Courtroom

    Published Works

    • Ohio Adopts New POA Form, Ohio Farmer, September, 2006
    • See how new law alters your trust, Ohio Farmer, October , 2006
    • Don’t wait to plan estate, Ohio Farmer, July , 2007
    • Ohio CAUV – only for real estate taxes?, Ohio’s Country Journal, Mid-April, 2008
    • Ohio's Life Estate Marital Deduction, Probate Law Journal of Ohio, Volume 18, 2008
    • Estate planning checklist for farm families, Ohio’s Country Journal, May, 2010


    • Basics of Estate Administration, Ohio State Bar Association, 2008
    • Union County Caregiving Education, Alzheimer’s Association, 2009
    • Rights of Surviving Spouses, Ohio State Bar Association, 2012
    • Ohio Land Sale Proceedings, Ohio Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys, 2012
    • Conserve Your Time and Money with Proper Estate Planning, Union Rural Electric Cooperative Inc., 2013
    • Farm Transition – An Estate Planning Perspective, Ohio State University Extension, 2014
    • Living Wills & Healthcare Powers of Attorney, Union County Bar Association, 2014
    • Recent Changes to Rule 66, Guardianships, Ohio State Bar Association, 2015
    • Seminars for various other individual and professional groups