Matthew Gibson

the full bio, complete with lots of bullet points


 
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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Colby College, Waterville, Maine, B.A.
    • Majored in English
    • Baseball - Team Captain, Four-Year Letter Winner
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, J.D. 
    • Member of Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution
 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Pappas Gibson - 2017 to present, managing attorney; 2013 to 2016, co-managing attorney
  • Jones, Troyan, Pappas & Perkins - 2008 to 2012, associate attorney
  • Gallagher & Kavinsky - 2006 to 2007, associate attorney
 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION*

  • AV-Rating (Martindale Hubbell) - 2014 to present
  • Columbus CEO Top Lawyer - 2017 (in area of asset protection)
  • 10.0 Rating (Avvo) - 2016 to present
  • Client Distinction Award (Martindale Hubbell) - 2013
  • Client's Choice (Avvo) - 2012

* - I've represented hundreds of clients and come across way too many attorneys.  I am grateful to the clients and peers who think highly of my work, but all awards and recognition (even mine!) should be viewed with skepticism.  If you want to know whether I have the knowledge and skill required to represent you, just ask.  I'll give you an honest answer.

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • American Bar Association YLD Monthly, May 2015, "Tips on Conducting an Estate Planning Interview"
  • Ohio Lawyer, July/August 2015, "Trusts for the Uninitiated"
  • Columbus Bar Association Lawyers Quarterly, Summer 2015, "Trusts for the Uninitiated"
  • Columbus Parent, March 2010, "Why You Need a Will"
 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Middleton Senior Living Lecture Services, 2017, "Basic Steps to Get Your Affairs in Order"
  • National Association of Professional Organizers, 2016, "Hot Topics in Estate Planning"
  • Landlord Engagement Action Network, 2015, "Limited Liability Companies and Residential Real Estate Investment Properties"
  • Columbus Mothers of Twins Club, 2014, "Estate Planning for Families with Young Children"
  • Clintonville MOMS Club, 2014, "Estate Planning for Families with Young Children"
  • Akron Chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors, 2014, "Update on Asset Protection Techniques"
  • Ohio State University Student Financial Planning Association, 2013, "Estate Planning and the Relationship Between Financial Advisor and Attorney"
  • Columbus Chapter of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors, 2012, "Introduction to Trusts"
  • Columbus Chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors, 2012, "Asset Protection Through Limited Liability Companies"
  • Akron Chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors, 2012, "Asset Protection Through Limited Liability Companies"
  • Worthington MOMS Club, 2010, "Estate Planning for Families with Young Children"
  • Powell MOMS Club, 2010, "Estate Planning for Families with Young Children"
  • Clintonville MOMS Club, 2010, "Estate Planning for Families with Young Children"