Maggie L. Sutton

MAGGIE L. SUTTON, ESQ.

Senior Associate Attorney


Maggie L. Sutton has worked with Richard Taps since 2011. She is a graduate of Indiana University Kelley School of Business with a degree in Accounting. Maggie received her law degree from Capital University in 2011, cum laude, where she was both Secretary and Treasurer of the Board of the Women’s Law Association. She is a volunteer with the Legal Aid Society, helping elderly and low-income individuals with their estate planning needs.

Prior to law school, Maggie worked in Chicago as a tax accountant for a large accounting firm. She has experience preparing business and individual tax returns for high net worth individuals.

Maggie is certified in elder law by the National Elder Law Foundation.  There are only 30 attorneys in Ohio who are certified in elder law.

ADMISSIONS
Supreme Court of Ohio, 2011
Supreme Court of Indiana, 2013
Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs

BAR ASSOCIATIONS
Columbus Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association

MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Women Lawyers of Franklin County
Worthington Estate Planning Council
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), current Secretary of the Ohio chapter
Community Fund Management Foundation, currently on the Board of Trustees

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Ohio Elder Law Institute – May 16-17, 2017, Columbus, Ohio
Ohio Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys – May 9, 2017, Columbus, Ohio
Ohio Medicaid Manual Seminar – August 18-19, 2016, Columbus, Ohio

PUBLICATIONS
Co-Author of the Ohio Medicaid Manual (revised in 2017), which explains how to qualify for Medicaid benefits in Ohio.  The Ohio Medicaid Manual is a guide for attorneys who practice in the area of Medicaid planning.

Ohio Assisted Living Association Quarterly Newsletter, Miller Trusts: A Tool to Help AL Residents Qualify for Medicaid, 2nd Quarter 2014

EXTRACURRICULAR
Maggie grew up in Worthington and lives there with her husband and children. She enjoys reading, exercising, running half marathons, and sewing. She also enjoys rooting on the Buckeyes and Colts during football season and the Hoosiers during basketball season.