Jim Curtin has practiced in the areas of estate planning, probate, tax, income tax and elder law for more than 20 years. Prior to entering the practice of law, Jim practiced for 10 years as a certified public accountant (inactive) with the international public accounting firms, Ernst & Young and PKF International. He has been published in the Journal of Pension Planning and Compliance and is a contributing author for the Ohio State Bar Desk Manual on Elder Law. Jim is a frequent lecturer for the Ohio State Bar Association and National Business Institute for subjects including asset protection, estate planning, probate law, business formation and taxation. He has also lectured for the Ohio Society of CPAs on financial planning and the New York State Society of CPAs on taxation and governmental accounting.