Jeff handles the bulk of the firm’s probate and estate planning work, working together with his clients to plan for their families’ futures and ensure their loved ones’ assets are managed and distributed efficiently after their passing. Jeff also works closely with the firm’s other attorneys to assist client in business and transactional work, including contract disputes, business formation and management, real estate (including commercial leases and purchase agreements), and various corporate matters.
Jeff grew up in Lancaster, Ohio, and obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Notre Dame in 2003. He worked for two years after graduation with a Notre Dame theater group and then enrolled in Notre Dame’s Law School in 2005. While in law school, Jeff worked as a research assistant for Professor J. Eric Smithburn and as a legal intern with the South Bend City Attorney’s Office. Jeff graduated in 2008 and joined The Behal Law Group in 2009 .
Jeff is a member of both the Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations, where he is active on a number of committees. Jeff is also a member of the Knights of Columbus, Gahanna chapter, and lives in Bexley, with his wife, Anna, and their children.