James V. Shindler, Jr.

Shindler Neff LLP Attorney


1200 Edison Plaza-300 Madison Ave. Toledo, OH 43604-1556 United States


Phone: (419) 243-6281 Fax: (419) 243-0129

Practice Areas

Elder Law
Estate Planning/Wills
Probate & Trust
Tax-State & Local

Biographical Info

James V. Shindler, Jr., Certified Public Accountant 1965, Ohio; Admitted to bar 1966, Ohio; U.S. Tax Court, Federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals; Federal District Court, Northern District of Ohio. Preparatory education, Ohio University (1957-59), The Ohio State University (B.S.B.A., 1961); Legal education, University of Toledo (J.D., 1966). Fraternities: Phi Alpha Delta, Delta Sigma Pi. Member:  Toledo Bar Association (Member Taxation Committee, 1973-80; Specialization and Advertising Committee, Secretary 1975 and 1976; Internal Revenue Service Liaison Committee, 1977); Ohio Bar Association; Lucas County Bar Association; Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants; Toledo Estate Planning Council. Life Member-Federal Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference, 1999-present; Board of Trustees Toledo Catholic Charities, 1970-82; Director of the Joseph J. and Marie P. Schedel Foundation Arboretum and Gardens, 1984-present, President of the Joseph J. and Marie P. Schedel Foundation Arboretum and Gardens, 2003-2017 and Chairman pf the Board of Trustees, 2017 to present; Sophia Center Board Member, 2003-present. Sophia Center Board Chair Person January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2015. Member of Ohio Higher Education Facility Commission, appointed May 19, 2008 by Governor Ted Strickland and re-appointed by Governor John Kasich  March 7, 2012-present. Author: The Torch, Volume XXXXI, April, 1968, “Taxation of Charitable Groups,” Industrial Education Handbook, The University of Toledo, July, 1969, “Cost Control and the Supervisor.”  Assistant Professor: Accounting, Bowling Green State University, 1966-67. Instructor: University of Toledo, Division of Adult and Continuing Education, 1965-67. Lecturer: Taxation, Ohio Legal Center Institute, 1976-90. Internal Revenue Agent, 1961-66; Internal Revenue Service District Conferee, 1966. Partner Shindler Neff LLP, 1967-present. Legal specializations: Taxes, Estate Planning, Probate and Elder Law.