Frantz Ward LLP is pleased to announce that estate planning attorney Ralph P. Higgins, Jr. is among the founding professionals to join the Diamond Advisory Group (DAG) of University Hospitals.
DAG is a prestigious group of more than 170 legal, financial, real estate, and insurance professionals in the community who serve as UH ambassadors advancing the hospital's mission, and work in partnership with UH planned giving professionals to help clients and donors meet philanthropic and financial goals.
Ralph has over 35 years of experience counseling clients on estate planning, business succession, and transfer tax issues. He also has extensive experience in trust administrations, both as counsel to trustees and as a fiduciary. Ralph has helped administer and finalize a vast number of probate estates over the years. Ralph has achieved the highest ranking, AV Preeminent, from Martindale-Hubbell and has been named to the Ohio Super Lawyers list. Ralph has a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D., cum laude, from the Notre Dame Law School.