About Us

Welcome to the North Coast Estate Planning Council


Founded in 1993, the North Coast Estate Planning Council boasts a membership of approximately 40 professionals working in North Central Ohio, that specialize in legal, accounting, insurance, investment, trust and valuation professions, as well as representatives from various charitable organizations. The Council is committed to expanding estate planning knowledge and expertise, growing professional contacts and relationships, and, ultimately, enhancing the community by facilitating superior client service.

Our website is intended to help you find professionals in the estate planning field, informative articles, and other resources related to estate planning. For example, you are able search our member directory by name and/or business category, find links to articles and other sites that can provide you with more information about estate planning. Please browse at your pleasure; be aware however, that certain links are reserved for members only and require password access.

The North Coast Estate Planning Council is a member of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, a national organization of professional estate planners and affiliated local estate planning councils focused on establishing and monitoring the highest professional and educational standards. For those professionals interested in learning more about the benefits associated with membership in our council, take the time to browse the member's benefit section of our website, and reach out to member's you may know professionally, or any of the Council's leadership. You can download an application form from this website. 


The North Coast Estate Planning Council is a multi-professional group of legal, accounting, financial, and related professionals whose practices encompass estate planning

The Mission of the North Coast Estate Planning Council is to strengthen the estate planning profession in the North Central Ohio area by:

  • Providing high quality continuing education

  • Sponsoring networking opportunities, and

  • Fostering a multi-disciplinary approach to estate planning

    The group is committed to the following principles:

  • Integrity in professional lives

  • Education as a continuing process

  • Excellence in our work

  • Career development, and

  • Involvement in the profession, including participation in the National Association of Estate Planning Councils (NAEPC)