Stuart A. Schloss, Jr.



Stu achieved the highest ranking, AV preeminent®, from Martindale-Hubbell®. His extensive experience with closely held businesses includes formation, operation, and dissolution, with an emphasis in family succession planning. Domestic relations taxation matters form another aspect of his expertise. Stu has in-depth experience in estate planning and probate. Stu’s extensive practice in nonprofit corporations includes formation, tax-exempt status, operations, and dissolution. In tax controversy, he handles audits, protests, and appeals. He also practices in advertising, art, and museum law.

Education & Admissions


  • University of Colorado

    (B.A., 1969)

  • The University of Michigan Law School

    (J.D., 1972)


  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Tax Court

Publications & Presentations


  • “The Devil is in the Details – The More Mundane but Technical Issues Concerning Divorce and Separation,” Ohio Bar Association (May 2014)


Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Board of Trustees Centerpoint Health, Inc. (Member and Secretary)
  • Board of Trustees CORE Behavioral Health Centers (Member and Former President)
  • Jewish Hospitals of Cincinnati (Former Member and Vice-Chairman, Board of Trustees)
  • Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (Member, Chairman’s Council;
    Former Member and Chairman, Board of Trustees
  • AIDS Volunteers of Cincinnati (Former Member, Board of Trustees)


  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated – Martindale-Hubbell
  • VIP (Volunteering is Phenomenal) Award from the Hamilton County Community Mental Health Board (2004)