David R. Wickham


Dave concentrates his practice in the area of federal and state tax law, probate, exempt organizations and estate planning. He has lectured on federal income tax, estate planning, estate and gift tax, decedents’ estates and trusts, and corporate taxation.


  • Washington University, St. Louis  (LL.M., 1984)
    • Taxation
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law  (J.D., cum laude, 1983)
    • Order of the Coif
  • The Ohio State University  (B.A., cum laude, 1979)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court


  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Ohio Northern University College of Law, visiting professor
  • University of Dayton, adjunct professor
  • Capital University, adjunct professor


  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers©
    • "Lawyer of the Year" in Dayton for Litigation - Trusts and Estate (2015, 2017, 2018)
    • Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates (2022, 2024)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers®