Kyle B. Gee

Counsel

Cleveland
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F +1.216.696.0740

Overview

Kyle Gee counsels clients in all areas of estate planning as a member of BakerHostetler’s private wealth practice, and is licensed in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Formerly a law partner in an established trusts and estates group, Kyle has years of experience counseling families and business owners, preparing core planning and sophisticated wealth transfer documents, titling assets to achieve planning strategies, assisting fiduciaries in administering estates and trusts, preparing estate, gift and income tax returns, representing beneficiaries and fiduciaries in litigation, and structuring charitable gifts in a tax-efficient manner.

Kyle’s close interaction with judges at the beginning of his career, including a clerkship for a probate judge in Pennsylvania, helps him resolve disputes and provides added perspectives on how a court might view a particular controversy. Kyle also understands the challenges that face emerging generations and their preferences, including their reliance on developing technology. He is highly regarded for his insights on the potential opportunities and hazards of evolving topics in his industry, such as electronic signing, electronic wills, remote notarization and blockchain.

Clients appreciate Kyle’s responsiveness, thoroughness and efficiency, as well as his ability to explain and diagram complex topics.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Cleveland Chapter: Chair-Elect

  • Estate Planning Council of Cleveland

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Estate Planning and Probate Section

  • Ohio State Bar Association: Probate and Trust Law Section

  • Pennsylvania State Bar Association: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

  • American Bar Association: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

Community

  • Strongsville Education Foundation: Trustee

Prior Positions

  • Partner at Cleveland law firm (2017 to 2018)
  • The Honorable Penny L. Blackwell, York County Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania -- Orphans' Court Division: Law Clerk  (2009 to 2011)
  • The Honorable David A. Katz, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio: Legal Extern (2007)

Admissions

  • Ohio
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • J.D., University of Toledo College of Law, 2008, magna cum laude; Law Review, Assistant Executive Editor
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 2005

Languages

  • Spanish