Michele M. Gressel

Michele M. Gressel

Of Counsel
West Chester, Ohio

Educated in the Hamilton and Cincinnati parochial schools, and earned a B.A. from Indiana University. Graduated from the University of Dayton Law School and earned an advanced degree (LLM) in Taxation from Georgetown Law School. Worked for one year for the IRS Estate and Gift Tax group in Indianapolis. Began private practice with Millikin & Fitton Law Firm in Butler County, Ohio in summer 1980. Began solo practice in Butler County in 2008.

Favorite passtimes are fun with six nephews and one niece, travel, plays, and studying new things and reading.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Wills, trusts, administering estates, avoiding probate, special needs
  • 25% Forming and advising small business owners and non-profits

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law, Ohio State Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1978
  • Indiana, 1979
  • Florida, 1985
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1980


  • University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1978
  • Indiana University
    • B.A. - 1974

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association, 1978 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Internal Revenue Service, Estate Tax Attorney, 1978 - 1979
  • Millikin & Fitton Law Firm, 1980 - 2007

Pro Bono Activities

  • Butler County Ohio Bar Association committees


  • English