Mr. Bonasera focuses on trust and estate administration and litigation, estate planning and closely held business matters.
Mr. Bonasera advises his clients on a broad range of trust and estate planning and litigation matters, obligations and liabilities of trustees and other fiduciaries and trust and estate beneficiary rights and closely held business matters including business disputes.
Named by Columbus Business First as one of Central Ohio’s best lawyers, as voted by his peers in the areas of trust and estate planning and administration, litigation, closely held business succession and disputes.
Recognized as one of Ohio’s Super Lawyers in 2004 - 2008, as voted by his peers. In addition, he is recognized as one of Ohio Super Lawyers Top 100 attorneys in the State of Ohio, and as one of the Top 50 attorneys in the city of Columbus.
Recipient of the Ohio State Bar Association Bar Medal Award (2005) and the Columbus Bar Association's Bar Service Medal Award.
Mr. Bonasera is a frequent author and lecturer on probate and trust litigation and administration, estate planning, probate related topics, trusts, the new Ohio Trust Code, wrongful death settlements, professional ethics, and closely held business disputes.
He is also a regular guest on WOSU Radio’s You and the Law series.
Mr. Bonasera's presentations and articles include, Fiduciary, Trust and Estate Litigation Update; Closely Held Business Disputes; Wrongful Death Settlements; Special Needs Trusts and Planning for persons with Disabilities; Contingency Fee Agreement under the Rules Superintendence and Perfecting Personal Injury Claims Against Estates (Ohio Trial) Winter 2005.